Employment Glossary Terms Starting With D
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Dental Care Benefits
Companies with dental care benefits offer insurance that helps pay a portion of the cost for dental treatment and care.
According to the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, a person with a disability is defined as a person with a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities, including the ability to work.
Discouraged Worker Definition
A discouraged worker is an unemployed worker who is not actively seeking employment. He or she is available to work, and has looked for employment sometime in the past year, yet is no longer job hunting because he or she believes there are no jobs available.
A dislocated or displaced worker is a person 20 years of age or older who either left or lost his or her job because the company closed, relocated, abolished their position or shift, or did not have enough work to give the employee.
Dislocated Worker Programs
Dislocated Worker Programs are federally funded by The Workforce Investment Act (WIA). Dislocated Worker Program services are provided by State Department of Labor Offices and are designed to help workers get back to work as quickly as possible.
Dismissal compensation is the money an employee receives for being fired illegally.
Dismissal from Employment
Dismissal from employment (also known as being “fired” or “let go”) is the termination of employment against the will of the employee.
There are no laws that require an employer to pay double time for overtime worked.
Downsizing occurs when a company permanently reduces its workforce.
Drug Free Workplace
Employers are encouraged to maintain drug free workplaces by the Department of Labor, which provides free resources to employers help establish programs to protect themselves and their workers from the detrimental effects of substance abuse. The DOL does not require drug free workplace programs, and is not responsible for the administration of...
Drug Testing for Employment
There are several types of drugs tests that candidates for employment may be asked to take. The types of drug tests which show the presence of drugs or alcohol include urine drug screen, hair drug or alcohol testing, saliva drug screen, and sweat drug screen.