This letter of suspension includes a date for an investigation meeting. This letter should be isued to an employee suspected of a misconduct of a such a serious nature (suspected gross misconduct cases) that it warrents suspension pending an investigation. The decsion to suspend should be timely but should not be taken lighlty. Suspension is paid. Suspension can also occur if the person leading the investigation feels the alleged perpetrator may influence/intimadate witnesses or any claimant.