Hewlett Packard Defeats Ex-Worker’s Vacation Pay, Bonus Claims

Jan. 14, 2021, 3:23 PM

A Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. employee isn’t entitled to recover vacation pay or a bonus he claimed he was owed when he resigned from the company, the First Circuit said.

Matthew White’s employment contract stipulated that he would lose any unused vacation time when he left the company, and under Maine law he was only entitled to what was provided in the contract, the court said in an opinion by Judge Sandra L. Lynch.

Neither was White entitled to the bonus, the court said. The bonus program ended before he left HP and his claim that he was confused about...

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