Probation

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Probation

1. An initial period of employment during which an employee is evaluated. Typically, it is easier to dismiss a new employee during probation. At the conclusion of the probation, the employer decides whether or not to keep the employee on staff. A new employee may not be eligible for some benefits during probation.

2. A period during which an employee has been warned that his/her performance may result in termination if it does not improve.
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If an employer reneges on a promise to grant rights and benefits to a new hire as a reward for successfully completing a probationary period, the employer may be held liable.
Mike Dalton was appointed captain for Station 2 Airport, and Paul Hamilton was appointed deputy district chief for Station 6 Onondaga for a probationary period of one year effective Dec.
The defendant can file a petition to the traffic court requesting that he be pardoned for the remaining time of the probationary period.
Fluet (1992) applies the concept of a probationary period in a competitive insurance market with asymmetric information and firms exhibiting a Nash behavior.
Before Thompson's probationary period expired, Judy Kempe had a meeting with Thompson.
The Michigan Teacher's Act automatically grants tenure to public school teachers after a four-year probationary period.
They wrote saying my probationary period had been unsuccessful.
the offer is subject to the result of the checks or a probationary period or a medical examination (which must be demanded of all prospective employees).
Thus, it emphasized the importance of the fact that a teacher earns tenure by successfully completing a probationary period.
Not to knock the hard-working men and women of Los Angeles Airport Police, but graduates of Los Angeles Police Department's Academy spend a probationary period on the job dealing with crime and crime victims followed by years of experience in one of the largest cities in the world.
NZNO fails to see now a punitive measure such as a probationary period will achieve economic benefits.
But Marlene was stunned when she got a letter from bosses of the Tot Hill garage on the A14 near Haughley, Suffolk, saying her probationary period was up and she was not needed.