28 Mar, 2023 by Marianne Favre Moreillon

Taking vacation days during the notice period

28 Mar, 2023 by Marianne Favre Moreillon

When there is a positive vacation balance at the termination of the employment contract, the issue of taking those vacation days before the expiration of the leave period is a delicate one.

The purpose of vacation time is to allow the employee to rest. When the employee is dismissed, the search for a new job may limit the possibility of taking vacation time.

This article discusses the following topics:

  • positive vacation balance
  • vacation taken in kind
  • replacement of vacation by a financial indemnity
  • finding a new job and taking vacation time
  • employee released from the obligation to work
  • employee employed during the vacation period
  • practical cases

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