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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 16. Labor And Employment
Agency 15. Department of Labor And Industry
Chapter 60. Regulation Governing On-The-Job Training Programs or Other Training Programs

16VAC15-60-10. Definitions.

The following words and terms when used in this chapter shall have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

"Approved apprenticeship program" means any program that has received approval from a federal or state apprenticeship agency.

"Employee" means any person or individual who is enrolled in an established employer on-the-job training program for a period not to exceed 90 days that meets standards set by this chapter.

"Employer" means any individual, partnership, association, corporation, or business trust or any person or group of persons acting directly or indirectly in the interest of an employer in relation to an employee. "Employer" includes the Commonwealth, any of its agencies, institutions, or political subdivisions, and any public body.

"Good faith effort" means done honestly, objectively, and with no deliberate intent to defraud.

"Limited responsibility" means job duties that are substantially less than the expectations for a worker who has achieved a sufficient degree of technical skill and has completed a job training program.

"Reasonable expectation" means a fair and sensible belief that something will happen.

"Seasonal employee" means an employee in an occupation that can be carried out only at certain seasons or fairly definite periods of the year and that does not include such occupations as may be carried on through an entire year.

"Similar or related experience" means knowledge or skill in a particular job or activity gained because the person has done that job or activity or a comparable job or activity for a meaningful period of time.

"Sufficient degree of technical skill" means the ability to use the processes, practices, techniques, or tools of a particular area of expertise enough to meet the purpose and requirements of the job.

"Temporary employee" means an employee supplied to a host employer and paid by a staffing agency whether or not the job is actually temporary.

Statutory Authority

§§ 40.1-6 and 40.1-28.10 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 40, Issue 13, eff. March 13, 2024.

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