ANNUAL VACATIONS 18.1 Vacation Pay. Employees shall be paid six percent (6%) of their gross wages as vacation pay. The employee may elect to take vacation pay on each cheque or at the end of each work assignment. Employees shall be granted vacation leave as per Employment Standards, upon request, subject to scheduling arrangements. 18.2 Vacation Credits Upon DeathEarned but unpaid vacation allowance shall be made payable, upon termination due to death, to the employee's dependent, or where there is no dependent, to the employee's estate.