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What are the rules around dismissing a probationary employee? • Can an employer dismiss an employee without notice for submitting fraudulent expense reports?
By Peter Israel
|Canadian Employment Law Today

What are the rules around dismissing a probationary employee?

Question:

Two months ago we hired an employee for a position in our company. Unfortunately we have found this employee’s performance to be substandard, and that overall she is not a good fit with the organization. Are we allowed to dismiss her because she is technically still on probation?

Answer: