Walgreens Employee Benefit: Vacation & Paid Time Off | Glassdoor

Walgreens Vacation & Paid Time Off

Updated Apr 28, 2015

1160 employees reported this benefit

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Employer Summary

In 2015, team members are eligible for Paid Time Off (PTO). The rate at which you accrue your PTO is based on your years of service, average hours per week, and position.


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Employee Comments

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  • Nov 08, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Pharmacist in Indianapolis, Indiana

    Walgreens has recently change their accrual rates for PTO and vacation which unfortunately affected a lot of their long term employees. They have made changes similar to this numerous times and it seems to always have a negative effect on their long term employees. I expect this pattern to continue.

  • Nov 06, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Beauty Consultant in Santa Clara, California

    Depending on how much hours you have, you can always chose to use your vacation hours or cash them out if you need more money. Vacations during the holidays are harder to request off because Walgreens is open 365 days a year.

  • Nov 04, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Senior Certified Pharmacy Technician in Columbus, Ohio

    It is nice that one can accrue paid time off, even while only working 32 hours.

  • Nov 03, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Store Manager in Buffalo, New York State

    Takes too long to get to 25 paid days off per year.

  • Oct 31, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in San Francisco, California

    Earning rate sucks compared to others

  • Oct 23, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Shift Manager in Fort Worth, Texas

    Cuts have been made to PTO and vacation. Sick days=PTO, so if you are part-time with no PTO accruing, you have an unexcused absence, as doctor's notes mean nothing. I believe it varies between stores, but you have 5 unexcused (no PTO used) absences for the year before you get a verbal warning, then a written, then termination.

  • Oct 12, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Deerfield, Illinois

    The time off is pretty standard for a big corporation. Nothing out of the ordinary. They put a cap on the accrual after many years of no cap.

  • Oct 10, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Pharmacist in Honolulu, Hawaii

    Very good Vacation packages each year.

  • Oct 04, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Pharmacy Technician in Burnsville, Minnesota

    Appreciate time with my family for sure!

  • Sep 24, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Pharmacist in Marmet, West Virginia

    not possible to work it out.


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