It depends on the lab supervisor, some of them are not so happy with vacations
Needed more time off than what was offered.
Standard Paid Time Off for any company. 1 week sick time, 2 weeks vacation
Vacation time accumulates you don't have to use it by a certain time frame.
The worst thing is you can only start taking your time off after you've worked enough days. (eg, 8 hr or a day off after you work for a month). Your 2 wk vacation or sick leave is possible only after you've worked 10 months.
The PTO is enough to provide time for sickness and for vacation, a long vacation if you do not need any sick leave.
They claim that they have a great vacation package, boasting up to 20 days off per year. But half of them are national holidays, and the other half is sick time. You really only get about 1 week per year of actual vacation time.
Start earning immediately but have to wait at least six months to take
Accumulate fairly well, increase time every 5 years