United States Code
USC most recently checked for updates: Nov 14, 2019
The term “advanced workplace practices” means innovations in work organization and performance, including high-performance workplace systems, flexible production techniques, quality programs, continuous improvement, concurrent engineering, close relationships between suppliers and customers, widely diffused decisionmaking and work teams, and effective integration of production technology, worker skills and training, and workplace organization, and such other characteristics as determined appropriate by the Secretary of Labor, in consultation with the Secretary of Commerce.
The term “Department” means the Department of Labor.
The term “Secretary” means the Secretary of Labor.
The term “worker organization” means a labor organization within the meaning of section 501(c)(5) of title 26.