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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This circumstance being due to the student's previously poor academic record that was known at the time of probationary admission into the midwifery program.
Encinia was disciplined nearly a year ago while he was still a probationary trooper, his evaluation noted:
In addition to the officers who were fired, three other new officers were suspended without pay for 30 days and will have their probationary status extended for a year.
article describes the law of probationary employment.
"Employers may find the use of probationary periods useful in overall staffing decisions," says Marta Moakley, legal editor for XPertHR USA in New Providence, New Jersey.
The force's director of human resources, Mark Milton, said the 14 faced probationary hearings which resulted in 13 being dismissed and one resigning.
We have investigated these claims and as a result 13 PCSOs faced probationary hearings which have resulted in all 13 being dismissed from the force.
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"The Football Association of Ireland today confirmed that Uefa's Control and Disciplinary Committee has given Keith Andrews a two-match suspension with the second match suspended for a probationary period," an FAI statement read.
UEFA said its disciplinary committee had fined PAOK, who have reached the last 32 of the Europa League, 250,000 euros ($319,000), of which 200,000 euros is suspended for a probationary period of three years.
5 -- Kotak Mahindra Bank, in association with Manipal University, today announced that it is starting a specialised banking course - 'Kotak Probationary Officer Course' for the young graduates of India who seek a career in the banking sector.