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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Security of tenure and probationary period are antiworker.
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It is time the council, not just Birmingham but all others, should put new council tenants on an initial three-year probationary period and then and only then, after three years and subject to satisfactory tenancy and rent payments regular and up to date, should a regular tenancy be awarded and this should be subject to continued satisfactory rent payments and tenancy conditions and no nuisance to neighbours.