General Motors Employee Benefit: Vacation & Paid Time Off | Glassdoor

General Motors Vacation & Paid Time Off

Updated Jul 20, 2014

258 employees reported this benefit

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Employer Summary

GM grants vacation time.

This information about the Vacation & Paid Time Off benefit at General Motors is the result of research by Glassdoor editorial staff, and was not provided directly by a representative of General Motors. The description here may not reflect the current General Motors Vacation & Paid Time Off benefit.


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Employee Comments

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  • Jul 13, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Data Analyst in Detroit, Michigan

    Your first year you get something like 15 days on top of the paid holidays and factory shutdown days. Quickly increases from there. Depending on your team and manager you may have different experiences requesting time off. I personally have never had an issue as long as give at least two weeks notice to my team. It's on you to manage your project responsibilities.

  • Apr 28, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Assembly Line Worker in Lordstown, Ohio

    Rarely get days off actually needed even if requested in advance

  • Apr 19, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Engineer in Warren, Michigan

    Best thing - it increases over time Worst thing - once you reach 30 days - that is it - no more increases

  • Feb 04, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former assemblyline worker in Warren, Ohio

    5 days paid vacation every year for the first several years.

  • Dec 04, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Assembly Line Worker in Kansas City, Kansas

    You are forced to use up 72 hours of vacation for their summer shutdown.

  • Nov 23, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Detroit, Michigan

    Generous even in the beginning

  • Oct 20, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Austin, Texas

    15 days then 20 days after 3 years. A lot of holidays including winter break shut down.

  • Oct 12, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Cyber Security Analyst in Austin, Texas

    Most vacation and holidays of any company I have worked for.

  • Oct 06, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Rochester, New York State

    They give 6 days but no personal days. Tops off as 3 weeks vacation after being there for 7 years

  • Sep 04, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Functional Analyst in Chandler, Arizona

    Unlimited sick days, but if out 3 or more days, you are put on short term disability.


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