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Layoffs: Vacation and Bonus Pay

Source: EDD Vacation Pay GuidelinesBonuses

Fixed Layoff: Vacation pay is considered wages (counts against Unemployment claim)

A fixed layoff with a specific recall date normally will not break the employment relationship, and no termination of employment occurs.  Vacation payments resulting from a fixed layoff, whether in accordance with a collective bargaining agreement, employer policy, or at the claimant's request, will constitute wages under Section 1279.