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Older Youth: Employment Retention Rate
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Definition

Older Youth: Employment Retention Rate: Definition


  • Based on those employed in quarter after exit

  • Wage records the primary data source
    Can use supplemental data if not in wage records

  • Excludes older youth in advanced training/post-secondary education (but not employed) in 3rd quarter after exit.

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Logic

Older Youth: Employment Retention Rate: Logic


Older Youth ERR Numerator

Count of Unique RECORDs where OLDER YOUTH and ((WAGES 1 ST QUARTER AFTER THE EXIT QUARTER > 0 and WAGES 1 ST QUARTER AFTER THE EXIT QUARTER < 999999.99) or (EMPLOYED 1 ST QUARTER AFTER EXIT QUARTER = 1 and TYPE OF EMPLOYMENT MATCH 1 ST QUARTER AFTER EXIT QUARTER = 5)) and ((WAGES 3 RD QUARTER AFTER THE EXIT QUARTER > 0 and WAGES 3 RD QUARTER AFTER THE EXIT QUARTER < 999999.99) or (EMPLOYED 3 RD QUARTER AFTER EXIT QUARTER = 1 and TYPE OF EMPLOYMENT MATCH 3 RD QUARTER AFTER EXIT QUARTER = 5)) and DATE OF EXIT is within the reporting period and (OTHER REASONS FOR EXIT is null or OTHER REASONS FOR EXIT = 00 or OTHER REASONS FOR EXIT = 98 ).

Older Youth ERR Denominator Count of Unique RECORDs where OLDER YOUTH and ((EMPLOYED 1ST QUARTER AFTER EXIT QUARTER = 1 and TYPE OF EMPLOYMENT MATCH 1 ST QUARTER AFTER EXIT QUARTER = 5) or (WAGES 1 ST QUARTER AFTER THE EXIT QUARTER > 0 and WAGES 1 ST QUARTER AFTER THE EXIT QUARTER < 999999.99)) and ((YOUTH RETENTION INFORMATION = 0 or YOUTH RETENTION INFORMATION >= 3 or YOUTH RETENTION INFORMATION is null) or ((WAGES 3 RD QUARTER AFTER THE EXIT QUARTER > 0 and WAGES 3 RD QUARTER AFTER THE EXIT QUARTER < 999999.99) or (EMPLOYED 3 RD QUARTER AFTER EXIT QUARTER = 1 and TYPE OF EMPLOYMENT MATCH 3 RD QUARTER AFTER EXIT QUARTER = 5))) and DATE OF EXIT is within the reporting period and (OTHER REASONS FOR EXIT is null or OTHER REASONS FOR EXIT = 00 or OTHER REASONS FOR EXIT = 98 ).

 


Timing

Older Youth: Employment Retention Rate: Timing


Exit Qtr - The date the job seeker exits WIA
Employment Retention Rate Qtr. (EER) - The quarter that employment status is determined.

 PY 08

PY 12

PY 13

PY 014

Apr-Jun 12

Jul-Sep 12

Oct-Dec 12

Jan-Mar 13

Apr-Jun 13

Jul-Sep 13

Oct-Dec 13

Jan-Mar 014

Apr-Jun 014

Jul-Sep 014

Oct-Dec 014

Jan-Mar 15

Apr-Jun 15

Exit

 

 

ERR 13

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Exit

 

 

ERR 13

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Exit

 

 

ERR 13

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Exit

 

 

ERR 13

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Exit

 

 

ERR 014

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Exit

 

 

ERR 014

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Exit

 

 

ERR 014

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Exit

 

 

ERR 014

 

 



Documentation Issues

Older Youth: Employment Retention Rate: Documentation Issues


Data issues to review:

  • Check for supplementary employment if not in wage records and if in advanced training/post secondary in Q3 after exit.

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