Anniversary Date - Probationary Period. Your anniversary date is one (1) year from the day you were hired. This does include your probationary period. Employees starting prior to January 1 of a given year will proceed to the next increment in September of any given year. Employees starting after January 1 of any given year will not proceed to the next increment. The Probationary Period for cafeteria personnel will be sixty (60) working days. No fringe benefits will be granted during the probationary period.