A full or
part-time high employee required to serve on jury or
witness duty will do so without loss of pay. The employee may select one of the
following methods of receiving pay:
Charge the time
to your CarePET Account and retain the compensation
received from the jury/witness duty.
Remain in a
regular pay status (nothing charged against your CarePET
Account) report for work during regularly scheduled shifts whenever not actually
serving jury/witness duty unless such return would impose an unusual hardship
on the employee.
If this option is
selected, the employee will provide Human Resources with their Jury-Duty
paycheck signed over to Community Care for deposit.
If the employee
has cashed the Jury Duty paycheck, they would need to produce a copy of the
Jury-Duty pay stub within two days of receipt and then the employee's gross pay
(for the pay period during which the paycheck stub is received) will be reduced
by the amount of the Jury (Witness) Duty pay.
Only one method
may be applied during the term of a specific jury/witness duty assignment. If,
however, option A is selected and an employee's CarePET
Account is exhausted, the employee may convert to a reduction in pay by the
amount of the fees paid to them for jury/witness duty during the balance of the
should notify their immediate supervisor as soon as they are notified of a call
to Jury or Witness Duty.� At the time of
notification the employee will specify the preferred method of compensation.
All CarePET and other employee benefits will accrue and
continue during an employee's approved Jury Duty Leave period.
If the employee
is requested by Community Care to appear as a witness in a case, the employee
will be considered to be on regular duty and no time will be charged to their CarePET Account.
concerning jury/witness leave are maintained by Human Resources and are based
upon an approved jury/witness duty leave request and weekly time sheets.