Glossary

Glossary

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Sealing Sealing is a court filing that seals a record of arrest(s) and/or prosecution(s) (non-convictions) from a rap sheet. When a record is sealed, the court records are sealed and made available only in very limited circumstances (e.g., for law enforcement professionals, sentencing for new convictions, occupational fields that are required to perform background checks).
Separation The situation that exists when an employee has either; voluntarily terminated employment; or been permanently discharged from employment by the employer; or been indefinitely suspended from employment by the employer on grounds other than lack of work at the place of employment.
Service Area A geographical area served by a local office.
Services Not only work actually performed, but the entire employer-employee relationship. Any attachment to an employing unit for which wages are payable constitutes a service for that employing unit.
Small Employer "Small employer" means an employer that has reported wages for less than 20 employees, either full- or part-time, during each of any two of the four calendar quarters preceding the quarter in which the employer is requesting to participate in the LSP.
Subpoena A court order requiring a person to appear in court on a specified day and time to give testimony and may include an order to produce documents or records. Failure to appear constitutes contempt of court.
Summons Court order used to bring a person accused of a minor crime to court.
Supplements Additional benefits paid for a previously paid week-ending date.
Suspended Execution of Sentence (SOS) SOS is a disposition of the criminal case where the defendant is actually sentenced to a specific period of incarceration but placed on probation without having to serve that sentence if the conditions of probation are met.
Suspended Imposition of Sentence (SIS) SIS is a disposition of a criminal case where the defendant is placed on probation without an actual sentence or period of incarceration being imposed. The defendant may later be sentenced and incarcerated if the conditions of probation are not successfully met.