Jury Duty: Connecticut
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Susan A.P. Woodhouse, Littler
- Employers in Connecticut must excuse employees from work to serve on a jury. See Employers Obligated to Provide Leave.
- All employees in Connecticut may take time off from work to respond to a jury duty summons. See Employees Qualified for the Leave.
- Full-time employees must be paid their regular wages for the first five days of jury service. See Compensation During Leave.
- Connecticut law protects an employee's job when the employee serves on a jury. Employers cannot terminate or penalize an employee for serving on a jury. See Prohibited Actions.