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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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Of probationers warned (all chronic noncompliers), fewer than half were referred for an actual sanction, and most of those referred once and briefly jailed were never referred again.
In Angus, where there are 72 probationers, there are likely to be no primary vacancies at all, and only one in secondary.
With a high degree of accuracy, the tool predicts which probationers are likely to violently reoffend within two years of returning to the community.
Then, after working as a probationer for a year, they can apply for posts throughout Scotland.
2) A sheriff's deputy talks to a teenage probationer at a Cardiff Street home where deputies went looking for a parolee.
The award is given to the most progressed probationer over two years.
She asked the probationer officers to make best use of their capabilities and contribute their views to media, like Radio Pakistan.
The government also agreed to pay $30,000 to another probationer, whom Walker supervised between June of 2008 and December of 2010.
According to News 8, the program worked like this: parolees and probationers worked off community service hours by destroying thousands of confidential documents, including psychiatric exams of juveniles, copies of Social Security cards, birth certificates, court records, drug tests, and even medical records.
They go out in two-person teams, sometimes with police if the risk involving the probationer warrants it.
37) Notably, the majority of cases where a probationer was found to have violated probation and had his probation revoked and the revocation was reversed on appeal, turn on the issue of whether the evidence offered to prove the violation was sufficient, not inadmissible.
Probationer WPc Helen Skeggs was preparing for her beat patrolling Hampstead's streets on July 7 2005 as terrorist Jermaine Lindsay detonated a rucksack full of explosives on the Piccadilly line between King's Cross and Russell Square.