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WVC 61-5-25a §61-5-25a. Discrimination against employee summoned for jury duty; penalty.
It is unlawful for any person to terminate or threaten to terminate from employment, or decrease the regular compensation of employment of an employee for time the employee was not actually away from his employment because an 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.

Any person violating the provisions of this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and, upon conviction, shall be fined not less than one hundred dollars nor more than one thousand dollars, or imprisoned in the county jail not more than sixty days, or both fined and imprisoned.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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