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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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They go on to point to a tripling of probationers in the last 30 years.
"If a probationer does not want to be brought back until he or she has finished a treatment program, the probationer can so inform the circuit court," the majority wrote.
Can trust and a positive relationship be established in a coercive setting where the suspended sentence implies that society has little trust in the probationer to begin with?
(4) The findings from the RCT also showed significant differences in compliance and recidivism for HOPE probationers, with large differences in positive drug tests (13 percent HOPE versus 46 percent among those in the control group) and new arrests (21 percent HOPE versus 47 percent among those in the control group) (5)
It is interesting to note that in case the probationer fails in successfully completing the period of probation in initial appointment, he is to be discharged from the service, however, in case he is undergoing probation as a result of promotion or transfer and fails to complete the said period satisfactorily, first, he is to be reverted to his original post and against which he holds lien and in case of non availability of post he is to be discharged.
Some classes are held in libraries or courthouses, but most meet on college campuses, to remind probationers that they deserve higher education as much as anyone.
The government also agreed to pay $30,000 to another probationer, whom Walker supervised between June of 2008 and December of 2010.
Peter Nicholson, from North Wales Police, said: "The initial projection regarding recruitment was 10 new probationer constables in 2012, however this has now been amended to a revised figure of up to 72 new constables in the financial year 2012-2013.
Probation officers are best known for their work in courthouses around the state, where they meet with probationers and provide judges with information needed to decide what sentence to impose, including whether to place the person on probation as part of that sentence.
(4) While on probation, a probationer has "conditional liberty." (5) As such, once it is determined a probationer has violated one or more of the contingencies upon which his liberty rests, his probation can be revoked and his liberty forfeited.
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.
In summary, both the rural and violent probationer populations are growing.