Jury Duty: Texas
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Susan A. P. Woodhouse, Littler
- Employers in Texas must provide jury duty leave to employees. See Employers Obligated to Provide Leave.
- All employees in Texas may take time off from work to respond to a jury duty summons. See Employees Qualified for Leave.
- An employer is not required to compensate an employee for time spent on jury service. See Compensation During Leave.
- An employer may not terminate or threaten to terminate permanent employees because of their jury service. See Prohibited Actions.