Glossary of Terms


A

ABAWD

Able Bodied Adults without Dependents

ABE

Adult Basic Education

ACSES

Automated Child Support Enforcement System

ADA

Americans with Disabilities Act

AE

Administrative Entity

AFDC

Aid to Families with Dependent Child

ALC

Adult Learning Center

AFL-CIO

American Federation of Labor – Congress of Industrial Organizations

AJB

America’s Job Bank

ASPA

American Society of Public Administration

AFDC

Aid to Families with Dependent Children

AOSOS

America’s One-Stop Operating System

APWA

American Public Welfare Association

ATB

America’s Talent Bank

AWEP

Alternative Work Experience Program

B

BAT

Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training

BEIP

Business Employment Incentive Program (Grant)

BLS

Bureau of Labor Statistics (US Department of Labor)

BRAG

Business Relocation Assistance Grant

BS

Basic Skills

BSDA

Basic Skills for Deaf Adults

BSR

Business Services Representatives

C

CBO

Community Based Organization

CBVI

Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired

CES

Current Employment Statistics

CBSS

County Board of Social Services

CCDBG

Child Care and Development Block Grant

CCPED

Community Care Program for the Elderly and Disabled

CEAS

Comprehensive Emergency Assistance System

CEI

Calculated Earned Income

CEO

Chief Elected Official

CIDS

Career Information Delivery System

CIP

Classification of Instructional Programs

CM

Case Manager

CMU

Case Manager Unit

COEI

Center for Occupational Employment Information

COLA

Cost of Living Adjustment

CSP

Child Support and Paternity

CTO

Chief Technology Officer

CT

Classroom Training

CWA

Communication Workers of America

CWEP

Community Work Experience

D

DCA

Department of Community Affairs

DHS

Department of Human Services

DFD

Division of Family Development

DHSS

Department of Health and Senior Services

DIT

Division of Information Technology

DOE

Department of Education

DOL

Department of Labor

DOLETA

US Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration

DOLMA

Department of Labor Management Association

DOT

Department of Transportation

DV

Domestic Violence

DVA

Department of Veterans’ Affairs

DVR

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation

DYFS

Division of Youth and Family Services

E

EA

Emergency Assistance

EBT

Electronic Benefits Transfer

EDA

Employment Directed Activity

EDP

Employability Development Plan

EEDA

Education and Employment-Directed Activity

EFF

Equipped for the Future

EEI

Early Employment Initiative

EIC

Earned Income Credit

EEO

Equal Employment Opportunity

EO

Executive Order

ES

Employment Services

ESL

English as a Second Language

ETA

Employment and Training Administration

ETPL

Eligible Training Provider List

E&T

Employment & Training

EU

Eligible Unit

F

FDP

Family Development Program

FEIN

Federal Employer Identification Number (IRS)

FH

Fair Hearing

FSB

Federal Supplemental Benefits

FSC

Federal Supplemental Compensation

FS

Food Stamps

FSE&T

Food Stamp Employment and Training

FSP

Food Stamp Program

FUTA

Federal Unemployment Tax Act

G

GA

General Assistance

GAAS

General Assistance Automated System

GAEP

General Assistance Employability Program

GAPB

General Assistance Procedural Bulletin

GAPI

General Assistance Program Instruction

GED

General Equivalency Diploma

GIS

Geographic Information System

GSETA

Garden State Employment and Training Association

H

HA

Housing Authority

HEA

Home Energy Assistance

HH

Household

HSAC

Human Services Advisory Council

HAS

Homeless Shelter Allowance

HSPT

High School Proficiency Test

HUA

Heating Utility Allowance

HUD

Department of Housing and Urban Development

I

IAPES

International Association of Professionals in Employment Security

ICESA

Interstate Conference of Employment Security Agencies

IDA

Individual Development Account

IEVS

Income Eligibility Verification System

IM

Income Maintenance

IMAS

Income Maintenance Administrative Supervisor

IMT

Income Maintenance Technician

INS

Immigration and Naturalization Service

IPV

Intentional Program Violation

IRP

Individual Responsibility Plan

ITA

Individual Training Account

ITG

Individual Training Grant

J

JOBS

Job Opportunities and Basic Skills

JTPA

Job Training Partnership Act

K

L

LEO

Local Elected Official

LMA

Labor Market Analyst/Analysis

LMI

Labor Market Information

LOS

Level of Service

LRR

Legally Responsible Relative

LTCIP

Long Term Chronically Impaired Program

LVER

Local Veteran’s Employment Representative

M

MA

Medical Assistance

MARC

Multi-Access Resource Center

MBA

Maximum Benefit Amount (UI)

MCA

Maximum Coupon Allotment

MDO

Medicaid District Office

MO

Medicaid Only

MOU

Memorandum of Understanding

MSA

Metropolitan Statistical Area

MSAI

Mandatory Substance Abuse Initiative

MSFW

Migrant & Seasonal Farm Workers

MWD

Municipal Welfare Department

N

NAB

National Alliance of Business

NAD

National Association of Deaf

NAGLO

National Association of Government Labor Officials

NAP

National Apprenticeship Program

NAFTA

North America Free Trade Agreement

NAWB

National Association of Workforce Investment Boards

NCADD

National Council on Alcohol and Drug Dependence

NCP

Non-Custodial Parent

NGA

National Governors’ Association

NJALL

New Jersey Association of Lifelong Learning

NJAC

New Jersey Administrative Code

NJCK

New Jersey Cares for Kids

NJN

New Jersey Network

NJSES

New Jersey State Employment Service

NJSFSP

New Jersey State Food Stamp Program

NJYC

New Jersey Youth Corps

NRS

National Reporting System

NLRB

National Labor Relations Board

NMWP

National Migrant Worker Program

NPA

Non-Public Assistance

NPAFS

Non-Public Assistance Food Stamps

NOICC

National Occupational Information Coordinating Committee

NOO

Notice of Obligation

NRA

National Rehabilitation Association

NSSB

National Skills Standard Board

O

OAA

Old Age Assistance

OAL

Office of Administrative Law

OCSE

Office of Child Support Enforcement

OCT

Office of Customized Training

OEL

One Ease-E-Link

OIT

Office of Information Technology

OJT

On-the-Job Training

OLS

Office of Legislative Services

OMB

Office of Management and Budget

OSCC

One-Stop Career Center

OSHA

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

OSOS

One-Stop Operating System

OSPIP

One-Stop Process Improvement Project

P

PA

Public Assistance

PAAD

Pharmaceutical Assistance to the Aged and Disabled

PAL

Participant Allowance

PAM

Public Assistance Manual

PB

Procedural Bulletin

PE

Presumptive Eligibility

PHA

Public Housing Authority

PI

Program Instruction

PIN

Personal Identification Number

PL

Public Law

PLS

Parent Locator Service

PNA

Personal Needs Allowance

PSG

Professional Service Group

Q

QC

Quality Control

R

RIF

Reduction in Force

RLMR

Regional Labor Market Review

RO

Re-Employment Orientation

S

SAT

Specific Aptitude Test

SBA

Small Business Administration

SBR

Supplemental Budget Request

SBYSP

School Based Youth Services Program

SCALES

State Council for Adult Literacy and Education Services

SCANS

Secretary’s Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills

SDA

Service Delivery Area

SEA

Self-Employment Assistance Program

SESA

State Employment Security Agency

SES

Senior Executive Service

SETC

State Employment and Training Commission

SFY

State Fiscal Year (July – June)

SIC

Standard Industrial Classification

SSA

Social Security Act/Administration

SSDI

Social Security Disability Insurance

SSI

Supplemental Security Income

SSN

Social Security Number

SRC

State Rehabilitation Council

SUA

Supplemental Unemployment Assistance

SUB

Supplemental Unemployment Benefits

T

TANF

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families

TDI

Temporary Disability Insurance (UI)

TJTC

Targeted Jobs Tax Credit

TRA

Trade Readjustment Act

U

UEZ

Urban Enterprise Zone

UCFE

Unemployment Compensation for Federal Employees

UCX

Unemployment Compensation for Ex-Servicemen

UI

Unemployment Insurance

USDOL

United States Department of Labor

USES

United States Employment Service

USP

Strategic Five-Year Unified State Plan for New Jersey’s Workforce Investment System

V

VA

Veterans’ Administration

W

WAA

Worker Adjustment Assistance

WBR

Weekly Benefit Rate

WC

Workers Compensation

WE

Worker Experience: (IS – In School: OS – Out- of- School)

WDP

Workforce Development Partnership Program

WFNJ

Work First New Jersey

WIA

Workforce Investment Act

WIASRD

Workforce Investment Act Student Record Data

WIB

Workforce Investment Board

WIG

Work Incentive Grant

WNJ

Workforce New Jersey

WNJPIN

Workforce New Jersey Public Information Network

WTW

Welfare-to-Work

X



Y

YIC

Youth Investment Council