Glossary of Frequently Used Acronyms: S - Z

SAA System Applications Architecture
SAC State Apprenticeship Council
SALJ Senior Administrative Law Judge
SAS Special Applicant Services
SATB Specific Aptitude Test Battery
SAVE Systematic Alien Verification of Entitlement
SBDC Small Business Development Centers
SCB Service Completion Bonus
SD/NonSD Severely disabled/non-severely disabled
SDA Service Delivery Area
SDC Social Development Commission
SE Supported Employment
SEC. 504 Rehabilitation Act -handicap discrimination by public entities
SECO State Executive Contract Order
SER Services, Employment Redevelopment (for Spanish speaking people)
SESA State Employment Security Agency
SGA Substantial Gainful Activity
SHHH Self Help for the Hard of Hearing
SIC Standard Industrial Classification
replaced by NAICS (North American Industry Classification System)
SIL Spousal Impoverishment Law
SILC State Independent Living Council
SIS Systems Integration Services - in the Bureau of Information Technology
Services (BITS), Administrative Services Division - Responsible for coordination
between customers and BITS sections and project management
SIWRP State Injured Workers Reemployment Program
SJTCC State Job Training Coordinating Council
SMACCA Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning Contractors Association
SMCA Sheet Metal Contractors Association of Wisconsin
SMSA Standard Metropolitan Statistical Area
SNA Systems Network Architecture
SNMP Simple Network Management Protocol
SOC Standard Occupational Classification
SOC V State Operating Chiefs of Region V (IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, and WI)
SRPAC State Rehabilitation Planning and Advisory Council (refer to WRC)
SSA Social Security Administration or Act; or substate area
SSBG Social Services Block Grant
SSD County social services departments
SSDI Social Security Disability Insurance
SSF Self-Sufficiency First
SSG Substate Grantee
SSI Supplemental Security Income
SSI-E State's supplement to SSI
SSN Social Security Number
SSW Self-Service Workstation
STAR State Transforming Agency Resources
STP Standard Protocol
STW School to Work
STWPIC School to Work Public Information Committee
SUITES State Unemployment Insurance Tax Enterprise System
SYEP Summer Youth Employment Program
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T1 T1 - A high speed telecommunications line capable of carrying data
at 1,544,000 bits per second
TA/TAT Technical Assistance/Technical Assistance and Training
TAA Trade Adjustment Act/Assistance
TANF Temporary Assistance for Needy Families - replaced AFDC
TAP Telecommunications Assistance Program (DVR/Hearing Impaired)
TCC Transitional Child Care
TCO Total Cost of Ownership
TCP/IP Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol
TDD Telecommunication Device for the Deaf. [Also see TTY]
TEAM Total Employer Account Management
TEFAP The Emergency Food Assistance Program
Telex Teletypewriter Exchange
TEP Transitional Employment Program (for inmates and parolees)
TIC Telephone Initial Claims
TITLE I-B Rehabilitation Act - establishes VR programs
TITLE III JTPA Act - Dislocated Workers
TITLE IV JTPA Act - Migrant & Seasonal Farmworker s
TITLE IV-A Social Security Act-Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC)
TITLE IV-B Social Security Act - Child Welfare
TITLE IV-D Social Security Act - Child Support Enforcement
TITLE IX Education Amendments of 1972; discrimination in federally funded programs
TITLE V-A Social Security Act - Maternal and Child Health
TITLE VI Civil Rights Act of 1964; discrimination in federally funded programs/activities
TITLE VI-C Rehabilitation Act - VR programs
TITLE VII 1964 Civil Rights Act-employment discrimination;
Rehabilitation Act-independent living
TITLE XIX Social Security Act - Medicaid
TITLE XVI Social Security Act - Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
TITLE XVIII Social Security Act - Medicare
TJTC Targeted Jobs Tax Credit (changed to WOTC)
TP Transfer Protocol
TPA Third Party Administrator
TQM Total Quality Management
TRA Trade Readjustment Allowance or Act; Test Release Agreement
TRACS Tracking Rehabilitation Aids to Clients System
TRAP Test Release Agreement Program
TRO Temporary Restraining Order
TSS Technical Support Section - in the Bureau of Information
Technology Services (BITS), Administrative Services Division - Responsible
for DWD network installation & management, workstation installation & support,
database management, and technical support to applications development
sections
TT Technical Trainer
TTD Total Temporary Disability
TTW Ticket to Work
TTY Teletypewriter similar to TDD
TV Tuition Voucher
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U2E Unemployment Insurance to Employment
UAW United Auto Workers
UC Unemployment Compensation (now Unemployment Insurance)
UCD Unemployment Compensation Directive
UCF Unemployment Compensation Fraud
UCFE Unemployment Compensation for Federal Employees
UCX Unemployment Compensation for Ex-Service persons
UEF Uninsured Employers Fund
UI Unemployment Insurance (formerly Unemployment Compensation)
UIAC Unemployment Insurance Advisory Council
UMOS United Migrant Opportunity Services
USDA US Department of Agriculture
USDOL US Department of Labor
USES United States Employment Service
UTAS Unemployment Tax and Accounting system
UWEX University of Wisconsin - Extension
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VA US Veterans Administration
VA-OJT Veterans Administration On-The-Job Training
VER Veterans Employment Representative
VETS US DOL Veterans Employment & Training Service
VG Validity Generalization
VIP Veterans Indicators of Performance, Vocational Interest Profile,
Visually Impaired Program, or Virtual Internet Protocol
VISTA Volunteer in Service to America
VJT Veterans Job Training Act
VLU Virtual Logical Unit
VNC Valid New Claim
VPL Veterans Program Letter
VQ VisionQuest
VR Vocational Rehabilitation
VRC Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor
VTAM Virtual Terminal Access Method
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W2 Wisconsin Works
W-2 Wisconsin Works
WAA Workforce Attachment and Advancement
WAAC Wisconsin Apprenticeship Advisory Council
WABPSE Wisconsin Association of Black Public Sector Employees
WAD Wisconsin Association of the Deaf
WAER Wis. Assn. for Education & Rehabilitation of Blind & Visually Impaired
WAJTE Wisconsin Assn. of Job Training Executives
WAMS Web Access Management System
WAN Wide Area Network
WAPHCC Wisconsin Association of Plumbing, Heating, Cooling Contractors
WARN Worker Adjustment Retraining & Notification Act
WAT Work Adjustment Training
WBA Weekly Benefit Amount
WBR Weekly Benefit Rate (Unemployment Insurance)
WC Workers Compensation
WCA Wisconsin Counties Association; also Wisconsin Coalition for Advocacy (currently known as Disability Rights Wisconsin)
WCAC Worker's Compensation Advisory Council
WCB Wisconsin Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired
WCBVI Wisconsin Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired
WCC Wisconsin Conservation Corps
WCCB Wis. Conservation Corps Board
WCDFA Wisconsin Community Development Finance Authority
WCHSA Wisconsin Counties Human Services Association
WCIS Wisconsin Career Information System
WCRB Worker's Compensation Rating Bureau
WCSC Wisconsin Community Service Corps
WDA Workforce Development Area
WDB Workforce Development Board
WDC Wisconsin Disability Coalition
WDHH Wisconsin Office for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
WDP Workforce Development Partners
WDZTC Wisconsin Development Zone Tax Credit
WEC Wisconsin Employment Connection
WECA Wisconsin Early Childhood Association
WETA Wis. Employment & Training Assoc.
WFEA Wisconsin Fair Employment Act
WIA Workforce Investment Act
WIC Women, Infants and Children Supplemental Food Program
WIDS Wisconsin Integrated Data System; WI Information Delivery System
WIMS Wisconsin Information Management System
WISA Wisconsin Integrated Security Application
WiSACWIS Wisconsin's Statewide Automated Child Welfare System
WISCAP Wisconsin Community Action Program Association
WIS. FEP State Fair Employment Law
WJOS Wisconsin Job Order System (for employers to post jobs)
WMC Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce
WNW Work Not Welfare; AFDC demonstration project
WOICC Wisconsin Occupational Information Coordinating Council
WOTC Work Opportunity Tax Credit (replaces TJTC)
WP Wagner-Peyser Act
WPDD Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities
WPRS Work Program Reporting System
WPTA Wisconsin Pipe Trades Association
WRTP Wisconsin Regional Training Partnership
WRA Wisconsin Rehabilitation Association
WRC Wisconsin Rehabilitation Council (formerly known as SRPAC - State Rehabilitation Planning and Advisory Council)
WSB Wisconsin Supplemental Benefits
WSP Work Supplementation Program
WSSA Wisconsin Social Services Association
WTCS Wisconsin Technical College System (formerly VTAE)
WTCSB Wisconsin Technical College System Board
WTG Worker Trait Group
WtW Welfare to Work
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YA Youth Apprenticeship
YCC Youth Conservation Corps