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HR Staff and Employers: Part Time or Full Time? Hiring Peers Receiving Social Security Benefits.
November 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Are you responsible for hiring Peer Support Specialists/Advocates for your organization?
Over 9 million disabled workers receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits, or both. Many of them want to work full-time but fear losing cash benefits, housing, health insurance, or other entitlements for themselves or their families. As the HR or hiring manager of prospective Peer Specialists/Advocates, you are prohibited from asking about a candidate’s disability status. However, you can offer all candidates that you interview resources about Social Security work incentives and options, wage limits and reporting requirements, and access to Benefits Advisors who can help a candidate to make the best decisions regarding full time, part time, or the best type of work for their situation.
Join this short webinar to learn how you can help candidates make informed decisions about working while receiving Social Security Benefits.