What's an employee probationary period, and why should you implement one? We find out where employers stand.

In this video, Andrew Jewell, Principal Lawyer at McDonald Murholme addresses:

  • The required length of an employee probationary period
  • What businesses need to know when firing an employee during probation
  • Probationary period extentions
  • What happens after the probationary period

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