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116L.61 DEFINITIONS.

Subdivision 1.Scope.

When used in sections 116L.60 to 116L.64 the terms in this section have the meanings given them.

Subd. 2.Council.

"Council" means the Minnesota State Council of the Opportunities Industrialization Centers of America.

Subd. 3.Economically disadvantaged.

"Economically disadvantaged" means an individual who meets the criteria for an economically disadvantaged person established by rule by the commissioner.

Subd. 4.Underemployed.

"Underemployed" means an individual:

(1) working part time but seeking full-time work; or

(2) working full time but receiving wages below the greater of:

(i) the poverty level determined in accordance with criteria established by the Department of Employment and Economic Development; or

(ii) 70 percent of the lower living standard income level as determined by the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Subd. 5.Unemployed.

"Unemployed" means an individual who is without a job, and who wants and is available for work.