Paid Time Off

Paid Time Off

United Rentals provides Paid Time Off (PTO) for treatment and recovery from illness, periods of rest and the opportunity to conduct personal business without loss of pay or benefits.
VacationHourly EmployeesSalaried Employees
Years of Service Full Year Accrual Full Year Accrual
0 months to 1 year1 Week2 Weeks
1 year or more2 Weeks2 Weeks
5 years or more3 Weeks3 Weeks
10 years or more4 Weeks4 Weeks
Vacation Carry OverBranch employees who accrue three or more weeks of vacation per year may carry over one week to the next year. The carry-over vacation time will not be paid out upon termination, with exceptions for employees in certain states.


All other employees must use vacation in the year accrued and any remaining balance at year’s end will be forfeited.

Exceptions are available for certain acquisition employees and employees in the following states: CA, CO, MO, NE.
SickHourly EmployeesSalaried Employees
AccrualSick time accrues each paycheck to a maximum of six days annually. Use for self-care, the care of family or for doctor visits. Paid sick time may be taken in advance of accrual in accordance with policy. A doctor’s note is required if you take more than five days off for the same condition.
PayoutUnused sick time is paid out annually in December (max 48 hours or 6 days).Unused sick time may carry over annually (max 112 hours).

Sick time is not paid out if your employment ends.
Union employees are not eligible for vacation time or sick time unless specifically indicated in their collective bargaining agreement. Vacation time and sick time are not accrued during a leave of absence.
Parental Pay
All full-time, nonunion employees are eligible to receive up to 80 hours of paid time off following the birth/adoption/foster of a child. Parental Pay may be taken during the period of one (1) month PRIOR to the birth or placement of the child(ren) or up to six (6) months FOLLOWING the birth or placement of the child(ren).
Parental Pay
Full-time, nonunion female employees who birth a child are eligible to receive 80 hours of pregnancy paid time off. This covers the disability benefits waiting period and is supplemental to other pregnancy-related benefits, including leave, short term disability, and parental pay.