Breaking News! Montana’s default employee probationary period changes from 6 mo to a year!

Sponsored by:
Professional HR Training from Kari Gras of TogetHR Consulting
Mark your calendars for April 29th! This is an in-person class and lunch is provided.
Governor Gianforte signed HB 254, with the most sweeping changes to the Wrongful Discharge from Employment Act that we have seen since it was enacted. While the legislation impacts several areas, a significant change is the extension of the default probationary period. As you know, in Montana we don’t have at will employment outside of an initial probationary period. HB 254 extends that initial default probationary period from 6 months to one year.
Top HR Headaches and How to Avoid them combines in-class learning with practical takeaways including how HB 254 should be integrated into your employment manual, offer letter, and other documents pertaining to a probationary period.
In this workshop you will learn about these 10 HR categories and why they’re important to know if you have employees.
  • Setting Expectations with Job Descriptions
  • Employee Handbooks – Advantages of Policies & Procedures
  • Unique MT Employment Laws
  • Recruiting – Screening & Selection
  • Effective Orientations
  • Retention – Compensation & Benefits Packages
  • Resolving Conflict – Proper Communication
  • Documentation – Discipline or Coaching
  • Performance – Outstanding and Needs Improvement
  • Separations – Avoiding lawsuits
As a bonus, each participant may choose 1 practical template to implement into their business.
Register today for this April 29th class! Only 14 spots are available. Our March session sold out!
“Train people well enough so they can leave. Treat them well enough so they don’t have to.” – Sir Richard Branson

News Catrgory Sponspor:

Prospera Business Network is the lead non-profit organization advancing and supporting community-centered economic development in southwest Montana. Our focus is helping people start and grow their business – in turn strengthening our region’s economy and communities.

News Catrgory Sponspor:

Dorsey & Whitney - An International business law firm, applying a business perspective to clients' needs in Missoula, Montana and beyond.

Leave a Comment

You must be logged in to post a comment.