Tennessee law does not recognize probationary employment. If you discharge this individual, you will have to prove willful misconduct in order to protect your reserve account from charges.
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- I never employed this individual so how can I be charged?
- When someone voluntarily quits do I have any liability for benefit charges?
- What type of information will the department require in order to keep this employee from drawing benefits from my reserve account?
- I told an employee at the time of hire that this would be a temporary job. Will he/she still be eligible for benefits when the job is completed?
- If I discharge a probationary employee, will he/she be eligible for unemployment?
- What information will I need to provide to the unemployment office if a worker files a claim for benefits?