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§ 6250.702-A. Definitions

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 24 P.S. EducationEffective: September 6, 2022

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 24 P.S. Education
Chapter 38. Workforce Development Act
Chapter 7-a. Critical Job Training Grants
Effective: September 6, 2022
24 P.S. § 6250.702-A
§ 6250.702-A. Definitions
The following words and phrases when used in this chapter shall have the meanings given to them in this section unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:
“Critical job training.” Training for dislocated workers, underemployed workers and other customers for occupations with immediate skill needs or for high-demand jobs or jobs with a shortage of skilled workers, as identified by the board and the participating agencies.
“Dislocated worker.” A person who meets any one of the following conditions:
(1) Has been terminated or laid off, or who has received notice of termination or layoff, and is eligible for or has exhausted unemployment compensation benefits.
(2) Is unlikely to return to the industry or occupation in which the individual was employed.
(3) Has been terminated or received notice of termination as a result of the permanent closure or relocation of a plant, facility or plant operation in which the individual was employed.
(4) Is chronically unemployed.
(5) Has limited opportunities of employment in the geographic area in which the individual resides.
(6) Is an individual who may face substantial barriers to employment because of age or disability.
“Eligible applicant.” Providers of workforce services and activities, including, but not limited to, public agencies, nonprofit organizations and private providers; a local education agency; an industrial resource center; an economic development organization certified by the Department of Community and Economic Development; a greenhouse; a private company; a labor organization.
“Greenhouse.” A nonprofit organization recognized under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (Public Law 99-514, 26 U.S.C. § 1 et seq.) that is formed for the express purpose of creating university/business partnerships to advance science and technology and to support economic and workforce development.
“Industrial resource center.” An industrial resource center as defined by the act of June 22, 2001 (P.L. 400, No. 31),1 known as the Industrial Resources Center Partnership Act.
“Local education agency.” A Pennsylvania institution certified by the Department of Education, which may include any of the following:
(1) Area vocational-technical schools.2
(2) Community, technical and junior colleges.
(3) Intermediate units.
(4) Licensed private/proprietary business and trade schools.
(5) Public school districts.
(6) State or private colleges and universities.
“Private company.” A business, professional service company or other enterprise. The term may include a group of two or more private companies operating as a consortium in order to take advantage of a common training program.
“Underemployed worker.” A person requiring skill training to meet industry skill demands or to increase his employment opportunities.


2001, Dec. 18, P.L. 949, No. 114, § 702-A, added 2002, Dec. 16, P.L. 1930, No. 224, § 9, imd. effective. Amended 2022, July 7, P.L. 399, No. 31, § 6, effective in 60 days [Sept. 6, 2022].


71 P.S. § 1709.1301.
Reference to “area vocational-technical school” deemed to be reference to “area career and technical school”, pursuant to 2019, June 28, P.L. 117, No. 16, § 27; 2019, June 28, P.L. 146, No. 18, § 23; 2019, Oct. 30, P.L. 460, No. 76, § 62.
24 P.S. § 6250.702-A, PA ST 24 P.S. § 6250.702-A
Current through 2022 Regular Session Act 114. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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