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The pension benefits earned by an employee according to the years of the employee's service.
The pension, vacation, or other benefits that an employee earns in the course of a year. This is effectively income that the employee is not paid immediately. For example, an employee may accrue vacation benefits, but rather than receiving a check for the benefits, he continues to be paid his regular salary when he goes on holiday. If the employee is terminated or retires, he must be paid all previously unpaid accrued benefits.