Your employer has a right to be at the hearing. The issue for you is how to prove that you were on an approved vacation, as opposed to not showing up for work. Do you have anything in writing, e-mails, letter, etc. proving the authorized vacation? Any witnesses at work who will testify? The EDD will not get you your job back. All they will do is pay you unemployment or not pay you unemployment.
Disclaimer: The response given is not intended to create, nor does it create an ongoing duty to respond to questions. The response does not form an attorney-client relationship, nor is it intended to be anything other than the educated opinion of the author. It should not be relied upon as legal advice. The response given is based upon the limited facts provided by the person asking the question. To the extent additional or different facts exist, the response might possibly change.Ask a similar question