Filed under Managing the Workplace. Fact checked on May 25, 2012.
State laws cover the time-off required for employees who serve on state and local juries.
Time-off rules for jury duty vary from state-to-state, but most states prohibit employers from discharging an employee who takes leave to serve on a jury, as well as other forms of reprisals. In some states employers do not have to pay for the lost time or may set off from wages any money received by their employees for their jury duty.
Click on your state on the map for an explanation of the jury duty time-off laws for your employees.
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