Dislocated Workers Law and Legal Definition

Dislocated Workers means individuals who are:

1. terminated or laid off or received a notice of termination or layoff from employment.

2. eligible for or have exhausted their entitlement to unemployment compensation.

3. unlikely to return to their previous industry or occupation.

4. long-term unemployed.

5. limited opportunities for employment or reemployment in the same or a similar occupation in the area in which such individuals reside.

6. older and who may have substantial barriers to employment by reason of age.

7. self-employed (including farmers and ranchers).

8. unemployed as a result of general economic conditions in the community in which they reside or because of natural disasters.