Policy Number: 09.12
Issued Date: 07/01/2006
Duke provides paid leave to staff for jury duty service. Additionally, staff subpoenaed to serve as witnesses in cases related to employment at Duke will be provided paid leave. Upon return to work the staff member must present proof of jury duty or subpoenaed-appearance service including dates of service.
Jury duty service (with pay) should be approved immediately upon a staff member’s submission of an authentic summons, subpoena, or notice to a supervisor.
Pay for each day of jury duty will be made at the staff member's current rate of pay for a regularly scheduled workday. This pay will be made during the entire period of jury duty served. Staff who are on jury duty and are scheduled for work on night shifts the same workday should be protected from loss of pay for the entire 24-hour period.
Staff who are subpoenaed for court appearances as witnesses in cases related to employment at Duke should not suffer loss of pay for performing any such duties. Proof of appearance must be submitted to the supervisor upon completion of such service.
Upon return to work the staff member must present proof of jury duty or subpoenaed-appearance service (including dates of service).