Rehabilitation Services Administration. A division of the Department of Education that administers many disability programs; including the Rehabilitation Services Act.
Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization
Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization Specialist
The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 is designed to oversee the financial reporting landscape for finance professionals for all U.S. public company boards, management, and public accounting firms. Its purpose is to review legislative audit requirements and to protect investors by improving the accuracy and reliability of corporate disclosures. The act covers issues such as establishing a public company accounting oversight board, auditor independence, corporate responsibility, and enhanced financial disclosure. It also significantly tightens accountability standards for directors and officers, auditors, securities analysts and legal counsel. The law is named after Senator Paul Sarbanes and Representative Michael G. Oxley.
Small Business Administration
Small Business Set-Aside
Service Contract Act
Small Disadvantaged Business
Supply Distribution Facility
Section 14 (c) of the Fair Labor Standards Act. Allows for the payment of wages based on level of productivity for certain specified groups of individuals. Granted by DOL via a commensurate wage certificate.
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act is a civil rights law; which prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities.
Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended applies to all federal agencies when they develop, procure, maintain, or use electronic and information technology.
A SourceAmerica electronic, web-based application for costing service contracts.
As defined by the JWOD Act, Severe Disability refers to employees whose severe physical, mental, or emotional impairment so limit the person's functional capabilities to make the individual unable to engage in normal competitive employment. The term "significant disability" was adopted by SourceAmerica in August 2010.
Trade name for selected AbilityOne products.
Standard Operating Procedure
The SOW describes in detail how a function must be accomplished. A SOW is more commonly used for Products contracts. The SOW is more a prescriptive document than the PWS (Performance Work Statement).
Standard Price Change
Federally-mandated wage authorized under a certificate issued to an employer and is less than the statutory minimum wage.
Specification-Based Products Contracting is the same as PBSC (performance-based services contracting), but for products. A government model for developing products contracts which emphasizes that all aspects of an acquisition be structured around the purpose of the work to be performed to meet the government's performance objectives, and achieve the appropriate performance quality levels.
Service Pricing Form
Social Security Administration
Social Security Disability Income
Supplemental Security Insurance
Refers to all groups that are or might be affected by an organization's actions and success. Examples of key AbilityOne stakeholders include: federal customers, AbilityOne employees, NPA partners, the U.S. AbilityOne Commission, and the CNAs (NIB and SourceAmerica).
State-level procurement programs similar to AbilityOne.
Association that represents NPAs involved in the State-Use Program.
Time and Materials
Formerly the Association of Retarded Citizens
Now the U.S. AbilityOne Commission effective October 2011.
Federal legislation that established a program to allow people with disabilities to select their own support services while maintaining health benefits when they enter the workforce.
Truth in Negotiation Act
Truth, Responsibility, Accounting in Contracting Act
Federal agency that administers the AbilityOne Program; formerly The Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled (Committee for Purchase).
United Cerebral Palsy Association
Trade name of Federal Prison Industries products.
U.S. Department of Agriculture
United States Postal Service
SourceAmerica training voucher; part of the Training Incentive Voucher Program.
Wide Area Workflow - payment system for electronic payments to/from the federal government.
Wage Determination /Department of Labor Wage Determination
Wage Determination Rate
Department of Labor, Wage, and Hour Division