Jury Duty/Serving as Witness

1. Regular, full, and part-time employees selected for jury duty or subpoenaed as a witness shall continue to receive regular pay while serving subpoenaed jury or witness time, and is permitted to retain any compensation received for jury or court witness time. Employees appearing in court on their own behalf, however, must use vacation leave.

2. The employee is expected to report to work all or part of any day he/she is not engaged in jury or witness time.

3. A copy of the subpoena or summons must be attached to the Leave Request and submitted to the appropriate vice president or to the President.

4. Under normal circumstances, Pratt Community College will not ask for deferment of jury duty.

Revision Dates: 09-19-2017, 10-18-1999, 10-21-1996.

Policy Number: 


Policy Type: 

Administrative Policy

Adoption Date: 

Tuesday, July 12, 1977

Review Date: 

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Revision Date: 

Tuesday, September 19, 2017