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GLOSSARY: FSET...

ISSUE DATE: 03/2016

FSET
See FOOD SUPPORT EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING (FSET) in 0002.25 (Glossary: First Adult...).

FULL-TIME STUDENT

MFIP, DWP, GA : A person who is enrolled in a graded or ungraded primary, intermediate, SECONDARY, GED preparatory, trade, technical, vocational, or POST-SECONDARY SCHOOL, and who meets the school's standard for full-time attendance. Summer vacations and school holidays do not affect the student's full-time status.

SNAP: A person who meets the definition of full-time student as defined by the school the person is attending. Summer vacations and school holidays do not affect the student's full-time status.

FUNCTIONAL ILLITERACY

GA : Inability to read at or above the 8th grade level.

GA

See GENERAL ASSISTANCE (GA) below.

GAMBLING WINNINGS

SNAP: Unearned income which is the proceed of a monetary investment, for example: lottery tickets, scratch off tickets, raffle tickets or casino winnings in which money is invested to receive a benefit. See 00017.12.03 (Unearned Income).

GARNISHMENT

A legal withholding of a specified sum from wages to satisfy a creditor.

GED

See GENERAL EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT (GED) DIPLOMA below.

GENERAL ASSISTANCE (GA)

A program providing financial ASSISTANCE and services to people who are unable to provide for themselves.

GENERAL EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT CERTIFICATE (GED)

See GENERAL EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT (GED) DIPLOMA below.

GENERAL EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT (GED) DIPLOMA

A diploma issued by the Minnesota Board of Education or a similar certificate or diploma from another state equivalent to a SECONDARY SCHOOL diploma.

GENERAL EQUIVALENCY DIPLOMA (GED)

See GENERAL EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT (GED) DIPLOMA above.

GIT

GROSS INCOME TEST. An eligibility test based on the gross income limit. See 0019 (Gross Income Test).

GOOD CAUSE

The circumstances beyond a person's control which keep the person from following program requirements or specific eligibility conditions.

GOOD CAUSE EXCEPTION

MFIP, DWP : A situation or circumstance beyond a participant’s control which may allow a sanction or disqualification to be removed retroactively or allow a person to be excused from some ES activities for a certain period of time.

GRANT DIVERSION

A program in which an EMPLOYMENT SERVICES provider arranges for the county agency to reimburse an employer for a portion of a client's wages. Reimbursement is from the ASSISTANCE payment that the CLIENT would be eligible for if the client were not employed.

GRANT STANDARD

See ASSISTANCE STANDARD in 0002.05 (Glossary: Assistance Standard...).

GREEN THUMB

Former name of a part of the Senior Community Service Employment Program authorized by the OLDER AMERICANS ACT, now called EXPERIENCE WORKS. See 0002.21 (Glossary: Employment...).

GRH

See GROUP RESIDENTIAL HOUSING (GRH) in 0002.29 (Glossary: Gross RSDI...).

GROSS EARNED INCOME

The income earned from employment before mandatory and voluntary payroll deductions. See 0017 (Determining Gross Income).

GROSS INCOME

Total non-excluded income (minus expenses for SELF-EMPLOYMENT and student income) before any DEDUCTION or DISREGARD.

GROSS INCOME TEST

An eligibility test based on GROSS INCOME. See 0019 (Gross Income Test).

GROSS RECEIPTS

The total amount of EARNED INCOME received from SELF-EMPLOYMENT, before DEDUCTION for expenses. See 0017.15.33 (Self-Employment Income).

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