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How are wage disputes between employer and employee resolved?
If you and your employer disagree about the amount of wages paid, when they were paid, or whether your work was covered by Social Security, we help you obtain evidence to settle the matter. We will then make a decision as to:
Whether your earnings can be credited;
The amount of your earnings; and
The period to which they should be credited.
You are notified by SSA of the decision and the correction, if any, made to your earnings record.
Last Revised: Jan. 25, 2006
- Can wages be credited to your record even if you cannot obtain any evidence of wages?
- Evidence of Wages
- How do we verify your unsigned employer's wage statements?
- Statements of Earnings for Employees
- When can earnings records be revised after the time limit?
- Records Employers Must Keep
- Union Records
- What is included as "total earnings" when computing the AME or AIME?
- Do payments made to a disabled former employee count as wages?
- Earnings Reports Filed by Employers
- What types of income count under the earnings test?
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