National Targeted Worker means an individual whose primary place of residence is within an Economically Disadvantaged Area or an Extremely Economically Disadvantaged Area in the United States, or a Disadvantaged Worker.

Disadvantaged Worker means an individual who, prior to commencing work on the project resides in an Economically Disadvantaged Area or Extremely Economically Disadvantaged Area and faces at least one of the following barriers to employment: (1) being a veteran; (2) being a custodial single parent;(3) receiving public assistance; (4) lacking a GED or high school diploma; (5) having a criminal record or other involvement with the criminal justice system; (6) suffering from chronic unemployment; (7) emancipated from the foster care system; (8) being homeless; or (9) being an apprentice with less than 15% of the required graduating apprenticeship hours in a program.

Economically Disadvantaged Area means a zip code that includes a census tract or portion thereof in which the median annual household income is between $32,000 and $40,000 per year, as measured and reported by the U.S. Census Bureau in the 2010 U.S. Census and as updated upon the U.S. Census Bureau issuing updated Median Annual Household Income data by census tract in the American Community Survey.

Extremely Economically Disadvantaged Area means a zip code that includes a census tract or portion thereof in which the median annual household income is less than $32,000 per year, as measured and reported by the U.S. Census Bureau in the 2010 U.S. Census and as updated upon the U.S. Census Bureau issuing updated Median Annual Household Income data by census tract in the American Community Survey.