Jury / Military Leave
An employee summoned to perform jury duty or subpoenaed to serve as a witness in a court or administrative proceeding to which he or she is not a party shall be excused from work. No deduction shall be made from the salary or wages of any University employee who is called for jury service, nor shall the employee be required to account to the University for any fee or compensation received for jury service. Employees are expected to work, if reasonably possible, the time when not actually in a court or administrative proceeding in connection with such service. Employees may be required to provide documentation of jury attendance at the discretion of their immediate supervisor.
The University of Texas System will grant paid military leave to employees who are called to active duty. State employees are entitled to the following types of leave for military service. Authorized training or duty for members of the state military forces and members of any of the reserve components of the United States Armed Forces; Call to National Guard active duty by the Governor; National emergency active duty for members of a reserve branch of the United States Armed Forces. For detailed information see UT System Office of Human Resources, System Policy Memoranda, Chapter 8, 8.030, Paid Military Leave and 8.040, Extended Unpaid Military Leave.
Detailed information regarding the terms and conditions of jury/military leave are located in the UTSA Handbook of Operating Procedures, Chapter 4, paragraph 4.20, sections VII and X.
Updated: April 14, 2011