Jury Duty: Louisiana
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Susan A. P. Woodhouse, Littler
- Employees in Louisiana must be excused from work to serve on a jury. See Employers Obligated to Provide Leave; Employees Qualified for Leave.
- Employers are obligated to compensate employees for the first day of jury duty. See Compensation and Benefits While on Leave.
- Employers cannot terminate, threaten or coerce an employee because the employee serves on a jury. See Prohibited Actions.