Kimberly Clark

Vacation & Holidays

K-C understands the importance of your time away from work so you can focus on what matters most to you and your family. That’s why we offer vacation and personal and company designated holidays to support your work-life balance and wellbeing.


Note: For employees covered by a Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA), please refer to your CBA for full details on your time off provisions.


If you’re hired before December 1, you’re eligible for vacation in your first year (amount varies by hire date).* The amount of vacation you’re eligible for also depends on your classification. Additional vacation is earned based on years of employment at K-C. Vacation allotment varies for employees scheduled less than 30 hours per week.


Years of Service

Annual Vacation

Hourly Employees
Salaried Employees
Year after hire – 4 years 80 hours 120 hours
5 – 11 years 120 hours 120 hours
12 – 17 years 160 hours 160 hours
18 – 24 years 200 hours 200 hours
25 or more years 240 hours 240 hours

*Part-time hourly employees (scheduled 20 to 29 hours per week) are not eligible for vacation. For more information on your time off benefits, click here.


You’re eligible for paid personal holidays in your year of hire, the amount you receive depends on your hire date. The first full year of employment you're eligible for 32 hours of personal holidays.* You also receive nine paid designated company holidays per calendar year.

Click here to view the company-designated holiday calendar.

*Part-time hourly employees (scheduled 20 to 29 hours per week) are not eligible for personal holidays. For more information on your time off benefits, click here.


This site is provided to help Kimberly-Clark (K-C) employees better understand their benefit plans. It does not guarantee coverage under a plan and does not provide complete descriptions of K-C benefit plans. K-C reserves the right to change these plans at any time. In all cases, the formal Plan Documents will govern.

If you are an organized hourly employee covered by these plans, see your HR representative or other person designated at your unit for information on how your plan(s) may differ from the information on this site. You may also call the Benefits Information Line at 800-551-2333. Empyrean representatives are available Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET and Fidelity representatives are available Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. ET. From outside the U.S., dial your country’s toll-free AT&T Direct Access number then enter 800-551-2333.