Social Security Bulletin

Bulletin reporting data on the operations of the Social Security Administration and the results of research and analysis pertinent to the social security program.

Articles from Vol. 55, No. 1, Spring

Disabled SSI Recipients Who Work
A substantial working history is not a characteristic normally associated with recipients of Supplemental Security Income (SSI) payments. Yet nearly 80 percent of all SSI disabled recipients have worked before applying for SSI and 20 percent work after...
Poverty Guidelines for 1992
The Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (OBRA) of 1981 (section 673(2)) transferred the responsibility of annually updating the Federal Government's poverty guidelines from the Community Services Administration (CSA)--formerly the Office of Economic Opportunity...
Security for America's Children: A Report from the Annual Conference of the National Academy of Social Insurance
The health and economic security of children and their families were discussed by an array of experts at a January meeting of the National Academy of Social Insurance. The Washington-based, nonprofit Academy promotes research and education concerning...
The Social Security Administration's 10-Percent Sample File of OASDI Beneficiaries
This is another in a series of technical articles describing Social Security Administration sample files and statistical systems. The focus of this article is the 10-percent sample file that provides program and demographic information on Social Security...
Unemployment Insurance: Recent Legislation
New Federal legislation made all States eligible to provide temporary emergency unemployment compensation benefits, financed entirely by Federal funds, for 13 or 20 additional weeks to unemployed workers who had exhausted their benefits. The emergency...
Workers' Compensation: Coverage, Benefits, and Costs, 1989
Approximately 93.7 million wage and salary workers were covered under the State and Federal workers' compensation programs in 1989. Monthly cash benefits totaled $34.3 billion and total cost to employers reached $48.0 billion. The workers' compensation...

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