Do I need to pay my employees who get called to jury duty?

It depends on which state you’re in. The FLSA (Fair Labor Standards Act), which is a federal law, doesn’t require employers to pay employees for their time spent on a jury. State-by-State Most states don’t require paid leave for jury duty but a few of them do. In Connecticut, for example, full-time employees are entitled […]

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It depends on which state you’re in. The FLSA (Fair Labor Standards Act), which is a federal law, doesn’t require employers to pay employees for their time spent on a jury.

State-by-State

Most states don’t require paid leave for jury duty but a few of them do.

In Connecticut, for example, full-time employees are entitled to regular pay for the first 5 days they serve on a jury, and after the fifth day the employee may receive up to $50 per day from the state.

Final Tips

Check out this list of jury leave laws by state.

Helpful Links:

Jury Duty and an Employee’s Right to Pay – FindLaw.com

Jury Duty Leave Laws by State – bizfilifngs.com

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