A letter of suspension is a letter that is issued to an employee that has been suspended from their position. It is a formal notice that they are not to attend work for the period specified in the letter of suspension. Important components of a suspension letter include the specific reason for the suspension, the duration of the suspension, and whether the employee will still be paid their normal wage while they are on suspension.
Sample letter of suspension
Latasha S. Tobin
3890 Bassel Street
Metairie, LA 70001
RE: Suspension Information
July 14th, 2009
This letter is to inform you that as a result of your actions on July 12th, 2009, you have been issued a suspension for 1 week (7 days).
On July 12th, you violated multiple sections of the Employee Standards code every employee is expected to follow. This has not been the first time you have done this either. There are recorded incidents on May 15th and June 23rd of similar infractions.
You will not receive pay while you are on suspension.
You are expected to return to work on July 21st, 2009.
If you have any questions, please contact me. You are expected to vacate the premises immediately.