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unfair dismissal - 2 years

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unfair dismissal - 2 years

Postby megaman » Thu Dec 08, 2016 2:35 am

In 2012 the "probationary period" before a new employee was increased to 2 years

I have seen this stated in many places but cannot find a source for it

Does anyone know which statute states this.
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Re: unfair dismissal - 2 years

Postby dls » Thu Dec 08, 2016 6:31 am

It is not a probationary period. The two years is teh period of time before the right not to be unfairly dismissed arises. This is statutory

A probationary period is an initial contractual period identifying a particular point in time when the continuation of the contract may be reviewed and when a resulting dismissal may be without (further) notice. Being contractual the actual rights vary from contract to contract.
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Re: unfair dismissal - 2 years

Postby atticus » Thu Dec 08, 2016 6:59 am

s108 Employment Rights Act 1996 (as amended).

And dls is right.
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