Employees subpoenaed to serve as a
juror or as a witness shall be granted time off for such duty and reasonable
travel time when the absence occurs during his or her regularly scheduled hours
of work.A copy of the subpoena must be
kept in the personnel file.Staff
members are required to return to work at the end of the daily duty if there
are more than four hours remaining in the workday.This policy does not cover appearances in
court for traffic or other violations or as a party in a lawsuit.
Employees must submit a request to use
administrative leave with pay for court or jury duty on a Leave of Absence
Form.The request must indicate the
start and end times and dates of the leave.A copy of the subpoena must be attached.The request must be submitted prior to the beginning of the leave.
The employee’s supervisor and
supervisor will approve the request.