Annual Leave

Annual Leave provides you with paid time off from your job for personal reasons including: vacation, outside activities, scheduled medical appointments, and personal business. If your absence is due to an illness or injury, you should refer to the Sick Leave [1] page. 


VMware provides Dirigenti employees with twenty-five (25) paid working days (200 hours) per calendar year, plus thirty-two (32) Hours of Reduced Working Time. 

VMware provides Non-Dirigenti employees with twenty-two (22) paid working days (176 hours) per calendar year, plus Hours of Reduced Working Time according to the following service requirements:


Years of Service Hours of Reduced Working Time
In the first two (2) years of employment  32 hours
In the third (3rd) and fourth (4th) year of employment 68 hours
From the fifth (5th) year of employment 104 hours

*Hours of Reduced Working Time = ROL Hours + Italian Ex-Festività

Carry Forward 

The law allows the carry forward of unused Annual Leave. 

Cash Out 

VMware only permits the cashing out of unused Annual Leave when you resign or cease to be employed for any reason (e.g. due to disability etc), at which time the full accumulated/outstanding leave entitlement is paid out. 

The balance of any unused Hours of Reduced Working Time will be paid out in July each year.

Scheduling Annual Leave