Managing Probationary Employees
October 22, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
September Is The Peak Hiring Month Of The Year
You now likely have a peak of new employees joining your company. To mitigate risks to the company, many employers hire new employees on a “probationary” basis to give themselves a grace period and to assess the candidate’s suitability. As an employer, do you know all the legal obligations and rights that come with a probationary period? Do your workplace contracts and practices stand up to scrutiny by the courts or by legal counsel? What are the pitfalls and hidden landmines in hiring with a probationary period? As well, if you need to terminate an employee within a probationary period, how do you ensure you adhere to employment standards legislation and other laws? What about when you are terminating a contractor or freelancer?