Jury and Witness Service
|No. 3-24||Rev.||Date 8-17-77|
A. Employees necessarily absent from work in compliance with an official requirement to appear for jury service or a subpoena to appear as a witness at a trial, deposition or other official proceeding will continue to receive the equivalent of full pay provided that the institution will request the employee in a general communication to return the jury or witness fee.
B. This allowance covers only time lost while actually engaged in jury service or attendance as a witness, and in reasonable travel to and from the place of such service.
C. This policy does not apply when an individual appears in court in his or her own behalf.