Are Probationary Periods Outdated? Legal and Compliance Insights

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New employees are often subject to a probationary period; that time between being hired until they are a “full-fledged” company employee complete with all the benefits. Some companies do this to see if their new employees are a good fit, but this practice could be outdated, even fraught with legal implications.

What is a Probationary Period?

A probationary period is a length of time when a new employee or an existing employee is under evaluation, receives training or extra supervision either to learn the job or improve their performance. A probationary period can be a month, two months, 90-days or

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