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    Hello. I am a cashier at thrift store since 2001. I work almost 40 hour work week. The cashiers work on Saturdays and have set off day during middle of week, store is closed on Sundays. Production people work M-F. Here's my question about vacation time. The corporate office is saying Saturdays can't be used as a vacation day. If I want use my week of vacation time at once, I would be only able to use my vacation days for m-f then have to work that saturday. I've been working here almost eight years ive requested Saturdays before and they been approved by management. My reasoning is I use my vacation days for for the days I normally work and I should still have the two off days. If wanted to take a Saturday I would have to work my normal off day but if i want a full week off this doesn't make sense. Can the company tell us we can't use a vacation day for a day we normally work?

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    Yes, your employer can tell you when vacation days can be used. Vacation time isn't even required by law & doesn't have to be offered. (unless you have a binding employment contract guaranteeing it)
    Last edited by Betty3; 04-16-2009, 02:36 PM.
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