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What is their vacation time policy? Do they give you a set amount of days or can you get people to cover your shifts?

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You accrue paid time off as you build up your service hours. But you can also request unpaid days off at any time. As long as they are within reason (i.e. you're not asking for the same day off as three other people) any decent team leader will try to accomodate.

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Vacation is not paid, unless you have pto (paid time off) hours to cover it. You can go , but yes, as previously stated, " team leaders are allowed to deny vacation for any reason, therefore resulting in favored team members taking vacation and less favored forced to work continuously until burning out".

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The benefits are fine, but the team leaders are allowed to deny vacation for any reason, therefore resulting in favored team members taking vacation and less favored forced to work continuously until burning out.

Answered - Team Member (Current Employee) - Sandy Springs, GA

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It can vary from state to state.

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We were able to get people to cover our shifts.

Answered - Baker, Cake Decorator, & Clerk (Former Employee) - Westwood, CA

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Vacation policy is 10 days after your first year.

Answered - Front End Team Lead (Former Employee) - New York, NY

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Your vaction time goes accordingly to your service hours

Answered - Prepared Foods Team Leader (Manager) (Former Employee) - Las Vegas, NV

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Its a two week vacation time and mostly three

Answered - Sales Associate (Former Employee) - Montclair, NJ

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54 vacation hours for every 1000 hours worked

Answered - Customer Representative (Current Employee) - Austin, TX

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They have an accrual system.

Answered - Senior Buyer-Grocery (Former Employee) - Wheaton, IL

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