Section 10. A person who knowingly or intentionally:
dismisses his employee;
deprives his employee of employment benefits; or
threatens such a dismissal or deprivation;
because the employee has received or responded to a summons, served as a juror, or attended court for prospective jury service commits interference with jury service, a Class B misdemeanor.
As added by Acts 1977, P.L. 26, Section 20.
Civil Action for Dismissal from Employment
Chapter 4. Remedies for improper Dismissal From Employment Because of Court Attendance.
Civil action for dismissal from employment
Section 1. A person who is dismissed from employment in violation of IC 35-44-3-10
may bring a civil action, within 90 days of the dismissal, against the employer who dismissed the person:
to recover the wages the person lost as a result of the dismissal; and
to obtain an order requiring reinstatement by the employer.
If the person obtains a judgment against the employer, the court shall award a reasonable attorney's fee to the person's attorney.
As added by P.L.1-1998, Section 24