This is a request for time off. It must be submitted no less than 10 working days (2 weeks) before the time off is to start. Any less notice than this will be considered an emergency, and will need to be discussed in person with management and verbally approved. Allow three days for processing once you have submitted your request. DO NOT assume your request has been approved. If your request is denied for any reason you will receive a notice explaining why. Although vacation time may be approved, pay is at the discretion of HR&CS. Once reviewed a copy of this request will be returned to you.