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Jury Duty in Connecticut (CT)

Connecticut law prohibits employers from dismissing, threatening or coercing employees who are summoned for jury service, respond to a jury summons, or serve as a juror. Employers are generally required to pay full time employees their regular wages for the first 5 days of jury service...

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Special Note: Under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, an employer cannot make deductions for absences of an exempt employee due to jury duty, serving as a witness or military leave. The employer may offset any amount received by an exempt employee as jury fees; witness fees or temporary military pay for a particular week against the salary due for that particular week.  

For more information on compensation requirements for jury duty under the FLSA, please click here.

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