Definitions for administrative leave
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A leave of absence under unusual circumstances, especially such leave that is enforced during a disciplinary investigation.
Administrative leave is a temporary leave from a job assignment, with pay and benefits intact. Generally, the term is reserved for employees of non-business institutions such as schools, police, and hospitals. Usually, an employee is placed on administrative leave when an allegation of misconduct is made against an employee, either by a coworker, student or parent, an alleged victim or police officer. During the leave, employers may investigate the situation before determining an appropriate course of action. Administrative leave does not in itself imply that an employee will be disciplined or even that an allegation is credible, which is why pay and benefits are not discontinued. It simply allows the employer to investigate the situation, maintaining the employee's present status while at the same time removing them from the environment, eventually leading to either their return or termination. Other reasons that an employee may be placed on administrative leave may include protecting sensitive information or resources or to remove an employee who may be behaving disruptively pending assessment of a situation. Police officers are routinely placed on administrative leave after a shooting incident while an investigation is conducted, without implying fault on the part of the officer.
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At this time, the individual has been placed on administrative leave pending further investigation.
I can confirm he was on administrative leave and was terminated yesterday. I think, at this time, it's just best to understand it's an open investigation and any other comments are not in anybody's best interest.
We have been in regular discussions with the league office and have decided to place Aaron on indefinite paid administrative leave in accordance with the league's Personal Conduct Policy while we continue to work our way through the investigative process with the league.
For issues related to Department personnel and for privacy reasons, we are not able to confirm the identity of the individual or specific charges, his security clearance will be suspended, and he will be put on administrative leave while this proceeds to its end through any judicial process.
To those employees who are living overseas in countries where they can not legally marry, we are also offering administrative leave so that they can travel to a country where they can, state Department is also offering a hardship exception for employees to provide for any unique difficulties that may arise as a result of the phase-out.
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