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Legal Statutes: Florida

UPDATED July 16, 2017

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Chapter 92. Witnesses, Records, and Documents

back to top92.57. Termination of employment of witness prohibited

A person who testifies in a judicial proceeding in response to a subpoena may not be dismissed from employment because of the nature of the person's testimony or because of absences from employment resulting from compliance with the subpoena. In any civil action arising out of a violation of this section, the court may award attorney's fees and punitive damages to the person unlawfully dismissed, in addition to actual damages suffered by such person.
Added by Laws 1990, c. 90-185, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1990.