500-A:14 Protection of Juror's Employment; Action Brought by Employee.
I. An employer shall not deprive an employee of his employment, or threaten or coerce him regarding his employment because the employee receives and responds to a summons, serves as a juror, or attends court for prospective jury service.
II. Any employer who violates paragraph I may be found in contempt of court.
III. If an employer discharges an employee in violation of paragraph I, the employee may, within one year of the discharge, bring a civil action for:
(a) Recovery of wages lost as a result of the violation; and
(b) An order requiring his reinstatement.
IV. Damages recovered shall not exceed lost wages. If an employee prevails in an action under paragraph III, the employee shall be allowed a reasonable attorney's fee fixed by the court.
Source. 1971, 456:10. 1981, 527:2, eff. Aug. 28, 1981.