Suspension Letter for Health Hazards during Pregnancy
This Suspension Letter - Pregnancy is to be used to suspend an employee. It should be read in conjunction with the Disciplinary Policy and Disciplinary Procedure and Guidance Notes: Disciplinary Procedure. It can be used where a pregnant employee would be exposed to health hazards while carrying out her normal duties.
The letter explains that suspension is a precautionary measure to allow an investigation to take place and clarifies that suspension is not a presumption of guilt or disciplinary action. Pay and benefits should remain unaltered.
The Suspension Letter details what the employee should and shouldn’t do during the suspension period.
An unjustified suspension period may amount to a breach of the implied term of trust and confidence which could lead to the employee’s resignation and a claim of constructive unfair dismissal.
Optional phrases / clauses are enclosed in square brackets. These should be read carefully and selected so as to be compatible with one another. Unused options should be removed from the document.
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