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

  • NAACP

    The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) ensures the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and eliminates race-based discrimination.

  • NAFTA

    The North American Free Trade Agreement establishes Transitional Adjustment Assistance (TAA) for workers in companies affected by imports from Mexico or Canada or by shifts of U.S. production to those countries.

  • NAICS

    The North American Industry Classification System is the standard used by Federal statistical agencies in classifying business establishments for the purpose of collecting, analyzing, and publishing statistical data related to the U.S. business economy.

  • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

    The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) ensures the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and eliminates race-based discrimination.

  • National Emergency Grant

    The National Emergency Grant program assists local governments by providing funds for counties declared federal disaster areas to provide temporary employment to dislocated workers that assist with flood cleanup and recovery efforts and help return communities to pre-disaster conditions.

  • Natural Disaster
    Events including hurricane, tornado, storm, flood, high water, wind drive water, tidal wave, tsunami, earthquake, volcanic eruption, landslide, mudslide, snow storm, drought, fire, explosion, or other catastrophes.
  • Needs-Related Payments

    Needs-Related Payments are funds allocated to a local area and may be used to provide direct financial assistance to adults and dislocated workers who are unemployed and do not qualify for (or have ceased to qualify for) unemployment compensation for the purpose of enabling such individuals to participate in programs of training services.

  • NEG

    The National Emergency Grant program assists local governments by providing funds for counties declared federal disaster areas to provide temporary employment to dislocated workers that assist with flood cleanup and recovery efforts and help return communities to pre-disaster conditions.

  • New Event
    To be considered a new event, the dislocation must occur during the current program year or anytime in the previous program year as long as 1E or 1S (depending on the program for which the even is being funded) program dollars were not expended on the event. The dislocation must affect 50 or more workers after February 23, 2012 or affect 200 or more workers prior to February 23, 2012 in an LWIA or meet the definition of a statewide event from the same company.
  • NOFO
    Notice of Funding Opportunity
  • NoGA

    A Notice of Grant Award is the legal document issued to notify the grantee that an award has been made and that funds may be requested from the designated office.

  • Non-Registered Apprenticeship

    Non-Registered Apprenticeship in Illinois - An apprenticeship that is not registered with the U.S. Department of Labor, but that meets all Registered Apprenticeship criteria other than application for registration.

  • Nontraditional employment
    Occupations or fields of work for which individuals from one gender comprise less than 25 percent of the individuals employed in each such occupation or field of work.
  • North American Free Trade Agreement

    The North American Free Trade Agreement establishes Transitional Adjustment Assistance (TAA) for workers in companies affected by imports from Mexico or Canada or by shifts of U.S. production to those countries.

  • North American Industry Classification System

    The North American Industry Classification System is the standard used by Federal statistical agencies in classifying business establishments for the purpose of collecting, analyzing, and publishing statistical data related to the U.S. business economy.

  • Notice of Grant Award

    A Notice of Grant Award is the legal document issued to notify the grantee that an award has been made and that funds may be requested from the designated office.

  • NPRM
    Notice of Proposed Rule Making
  • NRP

    Needs-Related Payments are funds allocated to a local area and may be used to provide direct financial assistance to adults and dislocated workers who are unemployed and do not qualify for (or have ceased to qualify for) unemployment compensation for the purpose of enabling such individuals to participate in programs of training services.