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An Independent View of Social Security
What does "work that exists in the national economy" mean?
"Work that exists in the national economy" is work in the U.S. economy. We will find that you are not disabled even if you cannot do any of your past relevant work, if you can adjust to other work consisting of jobs that exist in significant numbers. The jobs must exist in the national economy, either in the region where you live or in several regions of the country.
Last Revised: Jan. 22, 2008
- Does your employment condition affect a disability determination?
- What if your condition does not meet or equal a listing?
- Do you have set hours at work?
- Is your work relationship continuing?
- Evaluation Considering Age, Education, and Work Experience
- Trial Work Period
- Work Not in the Course of the Employer's Trade or Business -- Defined