Staff may need to be dismissed for a variety of reasons at the end of the probation period. In such cases, the company will comply with labor law during the probation period, legal guidelines and separation of employment policy. The probation period may be extended for reasons justifying this measure. The employee receives a formal written notification stating the reason for the extension and clearly defined objectives. Be extremely careful when using many of our free forms – or legal material. While they can provide general ideas about format and content, validity requirements can vary greatly from state to state. Many need to be modified properly for your own location and circumstances. (Note: When in doubt, it is generally safer to include unnecessary clauses than to omit the necessary clauses. . . .