I got a week off paid and I'm asking my manager to give me the week off and she's refusing to give me that week off even though I'm working under so much stress and overworking myself what should I do
Unfortunately, the law does not require the employer to give you a stress free environment, or to give you time off to de-stress, unless you get a doctor's note requiring the time off.
The best solution is to find another job. In the interim, if you are so stressed out that it threatens your physical or mental health, get a doctor to give you a note for some time off. Depending on the nature of the distress you might have a workers compensation claim as well, but you would need to discuss that with an workers compensation attorney.
Good luck to you.
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Your manager is not under any obligation to give you the week you have asked for off, even though you have the vacation time accrued.
Employers have to be able to schedule employee vacations so that they do not interfere with the operations of the business. If every employee who had accrued vacation time had the legal right to take that vacation whenever they wanted, every employee in the country would take their vacation in July, and it would wreak havoc with the employers' business operations.
If you are not satisfied with the terms and conditions of your employment, your only real option is to find a different job with a new employer who will not overwork you and put you under so much stress.
You have not included any facts that demonstrate you have a legal claim. If you are suffering from a medical condition, you may want to consult with an attorney familiar with the Family Medical Leave Act. Otherwise, you are not required to be given time off based on stressful working conditions.
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