If you can’t fire him, can he be suspended?

The right to suspend is not the norm, employers should be cautious in imposing such sanctions
By Stuart Rudner
|Canadian Employment Law Today


Canadian Employment Law Today

explored the difficulties that arise in terminating an employment relationship on a for-cause basis (see “Dismissing staff in ‘employee-friendly’ legal environment,” Issue #406, Feb. 4, 2004). The point, essentially, was that while the doctrine of just cause is a part of the legal system, it is often difficult to satisfy a judge that it exists in a particular case.