Glossary

All A B C D E F G H I J L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y Acronyms

  • Maximum Benefit Amount

    Maximum Benefit Amount is the total amount of unemployment insurance benefits payable to a claimant in a benefit year.

  • MBA

    Maximum Benefit Amount is the total amount of unemployment insurance benefits payable to a claimant in a benefit year.

  • Memorandum of Understanding

    A Memorandum of Understanding is a nonbinding agreement between two or more parties outlining the terms and details of an understanding, including each parties' requirements and responsibilities.

  • Methods of Administration

    A Methods of Administration is a document that describes the actions an individual State will take to ensure that its WIA Title I-financially assisted programs, activities, and recipients are complying, and will continue to comply, with the nondiscrimination and equal opportunity requirements of WIOA and its implementing regulations.

  • Migrant and Seasonal Farmworker

    Migrant and Seasonal Farmworker -

    Migrant farmworker means an eligible seasonal farmworker whose agricultural labor requires travel to a job site such that the farmworker is unable to return to a permanent place of residence within the same day; and a dependent of the farmworker. Seasonal farmworker means a low-income individual who— (i) for 12 consecutive months out of the 24 months prior to application for the program involved, has been primarily employed in agricultural or fish farming labor that is characterized by chronic unemployment or underemployment; and (ii) faces multiple barriers to economic self-sufficiency; and a dependent of the person.

  • Misapplication of Funds
    Includes nepotism, political patronage, use of participants for political activity, known ineligible participants, conflict-of-interest, failure to report income earned from federal funds, violation of governing administrative standards and procedures, and diverting or misappropriating funds from their authorized purpose.
  • Misconduct
    An activity that may reflect negatively on the program or agency, affecting the public’s confidence in the integrity of program operations. This includes but is not limited to, conflict of interest or the appearance of conflict of interest involving outside employment, business, and professional activities; the receipt of gifts, favors, or fees and misuse of official information or property.
  • MOA

    A Methods of Administration is a document that describes the actions an individual State will take to ensure that its WIA Title I-financially assisted programs, activities, and recipients are complying, and will continue to comply, with the nondiscrimination and equal opportunity requirements of WIOA and its implementing regulations.

  • MOU

    A Memorandum of Understanding is a nonbinding agreement between two or more parties outlining the terms and details of an understanding, including each parties' requirements and responsibilities.

  • MSFW

    Migrant and Seasonal Farmworker -

    Migrant farmworker means an eligible seasonal farmworker whose agricultural labor requires travel to a job site such that the farmworker is unable to return to a permanent place of residence within the same day; and a dependent of the farmworker. Seasonal farmworker means a low-income individual who— (i) for 12 consecutive months out of the 24 months prior to application for the program involved, has been primarily employed in agricultural or fish farming labor that is characterized by chronic unemployment or underemployment; and (ii) faces multiple barriers to economic self-sufficiency; and a dependent of the person.