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I need help with my employment contract as I’m in probation

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I need help with my employment contract as I’m in probation and the contract is unclear on how much notice I have to give
Assistant: Have you discussed the employment contract issue with a manager or HR? Or with a lawyer?
Customer: No
Assistant: What is your employment status? Are you an employee, freelancer, consultant or contractor? Do you belong to a union?
Customer: Employee
Assistant: Anything else you want the Lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Law
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
See the photo which details the termination
Expert:  C.Cornel replied 6 months ago.

Hello. For how long have you been employed?

Thank you.

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
1 month and 1 week
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
I don’t want a phone call
Expert:  C.Cornel replied 6 months ago.

No need for the phone call, it's merely an automatic suggestion done by the site.

In accordance with your employment agreement and the duration you have been employed, you must give a 2 month notice in writing.

However, I would advise to potentially negociate the duration, as it is slightly excessive, given the amount of time you have been employed.

Thank you.

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Even though it says ‘except in the case of probabtion’
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Which I’m on 6 months probabtion and I’ve only done one month
Expert:  C.Cornel replied 6 months ago.

Correct, that particular term applies to the company exclusively and not to you, I am afraid.

Thank you.