- What is a dependent care assistance plan?
A: An employer benefit plan that provides employees with dependent care assistance, such as paying for or providing qualified child and dependent care services necessary for them to seek or obtain gainful employment or remain gainfully employed.
- What is a deposition?
A: The process of one party, accompanied by his or her legal counsel, answering questions under oath about pertinent facts regarding a case put forth by another party’s legal counsel; conducted outside of a courtroom.
- What is a descriptive scale?
A: Any rating scale that uses adjectives or phrases to determine performance ratings.
- What is developmental counseling?
A: A form of shared counseling where managers or supervisors work together with subordinates to identify strengths and weaknesses, resolve performance-related problems and determine and create an appropriate action plan.
- What are developmental disabilities?
A: Defined as a severe, chronic disability of an individual that: is attributable to mental or physical impairment or combination of mental and physical impairments; is manifested before the individual attains the age of 22; is likely to continue indefinitely; results in substantial functional l ...
- What is a development program?
A: Training or educational programs designed to stimulate an individual’s professional growth by increasing his or her skills, knowledge or abilities.
- What is disqualifying income?
A: Commonly used as an offset when coordinating income from multiple sources.
- What are dimensions of diversity?
A: Include but are not limited to: age; gender; ethnicity; race; sexual orientation; physical abilities/qualities; geographic location; income; religious beliefs; parental status; marital status; military experience; work experience; family status; socio-economic status; educational background; ...
- What is a diploma mill?
A: A term used to refer to an unaccredited higher education institution that grant degrees without making certain that students are properly qualified.
- What is a direct compensation?
A: All compensation (base salary and/or incentive pay) that is paid directly to an employee.
- What are direct costs?
A: The costs directly attributed to a particular products, programs or activities.
- What is direct labor?
A: The workers who actually produce a product or provide a service.
- What is disability?
A: Defined as a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more of an individual’s major life activities (i.e., walking, talking, standing, sitting, etc.)
- What is disability management?
A: The process of coordinating efforts between employees, management, physicians, rehabilitation service providers and insurance carriers to reduce the impact of work-related injuries or illnesses and assisting injured employees in continuing to successfully perform their jobs.
- What is a disabled individual?
A: Under the ADA guidelines, an individual with a disability is a person who: has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities; has a record of such impairment; or is regarded as having such impairment. Disability under Social Security rules are de ...
- What is a disabled veteran?
A: A person whose discharge or release from active duty was for a disability incurred or aggravated in the line of duty and who is entitled to a 30 percent or more disability payment under the regulations of the Office of Veteran's Affairs.
- What is a disaster recovery plan?
A: A set of guidelines and procedures to be used by an organization for the recovery of data lost due to severe forces of nature, such as earthquakes, fires, tornadoes, floods or hurricanes.
- What is a discharge?
A: The termination of an employee based on previous disciplinary proceedings or for violating a major work rule or policy.
- What is a disciplinary action?
A: The means of reprimanding employees who fail to abide by the organization’s performance standards, policies or rules.
- What is a disciplinary layoff?
A: A disciplinary measure in which employees are suspended without pay for a specified period of time due to violations of a company work rule or policy.