Hi Ben, thanks for helping.
The contract states that she must get prior approval in writing before working elsewhere.
However, she was on full pay suspension. Does that not mean her terms and conditions are in tact in this period, meaning she has to be available to work the shifts she is getting paid for (even though she will not come in because she is suspended).
The point is, she got paid from us for shifts she would have done (were she not suspended), but then actually worked elsewhere for these shifts and go paid there too, effectively being paid twice. Surely this is not legal practise.
Sorry, there's one thing I am not clear on. This employee was being paid to work elsewhere, say on Tuesday evening, but also getting paid for Tuesday evening on full pay suspension (which she would normally work for us). She got paid twice for the same evening, once from us and once from another job. How can this possibly be right?
This is true of many evenings within this period. The point is she ordinarily works on these evenings, so got paid for them on suspension, but choose to work them elsewhere and also got paid for them elsewhere. She got double wages.