Probation period

Under the Fair Work Act, there is no longer a reference to a ‘period of probation’ with respect to unfair dismissal laws. This has been replaced by the requirement of an employee to serve a ‘minimum period of employment’, ie 6 months (employer employs 15 FTE employees or more) or 12 months (employer employs fewer than 15 FTE employees).

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