Lexmark's Use-It-Or-Lose-It Vacation Policy Illegal, Court Says

Law360, New York (September 25, 2013, 10:00 PM EDT) -- A California appeals court last week upheld a lower court’s ruling that Lexmark International Inc.'s "use it or lose it" vacation policy violated state labor law, but the panel said the $13.6 million judgment entered against the company in the wage-and-hour class action should be recalculated.

The three-judge panel of the Second Appellate District affirmed a superior court judge’s decision that Lexmark's policy barring employees from carrying over vacation and personal days from one year to the next was unlawful, but agreed with the printer manufacturer...
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