Work Incentive Fact Sheets

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The Indiana Institute on Disability and Community’s Center on Community Living and Careers (CCLC) has revised their Social Security work incentive fact sheets. The fact sheets cover work incentive programs for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients and Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) beneficiaries, including:

  • Extended Medicare Coverage
  • Family Self-Sufficiency Program
  • How Your SSI Payment Changes with Earnings
  • Property Essential to Self-Support
  • Self-Employment and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Work Incentive
  • Self-Employment and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) Work Incentive
  • Student Earned Income Exclusion
  • Trial Work Period (TWP)
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Employment Rights of People with Specific Disabilities

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The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has published four revised documents on protection against disability discrimination. These new resources address how the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) applies to job applicants and employees with cancer, diabetes, epilepsy, and intellectual disabilities. The documents cover questions like:

  • May employers ask applicants if they have a disability or about their medical treatment before making a job offer?
  • Does the ADA require applicants to disclose their disability before accepting a job offer?
  • When may employers ask an employee whether their disability or medical condition is causing performance problems?
  • May employers ask for documentation when an employee with a disability requests a reasonable accommodation?

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