As used in this article:

(a) “Demand occupation” means an occupation in a labor market area in which the director determines work opportunities are available and there is not a surplus of qualified applicants.

Terms Used In California Unemployment Insurance Code 1270

(b) “Labor market area” means a county, or aggregation of counties designated by the department that meets criteria of population, population density, commute patterns, and social and economic integration specified by the department.

(Amended by Stats. 1992, Ch. 577, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 1993.)