PROBATION
Academic Employees:

The permanent appointment of employees will be subject to 24 (twenty-four) months probationary service unless the probationary committee grants exemption from this requirement in whole or in part, taking into account the employee's previous employment records and any other factors relevant to performance in the new post.

In the event of employees taking leave in excess of 90 (ninety) working days whilst on probation, the probationary period may be extended for a further period, to a maximum of 90 (ninety) days.

Support Employees:

The permanent appointment of employees will be subject to 6 (six) months probationary service unless the probationary committee grants exemption from this requirement in whole or in part, taking into account staff members' previous employment records and any other factors relevant to performance in the position.

Incapacity (including poor work performance) whilst on probation

In the event of incapacity (including poor work performance as defined in the Labour Relations Act) on the part of a probationary employee the matter shall be dealt with in accordance with any collective agreement relating to such and with the applicable provisions of the Labour Relations Act.

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