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Your questions answered: Can we extend an employee’s probationary period?

By Portner Press on October 10th, 2018
  1. Workplace Policies
  2. Employment Contracts

 

Q
If an employee has completed their probationary period, but we have some issues with their behaviour and performance, can we extend their probationary period for a further 3 months?

 

A
You can generally extend the probationary period by agreement, or unilaterally if the employee’s contract gives your business the right to do so.

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