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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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On July 18, the defense's counsel filed the petition for probation in Tagaytay's Parole and Probation Office, the same day Judge Liezl Rosario Mendoza of the Tagaytay Municipal Trial Court in Cities Branch 1 convicted the three men for violating the Wildlife Resources Conservation and Protection Act.
As per my school management, the probation period was for nine months, and not six months, as per the school's rules.
Some of them had been married, hence were cut off from their education," subcounty probation officer Jane Maina said.
Having a bit more than 1 percent of our national population on probation for millions of crimes committed annually does not necessarily shock the conscious or even give rise to a clarion call for change.
The memo envisages the cooperation of Justice Ministry and PRI in the development of probation institute and improving the legislation in this area, support for the probation service, including expert, methodological, as well as assistance in conducting information and educational activities to clarify the tasks of the Probation Service.
The offer letter issued to me by my employer states the probation period as three months whereas the employment contract mentions the probation period as six months.
According to an official communique issued here Tuesday, the prisoners were released after their rehabilitation and reformation, adding that from September 2016 the department has improved its performance and released 1858 prisoners on probation in 2016.
After putting public safety at risk and squandering hundreds of millions of pounds on trying to shore up failing private probation companies, the Tories have been forced to face reality and accept their probation model is irredeemably broken.
In a two-page resolution, the SC First Division affirmed the decision issued by the Court of Appeals (CA) in March 2018, which annulled the September 1, 2014, and November 24, 2014, orders of former Regional Trial Court of Makati City Branch 59 Presiding Judge Winlove Dumayas, which granted Galicano Datu III and Crispin de la Paz's application for probation.
Her subsequent probation likely would've ended in February 2022.
"Universal Opioid Screening in Adult Probation to Reduce Usage and Overdose" will engage activities around opioid addiction and facilitate training for probation officers and staff, interagency partnerships for screening, assessment, and coordination of care of opioid use of probationers, and program evaluation.
Yet, while probation supervision is increasingly imposed, (4) its effectiveness remains debatable.