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Washington Labor & Employment Wire » Glossary of Acronyms

Glossary of Acronyms

ADA - Americans with Disabilities Act

ADEA - Age Discrimination in Employment Act

ADR - Alternative Dispute Resolution

CPSC - Consumer Product Safety Commission

DHS - Department of Homeland Security

DOL - Department of Labor

EBSA - Employment Benefits Security Adminstration

EEOC - Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

EEP - Enhanced Enforcement Program

EEVS - Electronic Employment Verification System

ENDA - Employment Non-Discrimination Act

ERISA - Employee Retirement Income Security Act

FLSA - Fair Labor Standards Act

FMLA - Family Medical Leave Act

GAO - Government Accountability Office

HELP - Health, Employment, Labor and Pensions 

HIPAA - Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

ICE - Immigration and Customs Enforcement

INA - Immigration and Nationality Act

LOTO - Lockout/Tagout

NDAA - National Defense Authorization Act

NLRB - National Labor Relations Board

NLRA - National Labor Relations Act

OLMS - Office of Labor Management Standards

OSHA - Occupational Safety and Health Administration

OSHRC - Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission

PBGC - Pension Benefit Guarantee Corporation

PPA - Pension Protection Act

PPE - Personal Protective Equipment

QDIA - Qualified Default Investment Alternatives

RESPECT - Reempowerment of Skilled and Professional Employees and Construction Tradeworkers

SAVE - Secure America through Verification and Enforcement

SST - Sight-Specific Targeting

TAA - Trade Adjustment Assistance

USCIS - U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

USERRA - Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act

WARN - Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification

WHD - Wage and Hour Division, Department of Labor

WRFA - Workplace Religious Freedom Act