(b) Nothing in this section shall be construed to require an employer to pay an employee any wages or other compensation for the time the employee is actually away from employment for jury services or to respond to a jury summons.
(c) If the employee prevails in an action under subsection (a) of this section, the employee shall be allowed reasonable attorney's fees as fixed by the court.
(d) Any employer who discriminates against an employee because the employee received or was served with a summons for jury duty, or was absent from work to respond to a summons for jury duty or to serve on any jury in any court of this state, the United States or any state of the United States, is guilty of civil contempt and shall be fined not less than one hundred dollars nor more than five hundred dollars.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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