Does probationary period law and practice apply to staff redeployed for ill-health or organisational change?Posted in : Seamus Says - Employment Law Discussion on 7 December 2018 Issues covered:
Q: Does probationary period law and practice apply to staff redeployed within the organisation for ill health or an organisational change?
Scott: We have an employee originally on a 12-month fixed-term contract. Initial probationary period was not confirmed and probation was extended by three months due to various behaviours.
Within the three-month extension, the individual went off on work-related stress. The extended probationary period wasn't confirmed nor was it terminated due to the absence. On return, we offered a further three-month fixed term contract for further review and opportunity. The manager had also changed at this stage. This is going well so far.
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