An employer may decide to temporarily suspend an employee from work for reasons connected with those detailed below. For the most part an employee who is suspended is entitled to be paid their normal pay during the period of suspension.
For guidance on suspension in connection with disciplinary investigations and penalties please contact the Agency Helpline on 028 90321442
The Agency’s Enquiry Point is available to employers, employees, trade unions and others. Enquiry Point advisors provide information and advice on a wide range of employment matters. The Enquiry Point is also an important contact point for identifying circumstances, or clients, who would benefit from being referred to other Agency services.
The Enquiry Point provides clear, confidential, independent and impartial advice to assist the caller in resolving issues in the workplace.
While the advisors cannot provide a legal opinion they can help callers gain a better understanding of their rights and responsibilities as well as identifying possible options to help resolve their issues.