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Probation period

The probation period is a temporary period specified in the contract of employment or other workers contract between a worker and an employer that commences at the beginning of employment and is intended to enable the employer to assess the worker’s suitability for the employment. [ERA 1996, section 1(4)(ga) & 1(6)] See also Dismissal on Probation, How to fight a dismissal on Probation:Legal Rights, Templates and Strategies