Annual Leave

Annual leave allows an employee to be paid while having time off from work for personal reasons including:

  • Vacation used for rest,recreation, or travel.
  • Taking time out for loved ones

Note: Annual Leave is not intended for use when absence is due to a medical sickness/disability (refer sick leave).


Regular full-time employees who have performed work for 12 (twelve) months shall be entitled an annual leave of 20 (twenty) working days. Annual leave provided in excess of statutory entitlement will be subject to VMware’s Leave Policy.

Annual Leave is pro-rated for newly hired full-time employees as per the table below.  If an Employee starts before (including) the 15th of the calendar month, that month will be taken as a full month for computation of pro-rated leave. If an Employee who joins after the 15th, that calendar month will not be taken into account for pro-rated leave computation.

Pro-Rated Annual Leave

Month of Hire (if the Hire Date is before the 15th of the calendar month) Annual Leave
January 20 days
February 18.33 days
March 16.67 days
April 15 days
May 13.33 days
June 11.67 days
July 10 days
August 8.33 days
September 6.67 days
October 5 days
November 3.33 days
December 1.67 days

Carry forward

All Annual leave balances of the current year must be taken during the same year. Under special circumstances and with prior approval from the manager, an Employee is allowed to carry forward up to maximum 5 days, which must be utilized before 31 March of the following year. In case there is any carried forward leave, the Employee shall use the statutory annual leave first before the carried forward annual leave.

Cash out

Cashing out of an employee’s annual leave balance is not permitted, except at the time that an employee resigns or ceases to be employed for any reason. Under these circumstances, the full accumulated/ outstanding leave entitlement will be paid.

Scheduling Annual Leave

  • Discuss your Annual Leave plans, in advance, with your manager. If an absence is unexpected, you should notify your manager as soon as possible. While business requirements must be taken into consideration, your manager will work with you to ensure that work load does not restrict you from taking Vacation time.
  • Once agreed with your manager, enter your Annual Leave in Workday [VMware network access required] under time off type Vacation Time Off.


Contact Us

Contact HR Source [VMware network access required]
ASK HR [VMware network access required]
Phone: 1-888-869-2738

Last Updated: 17 Nov 2021, 7:03 AM