Employing a US worker
Get answers to your questions and take the first step toward US business expansion.
What is the usual US probationary period for an employee?
Generally, whether there is a probationary period for a US employee depends entirely on the arrangement agreed upon between the employer and the employee.
However, often a probationary period is not necessary. Most US employees, work under the ‘at will’ doctrine. This means that the employer or employee is free to terminate employment at any time without notice, for any reason. To find out more about ‘at will’ employment, read our blog post on how to compliantly terminate an at-will employee.
How can Foothold America help your business hire employees in the USA?
If you’re thinking of exploring the US market, you’re going to need to hire American employees at some point. On this page, you’ll find the answers to frequently asked questions relating to employing a worker in the USA. Explore questions such as how you can employ staff overseas, why probationary periods are rarely used, and how you can make the hiring process straightforward using Foothold America solutions. If you have any other questions for us about employing a worker in the USA, please feel free to get in contact with us here.
Only the best for you and your team
At Foothold America, we offer top-notch service for you and your team. Our core services include:
Our Employee Management Service offers a turn-key, cost-effective solution for your company to have a legitimate US presence with US employees anywhere in the country in as little as one week without the cost and complexity of setting up a US entity.
We’ve created our People Management Service (PPS) to help you navigate the process of setting up your US entity, becoming the Employer of Record (the direct employer), onboarding US employees, and managing the complex operational and HR processes of doing business in America.
Establishing a legal entity in the US brings enormous potential for growth—and a unique set of challenges and complications. Partnering with Foothold America for your US entity setup ensures smooth and compliant registration in your chosen state – all whilst cutting through layers of bureaucracy and giving your company the freedom to concentrate on its larger business objectives.
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