Employee Benefits - Leave and Holidays
C.E.S.P. 7-10: Jury or Witness Leave
Date Revised: 4-20-2001
Summary: Establishes a policy concerning leave to serve on jury or as a court witness.
An employee serving as a witness, juror, or party litigant shall be entitled to regular compensation in addition to any fees paid by the court for such services. These absences will not be counted as annual leave.
Depositions which involve the University may be taken during duty hours. All others should be handled as off-duty time.
Employees who are accepted by the court as an expert witness and paid a fee in excess of the normal witness fee shall take annual leave for the time required for such testimony.