Summary: S.2863 — 97th Congress (1981-1982)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (08/19/1982)

Authorizes a court to award a reasonable attorney's fee as part of the costs to a prevailing employee who sued his or her employer because of discrimination arising from jury service. Authorizes a court to award a prevailing employer in such a suit a reasonable attorney's fee only if the employee's suit is found to have been frivolous, or brought in bad faith.

Authorizes the service of jury summonses by first-class mail.

Provides workers' compensation coverage to a Federal employee while serving as a Federal juror.