Protection of Jurors' Employment and Message to Employers
Your job is protected under Title 28 U.S.C.A. § 1875, which reads, in part:
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No employer shall discharge, threaten to discharge, intimidate, or coerce any permanent employee by reason of such
employee's jury service, or the attendance or scheduled attendance in connection with such service, in any court of the
- Any Employer who violates the provision of this section
shall be liable for damages for any loss of wages or other benefits suffered by an employee by reason of such
may be enjoined from further violation of this section and ordered to provide other appropriate relief,
including but not limited to the reinstatement of any employee discharged by reason of his jury service; and
- shall be subject to a civil penalty of not more than $1,000 for each violation as to each employee.
If your employee is serving as a PETIT or GRAND juror and you would like a verification of this service, the juror may request a
certificate of attendance at the time of dismissal, if not selected. If your employee is selected, the court will issue a
certificate of attendance at the end of a trial, or weekly in the event of a lengthy trial, at the request of the juror.