Keywords: Constructive dismissal; Suspension; Suspension— breach of implied term of trust and confidence.


Suspending an alleged perpetrator to allow a fair investigation to be carried out during the disciplinary procedure will not breach the implied term of mutual trust and confidence, thereby entitling the employee to resign and claim constructive unfair dismissal, where there is reasonable and proper cause for the suspension. It will be a question of fact in each case to determine this

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