Do employers have the right to suspend staff?Judge outlines five-part test in recent case involving suspension without pay of employee charged with drunk driving By Neena Gupta03/05/2003|Canadian Employment Law Today The decision in Reininger v. Unique Personnel Canada Inc. addresses a number of important issues. Does an employer have the right to suspend an employee without pay? What should an employer do when an employee is charged, but not yet convicted, of a criminal offense? If an employer has the right to suspend an employee, what should the duration of the suspense be? To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.