The Plaquemines Parish School Board shall grant a leave of absence to any regularly employed person of the school system who has been called or subpoenaed to serve jury duty.  Such leave shall be granted for the period of time required to serve such jury duty without loss of sick, emergency, or personal leave or any other benefit.  Jury duty shall not be deemed to interrupt service accumulated toward sabbatical leave.


Anyone serving on jury duty shall receive his/her regular salary less any compensation he/she receives as juror.  Said employee shall be responsible for submitting verification of call or subpoena for jury duty and reporting any compensation received as juror to the Superintendent or designee to be eligible to receive leave for jury duty.  Any employee abusing said leave shall be subject to disciplinary action.


Teachers authorized to serve jury duty must leave lesson plans for the substitutes with their principal.


Adopted:  November 1, 2010



Ref:     La. Rev. Stat. Ann. ยงยง17:81, 17:1210

Board minutes, 9-10-01


Plaquemines Parish School Board