Jury Duty

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  1. POLICY

    College employees are entitled to a paid leave of absence when subpoenaed to serve on a jury or testify in court.

  2. REFERENCES

    Reserved.

  3. DEFINITIONS

    See Human Resources Definitions.

  4. PROCEDURES
    1. Employees who receive a subpoena or who are directed by proper authority will present a copy of the notification to their immediate supervisor.
    2. Supervisors who receive proper authorization from an employee will allow the employee paid time off from work for jury duty. Employees will continue to receive their full pay.
    3. Jury duty covers only the time lost while actually engaged in giving service or attendance as a witness, and in reasonable travel to and from the place of service.
    4. Employees will record their absence using the jury duty code through web or department time entry procedures.
    5. Any funds received for jury duty remain with the employee.
    6. Employees engaged in legal proceedings on their own behalf must use approved vacation or leave without pay.

Date of last cabinet review: August 30, 2016

The originator of this policy & procedure is Human Resources. Questions regarding this policy may be directed to the originator by calling 801-957-4210.