Jury Duty: Maryland
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Susan A.P. Woodhouse, Littler
- Employers in Maryland must excuse employees from work to serve on a jury. See Employers Obligated to Provide Leave.
- All employees in Maryland may take time off from work to respond to a jury duty summons. See Employees Qualified for the Leave.
- Employers are not required to pay an employee his or her salary for the time spent on jury duty. See Compensation During Leave.
- Maryland law protects an employee's job when the employee responds to a jury service summons. See Prohibited Actions.