Annual Leave

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


VMware employees who have been employed for a full preceding year are eligible for Annual Leave. Part – time employees and those starting their employment during the year, will receive pro-rata entitlement. The annual leave cycle runs from 1 January to 31 December each year.


Full-time employees are entitled to:

Carry Forward

Although VMware encourage employees to use all the annual leave entitlement, you can carry over up to five (5) days of unused Leave Entitlement to the next Leave Cycle.

Scheduling Annual Leave

Unpaid Leave

VMware shall grant the Employee unpaid leave in accordance with procedure established by South African Labor Law and upon a written request from the employee. For further details refer to the South Africa Time Away from Work Policy [3] [VMware network Access required].