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Jury Duty

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First Published  :Thu Dec 04 14:32:08 GMT 2014
Last Modified  :Tue Feb 15 21:10:35 GMT 2022
Last Published  :Tue Feb 15 21:10:35 GMT 2022
Summary :  Reference for all constituents of Tufts with inquiries about the University policy regarding jury duty. Audience: Jury duty rights apply to all current Employees, Staff, Faculty, Student workers as outlined under Massachusetts General Laws. Jury Duty Paid Time Off Policies - Audience: All employees who are covered by the employee handbook, not by CBA or contract employment (Note: For faculty, please see the faculty handbook for the faculty member’s school. For post-doc scholars, please see the post-doc handbook).


Primary Information

    The University recognizes the employee’s need to take time off when called to serve in local, state and/or other juries or jury selections.  As such, the University will pay the difference between the employee’s regular University pay and jury duty pay for up to thirty (30) days pursuant to a lawful jury summons.

Related Information

    Jury Duty Earnings Code for Time Entry purposes - 262

    Employee Handbook



    Jury duty, court appearance, leave of absence, time off