Pursuant to the provisions of 28 U.S.C. § 1875, an employee is protected from being discharged, threatened, intimidated, or coerced by their employer because of their federal jury service.
An employer violating this provision is subject to:
Liability for damages to the employee;
An injunction prohibiting further such violations and providing appropriate relief including the reinstatement of such employee;
A civil penalty of not more than $5,000 for each violation on each employee; and
An order to perform community service.