Do I have an implied contract if my manager promised me at least six months on the job?
An implied employment contract might limit the employer's right to fire at will.
I accepted a job as a corporate trainer; I travel to different companies, training employees on how to use our time management software. I hadn't done any training when I took the job, and I was concerned about whether I'd have time to learn the job and get up to speed. My manager said that he gave new trainers at least six months to prove themselves. During that time, he said he trains the trainer, then attends some of their early trainings and provides feedback. He also solicits feedback from the clients and passes it along. He said that he's only had to let one trainer go after the six-month new employee period.
This all sounded good to me, but none of it has happened! I have almost no support and no feedback, and now I've been told that my job is on the line if I don't improve. It has only been six weeks since I started. Do I have any rights?