Jury service: Deal with the situation where an employee is summoned for jury service
When to use this jury service flowchart
Use this jury service flowchart to deal with the legal and practical issues that arise when one of your employees is summoned to attend jury service.
The employer may decide to ask the employee to apply for a deferral of, or excusal from, the jury service for a work-related reason. Although only the employee can apply for this, the employer may write a letter in support of the application.
- Provide the employee with a letter to support their application for deferral or excusal
- Consider the pay arrangements while the employee is on jury service
- Consider how the employee's work will be covered while they are on jury service