Skip to main content
PREVIOUS SECTION Go back to sections Go back to the chapter Go back to the N.J. Statutes homepage NEXT SECTION


    Chapter 21:

      Section: 43:21-69: Definitions relative to self-employment assistance

           3. As used in P.L.1995, c.394 (C.43:21-67 et al.):

"Division" means the Division of Unemployment and Temporary Disability Insurance of the Department of Labor.

"Full-time basis" with respect to the amount of time spent participating in self-employment assistance activities shall have the meaning contained in regulations adopted by the Commissioner of Labor.

"Peer group" means a group of not more than twenty participating individuals who provide mutual assistance and support for each other's efforts to establish businesses and become self-employed entrepreneurs.

"Reemployment services" means job search assistance and job placement services, including counseling, testing, assessment, job search workshops, job clubs, referrals to employers and providing occupational and labor market information.

"Regular benefits" means benefits payable to an individual under the "unemployment compensation law" (R.S.43:21-1 et seq.), including benefits payable to federal civilian employees and to ex-service members pursuant to 5 U.S.C. chapter 85, but not including additional benefits provided pursuant to P.L.1992, c.47 (C.43:21-57 et seq.) or extended benefits.

"Self-employment assistance activities" means activities, approved by the division, in which an individual participates for the purpose of establishing a business and becoming self-employed, including: activities in which the individual participates in connection with self-employment assistance services; and other activities in which the individual engages to establish the business, which may, at the discretion of the division, include participation in a peer group.

"Self-employment assistance allowance" means an allowance, payable in lieu of regular benefits and from the unemployment compensation fund, to an individual participating in self-employment assistance activities who meets the requirements of P.L.1995, c.394 (C.43:21-67 et al.).

"Self-employment assistance services" means services provided to an individual, including entrepreneurial training, business counseling, and technical assistance, to help the individual to develop a business plan, establish a business and become self-employed , including entrepreneurial training and technical assistance supported by training grants provided pursuant to subsection b. of section 6 of P.L.1992, c.43 (C.34:15D-6).

"Worker profiling system" means the worker profiling system established pursuant to section 2 of P.L.1992, c.46 (C.43:21-4.1).

"Workforce Development Partnership Program" means the program created pursuant to P.L.1992, c.43 (C.34:15D-1 et seq.).


This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2012-09-26 13:37:53.

Older versions of 43:21-69 (if available):

Court decisions that cite this statute: CLICK HERE.