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Jury Duty Leave


The CSU provides paid leave for jury duty (selection process and jury panel service). Regular salary received for time spent on jury duty if Proof of Service for state, or for federal, jury duty fees are remitted to the CSU. If employee retains jury duty fees, available vacation or CTO credits may be used to cover time off.  An hourly employee shall be eligible for time off with pay for jury duty only for those hours he/she was scheduled to work. Employee shall be docked for non-compensable absence. 

Pay for jury duty and mileage reimbursement procedures are described in the following: What If I'm Called to Jury DutyAdobe Acrobat Logo

Unit Jury Duty Reference
C99 Confidential Employees HR/Benefits 2004-22
E99 Excluded Employees HR/Benefits 2004-22
M80 MPP HR/Benefits 2004-22
M98 Executive Management HR/Benefits 2004-22
RO 1 Union of American Physicians and Dentists Article 15
Section 15.1 to 15.4
RO 2,5,7,9 California State University Employees Union Article 15
Section 15.17 to 15.21
RO 3 California Faculty Association Article 23
Section 23.6 to 23.9
RO 4 Academic Professionals of California Article 20
Section 20.1 to 20.4
RO 6 State Employees Trades Council Article 18
Section 18.25 to 18.29
RO 8 Statewide University Police Association Article 22
Section 22.11 to 22.13
RO 10 International Union of Operating Engineers Article 15
RO 11 Academic Student Employees
HR/Benefits 2004-22

Subpoenaed Witness

Absence as a Witness – Serving in the CSU’s Interest

  • Situation A: Normal salary for corresponding period of absence for court-subpoenaed or expert witness in the interest of the CSU. Proof of Service for state, or for federal, court fees shall be remitted to the CSU to continue CSU compensation and benefits. Otherwise, an amount equal to the fees shall be deducted from the employee’s salary. No vacation shall be used in such cases.
  • Situation B: Federal court fees in excess of regular earnings may be retained and only an amount equal to the compensation paid the employee while on leave remitted, or if entire fees are retained by employee, time taken off shall be charged to available vacation credits, or the employee shall be docked for period of absence.
  • Situation C: If court appearance is required outside of and not continuous with employee’s regular work schedule, employee shall be compensated pursuant to call-back pay requirements of Provision 19 only if he/she is required to appear in court as a result of the exercise of his/her duties during working hours.

Absence as a Witness – Not Serving in the CSU’s Interest

  • Employee shall be charged vacation time or employee shall be docked for non-compensable absence.
Unit Subpoenaed Witness (SW) Reference SW Serving in the CSU's Interest
C99 HR/Benefits 2004-22 Situation A, B
E99 HR/Benefits 2004-22 Situation A, B
M80 HR/Benefits 2004-22 Situation A, B
M98 HR/Benefits 2004-22 Situation A, B
1 Article 15
Section 15.5 to 15.9
Situation A, B
2,5,7,9 Article 15
Section 15.23 to 15.28
Situation A, B, C
3 Article 23
Section 23.12 to 23.17
Situation A, B, C
4 Article 20
Section 20.6 to 20.8
Situation A
6 Article 18
Section 18.20 to 18.24
Situation A, B
8 Article 22
Section 22.14 to 22.20
Situation A, B, C
10 Article 15 Situation A, B
HR/Benefits 2004-22 Situation A, B