Suspension is a scenario wherein an employee, although employed in an organization, is asked not to attend, work, or engage in any of the workplace-related matters generally temporarily. It could be a disciplinary measure taken against an employee for any misconduct being investigated or due to medical needs. The reason for suspension should be clearly specified in the employee’s policy along with its procedure and aftermath.
An example of suspension at the workplace:
An employee that misbehaved with the higher authorities was suspended from working for a week.
Suspension can be given for the following reasons;
Suspension rules can differ from company to company, but here are some of the common rules:
If the suspension is for a shorter period, it is not noticed as much. However, if the suspension lasts for a more extended period of time, the suspension might be visible in the work records.
Yes, the employees are paid during the suspension period. However, the payee is not equal to the regular payee of an employee and can differ from company to company.