HR Glossary


What is suspension?

In the context of human resources, suspension is the temporary removal of an employee from their position, usually with pay, for violating company policy or breaking the law. Suspension is often used as a disciplinary action, and can be for a predetermined amount of time or until the employee has met specific conditions.

What is the process of suspension?

The process of suspension is when an employee is removed from their position and is not allowed to work for the company. This is usually done as a punishment for bad behavior or to investigate a possible crime. The employee will usually be given a letter explaining the suspension and why it is happening. During the suspension, the employee is usually still paid and is allowed to keep their benefits.

What are the different types of suspension?

There are a few different types of suspension that an employee can face. The most common is a suspension with pay, which means the employee still gets a paycheck but is not allowed to come to work. A suspension without pay means the employee does not get a paycheck during the suspension period. Another type of suspension is a suspension from work, which means the employee is not allowed to come to the workplace at all. Finally, a suspension from contact with the public means the employee is not allowed to have any contact with the public, either at work or outside of work.

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