.............while being investigated or waiting for trial for criminal activity. In non protected private sector these people are replaced because they run up the price that you, the customer will not pay. When the government wants more money to pay these people they pass a law and take it from you. As an employee, you should not have a right to a lifelong job, especially if you do not perform. As an employer, why should you pay someone who is not doing the job? How would it work for a football team to have a player that can not run?