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Madison Metropolitan School District

Employee Handbook 2021-2022

9.1 Jury Duty and Subpoenaed Witness

Employees called for jury service in any Court of the State of Wisconsin or of the United States or subpoenaed to appear by an officer of the Court and/or summoning of a governmental agency such as Internal Revenue or Draft Board during work days, shall be entitled to leave of absence from his/her position without loss in time or pay for such absence. Such employees may elect to receive the difference between his/her regular normal pay and the amount he/she receives for jury or court service or he/she may elect to use accumulated vacation, holidays and accumulated compensatory time which may be due him/her, in which case he/she shall receive his/her fee for court service plus full pay. The employee will be expected to be absent only as long as necessary.

If during a non-work day an employee is subpoenaed to appear by an officer of the Court and/ or summoning of a governmental agency, or is requested by legal authorities to participate in an investigation regarding an incident arising out of his/her employment, the employee shall be compensated by the District for his/her attendance at his/her regular rate of pay when such attendance is related to District employment.

Such proposed leave must be brought to the attention of the employee’s supervisor immediately upon notification of proposed jury or court service by the employee.