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.