Opelousas, LA asked in Employment Law for Louisiana

Q: Are employers required to pay their hourly employees for days missed due to jury duty?

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Rhiannon Herbert
Rhiannon Herbert
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A: No. Under the Fair Labor Standards Act, employers are only required to pay their employees for the hours they work, and there is no obligation to offer paid time off for any reason. However, your employer may not discriminate or retaliate against you for taking time off work to serve on a jury.

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