Cardinal offers a generous vacation package, and allows employees to use that time to cover absences from work due to illness should they choose to. Drivers are also provided the option of cashing in vacation time each year. Also, if an employee chooses to leave the company, any accrued vacation is paid out in the final paycheck. Sick time is very limited in options for use and unused time is not paid out or cashed in.
How does that work if employed in Washington state ?
Under the law, employees must accrue paid sick leave at a minimum rate of 1 hour for every 40 hours worked. This includes part-time and seasonal workers. Paid sick leave must be paid to employees at their normal hourly compensation.