Legal Question in Employment Law in Virginia

I am a part-time employee at an organization in Virginia. I was told when I was hired that I would not receive benefits, and no benefits were listed in my employment contract. After I was hired, my HR department told me that I was eligible to accrue vacation hours, and so I did for one month (and I used some of those) until they realized they made an error and revoked all of my remaining accrued hours. What are my rights in this situation?

Asked on 7/03/13, 8:16 am

1 Answer from Attorneys

Michael E. Hendrickson Attorney & Counsellor at Law

As your contract of employment apparently made no provision for such benefits

and your receiving them for a brief time apparently was the result of the employer's error, I would have to conclude that you necessarily have no rights nor viable recourse in this particular matter.

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Answered on 7/03/13, 8:25 am


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