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Hi There

 

My son (and 2 of his friends) has been suspended from work on full pay on an allegation of theft.

He asked his manager who made the allegation and what it was he was alleged to have stolen, his manager told him he is not allowed to know this until the allegation has been investigated and not to talk to his colleagues or enter any of the shops pf the company my son wrks for....any advice is very much appreciated...

Thank you in advance...mum knows best...but not this time...

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My son went into to work today after having his 2 days off...the manager asked him to go straight into the office to which he gave my son the letter...the manager asked my son if he had anything to say...to which my son answered that all he has done is work over and above his duties and stopped customers stealing from the shop and he wasn't going to start stealing from them....and yes it is a high street supermarket...

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Welcome to the site.

Primarily this may be a question for the legal forums,but will move to the employment forums where I am sure you will get some pointers as regards correct procedure has been followed.

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This is all wrong

 

guilty without foundation and facts is a very serious matter

 

that goes for the store

 

me thinks this manager has jumped the gun and has left himself, well the supermarket wide open but i need to know what was stated in that letter

 

everybody has the right under common law to know who there accuser is.

That goes back to magna carter and is a fundamental right of every citazen

 

the only exception would be a direct to personal safety to the accuser but a history would need to be shown in that case

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The reason your son has been suspended may be due to company policy.

 

It is only fair and just all suspected of an alleged gross misconduct offence be suspended for an investigastion to take place.

 

Let the investigation run its course,if your son has no involvement his evidence will allow the company to find the guilty person

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company policy does not ride over custom/contract /statute law

 

ever hear the expression mud sticks

 

no smoke with out fire

 

but lets see what the letter says first before we jump the gun

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The op son has been suspended for an investigation to be carried out, the company has every right to suspend all parties for an investigation to take place. Being suspended does not imply any guilt for an alleged offence.

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company policy does not ride over custom/contract /statute law

 

ever hear the expression mud sticks

 

no smoke with out fire

 

but lets see what the letter says first before we jump the gun

 

The OP's son has not been accused of anything yet. He has been told that the company are investigating an allegation of theft. There is an absolute right to suspend an employee whilst facts are gathered in the interests of protecting the business, and if the investigation deems that there are sufficient grounds for disciplinary action then the employer will be the accuser and the accused will be able to challenge the evidence.

 

However this is isn't a Court, and an employer only needs 'reasonable grounds' not absolute proof.

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i agree with sidewinder very knowledgable this is not a law court the rules are very different and the dice are loaded in the employers favour if you want a good example of injustice read the surreyguy thread and this will show you what i mean

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