§ 501.0 Introduction
§ 501.1 Purpose and scope
§ 501.2 Coordination between Federal agencies
§ 501.3 Definitions
§ 501.4 Discrimination prohibited
§ 501.5 Waiver of rights prohibited
§ 501.6 Investigation authority of Secretary
§ 501.7 Cooperation with Federal officials
§ 501.8 Accuracy of information, statements, data
§ 501.9 Surety bond

Terms Used In CFR > Title 29 > Subtitle B > Chapter V > Subchapter A > Part 501 > Subpart A

  • Act: means the Public Health Service Act, as amended (42 U. See 42 CFR 52h.2
  • Act: means the Public Health Service Act, as amended (42 U. See 42 CFR 52i.2
  • Agent: A legal entity or person, such as an association of agricultural employers, or an attorney for an association, that:

    (1) Is authorized to act on behalf of the employer for temporary agricultural labor certification purposes. See 29 CFR 501.3

  • Agricultural association: Any nonprofit or cooperative association of farmers, growers, or ranchers (including but not limited to processing establishments, canneries, gins, packing sheds, nurseries, or other similar fixed-site agricultural employers), incorporated or qualified under applicable State law, that recruits, solicits, hires, employs, furnishes, houses, or transports any worker that is subject to 8 U. See 29 CFR 501.3
  • Agriculture: For purposes of paragraph (b) of this section, agriculture means farming in all its branches and among other things includes the cultivation and tillage of the soil, dairying, the production, cultivation, growing, and harvesting of any agricultural or horticultural commodities (including commodities defined as agricultural commodities in 1141j(g) of title 12, the raising of livestock, bees, fur-bearing animals, or poultry, and any practices (including any forestry or lumbering operations) performed by a farmer or on a farm as an incident to or in conjunction with such farming operations, including preparation for market, delivery to storage or to market or to carriers for transportation to market. See 29 CFR 501.3
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Awarding official: means the Secretary of Health and Human Services and any other officer or employee of the Department of Health and Human Services to whom the authority involved has been delegated. See 42 CFR 52h.2
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Contract proposal: means a written offer to enter into a contract that is submitted to the appropriate agency official by an individual or nonfederal organization which includes, at a minimum, a description of the nature, purpose, duration, and cost of the project, and the methods, personnel, and facilities to be utilized in carrying it out. See 42 CFR 52h.2
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Corresponding employment: The employment of workers who are not H-2A workers by an employer who has an approved H-2A Application for Temporary Employment Certification in any work included in the job order, or in any agricultural work performed by the H-2A workers. See 29 CFR 501.3
  • Development: means the systematic use of knowledge gained from research to create useful materials, devices, systems, or methods. See 42 CFR 52h.2
  • DHHS: means the Department of Health and Human Services. See 42 CFR 52h.2
  • Director: means the Director, NIMHD, of the National Institutes of Health. See 42 CFR 52i.2
  • Employee: A person who is engaged to perform work for an employer, as defined under the general common law of agency. See 29 CFR 501.3
  • Employer: A person (including any individual, partnership, association, corporation, cooperative, firm, joint stock company, trust, or other organization with legal rights and duties) that:

    (1) Has a place of business (physical location) in the U. See 29 CFR 501.3

  • Endowment fund: means a fund that is established by state law, by an institution, or by a foundation associated with an institution that is exempt from taxation and is maintained for the purpose of generating income for the support of minority and health disparities research or research training if the funds are from a grant made under section 464z-3 of the Act. See 42 CFR 52i.2
  • Fixed-site employer: Any person engaged in agriculture who meets the definition of an employer, as those terms are defined in this part, who owns or operates a farm, ranch, processing establishment, cannery, gin, packing shed, nursery, or other similar fixed-site location where agricultural activities are performed and who recruits, solicits, hires, employs, houses, or transports any worker subject to 8 U. See 29 CFR 501.3
  • Freedom of Information Act: A federal law that mandates that all the records created and kept by federal agencies in the executive branch of government must be open for public inspection and copying. The only exceptions are those records that fall into one of nine exempted categories listed in the statute. Source: OCC
  • Health disparities research: means basic, clinical, and behavioral research on health disparity populations (including individual members and communities of such populations) that relates to health disparities, including the causes of such disparities and methods to prevent, diagnose, and treat such disparities. See 42 CFR 52i.2
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Job opportunity: Full-time employment at a place in the U. See 29 CFR 501.3
  • Job order: The document containing the material terms and conditions of employment that is posted by the SWA on its inter- and intra-state job clearance systems based on the employer's Form ETA-790, as submitted to the SWA. See 29 CFR 501.3
  • Joint employment: Where two or more employers each have sufficient definitional indicia of an employer to be considered the employer of a worker, those employers will be considered to jointly employ that worker. See 29 CFR 501.3
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Logging employment: Operations associated with felling and moving trees and logs from the stump to the point of delivery, such as, but not limited to, marking danger trees and trees/logs to be cut to length, felling, limbing, bucking, debarking, chipping, yarding, loading, unloading, storing, and transporting machines, equipment and personnel to, from and between logging sites. See 29 CFR 501.3
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Peer review group: means a group of primarily nongovernment experts qualified by training and experience in particular scientific or technical fields, or as authorities knowledgeable in the various disciplines and fields related to the scientific areas under review, to give expert advice on the scientific and technical merit of grant applications or contract proposals, or the concept of contract projects, in accordance with this part. See 42 CFR 52h.2
  • Project approach: means the methodology to be followed and the resources needed in carrying out the project. See 42 CFR 52h.2
  • Project concept: means the basic purpose, scope, and objectives of the project. See 42 CFR 52h.2
  • Request for proposals: means a Government solicitation to prospective offerors, under procedures for negotiated contracts, to submit a proposal to fulfill specific agency requirements based on terms and conditions defined in the request for proposals. See 42 CFR 52h.2
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of Health and Human Services and any other officer or employee of the Department of Health and Human Services to whom the authority involved has been delegated. See 42 CFR 52i.2
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Successor in interest: Where an employer has violated 8 U. See 29 CFR 501.3
  • Temporary agricultural labor certification: Certification made by the OFLC Administrator with respect to an employer seeking to file with DHS a visa petition to employ one or more foreign nationals as an H-2A worker, pursuant to 8 U. See 29 CFR 501.3
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Wages: All forms of cash remuneration to a worker by an employer in payment for personal services. See 29 CFR 501.3
  • WHD Administrator: The Administrator of the Wage and Hour Division (WHD), and such authorized representatives as may be designated to perform any of the functions of the WHD Administrator under this part. See 29 CFR 501.3
  • Work contract: All the material terms and conditions of employment relating to wages, hours, working conditions, and other benefits, including those required by 8 U. See 29 CFR 501.3