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Your questions answered: Is a senior manager too senior to be suspended?

By Portner Press on October 12th, 2018
  1. Bullying, Harassment & Discrimination
  2. Bullying in the workplace

 

Q
Can you please advise whether it is standard process to stand down a senior manager accused of bullying during the investigation period due to their position of power?

 

A
Each situation depends on its facts. However, it is common that an employee will be suspended while an investigation takes place. You should keep in mind that you cannot suspend a full-time employee from work without pay.

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