Jury Duty Frequently Asked Questions
Can my employer fire me because I missed work to attend jury duty?
No. Jury duty is an important obligation of all citizens. No employer who is notified in advance of a jury duty summons may fire an employee because of that absence. Workers who are fired because they missed work to fulfill a jury duty obligation should contact the Attorney General, Labor Bureau at (212) 416-8700 or complete the attached complaint form.