• LinkedIn
  • YouTube
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • Google+

Can we deduct partial days off from salaried employees’ accrued leave?

by on
in FMLA Guidelines,Human Resources

Q. If a company tracks employees’ vacation, sick and personal time off, can we make deductions from accumulated time for everyone who takes time off, including salaried employees? I’m talking about deducting it from the accrual, not the pay. I’ve heard that I can’t deduct vacation, sick leave or personal time if the salaried employee worked at least four hours during that day.

As long as the exempt employee receives his or her full salary, it is not a violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act to dock vacation, holiday and sick leave for partial-day absences. Once the exempt employee exhausts the accumulated leave time, however, you may not dock salary for partial-day absences.

Like what you've read? ...Republish it and share great business tips!

Attention: Readers, Publishers, Editors, Bloggers, Media, Webmasters and more...

We believe great content should be read and passed around. After all, knowledge IS power. And good business can become great with the right information at their fingertips. If you'd like to share any of the insightful articles on BusinessManagementDaily.com, you may republish or syndicate it without charge.

The only thing we ask is that you keep the article exactly as it was written and formatted. You also need to include an attribution statement and link to the article.

" This information is proudly provided by Business Management Daily.com: http://www.businessmanagementdaily.com/9104/can-we-deduct-partial-days-off-from-salaried-employees-accrued-leave "

{ 1 comment… read it below or add one }

Konny Pond January 8, 2014 at 9:57 pm

if salaried employee is putting in a far higher number of hours in a week than 40 – are they required to make up time if they need a day off. are they required to make up time if they take a vacation? I thought the whole deal behind salary was you work when needed as long as you’re needed -i.e you have people out sick. So I’m trying to figure out why if a day is needed when they is plenty of staff on hand, why would time need to be made up. Especially since I’ve put in over 40 hrs most weeks of the year


Leave a Comment