2018 Tennessee Code
Title 50 - Employer and Employee
Chapter 7 - Tennessee Employment Security Law
Part 8 - Tennessee Works Act of 2012
§ 50-7-803. Part definitions.

Universal Citation: TN Code § 50-7-803 (2018)
  • As used in this part:
  • (1) "Department" means the department of labor and workforce development;

  • (2) "Dislocated worker" means an individual who:

    • (A) Has been terminated or laid off, or who has received a notice of termination or layoff from employment, including an individual:

      • (i) Currently eligible for unemployment insurance benefits; or

      • (ii) Who has exhausted entitlement to unemployment insurance benefits;

    • (B) Has been terminated or laid off, or has received a notice of termination or layoff from employment as a result of any permanent closure of, or any substantial layoff at, a plant, facility, or enterprise, including a facility at which the employer has made a general announcement that the facility will close within one hundred eighty (180) days;

    • (C) Was self-employed, but is unemployed as a result of general economic conditions in the community in which the individual resides or because of natural disasters; or

    • (D) Is a displaced homemaker;

  • (3) "Displaced homemaker" means an individual who has been:

    • (A) Providing unpaid services to the individual's family members in the home; and

    • (B) Dependent on the income of another family member but is no longer supported by that income;

  • (4) "Eligible business" means a business determined by the department to be eligible for Tennessee works pilot program grants;

  • (5) "Eligible training expenses" means expenses determined by the department to be eligible for grants awarded through the Tennessee works pilot program; and

  • (6) "Trade adjustment assistance funds" means funds distributed in accordance with the federal Trade Adjustment Assistance Reform Act of 2002, compiled in title 19 of the United States Code.

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