(a) Full-Time Employees
A full-time Employee shall be on probation during the first eight hundred and sixty-four (864) hours.
(b) Other-Than-Full-time Employees
An other-than-full-time Employee shall be on probation during the first eight hundred and sixty-four (864) hours.
26.02 Probationary Evaluation
Approximately midway through the probationary period, the Employer will meet with the Employee for the purpose of providing feedback on the Employee’s performance.
26.03 Rights of Probationary Employees
During this period, the Employee shall enjoy all the rights and privileges prescribed in the Agreement, except that she will not have access to the grievance or arbitration provisions of the Agreement in the event that she is suspended or discharged. If an Employee is retained for the aforementioned period, the Employee’s name shall be placed upon the seniority list and will be credited with seniority back to her date of hire.
26.04 Probationary Termination
At any time during the probationary period, the Employer may terminate the Employee’s employment by giving one (1) week’s notice, or pay in lieu, except where an Employee is being discharged for irregular conduct and/or violation of the Employer’s rules, in which case, an Employee may be dismissed without notice, provided that the Union shall be notified forthwith of such termination.