Archive | April, 2013

Unemployment Higher for the Disabled, Disability Applications Down From Last Year

A weak overall job report at the end of the first quarter overshadowed the grim outlook for people with disabilities. The Allsup Disability Study: Income at Risk found that people with disabilities experienced an unemployment rate approximately 65 percent higher than for those with no disabilities in the first quarter of 2013. Allsup has conducted […]

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Change in Benefit Calculation in Proposed Budget

From Today’s Disability Scoop: A plan expected to be included in President Barack Obama’s budget proposal this week could change how Social Security benefits are calculated for people with disabilities. Obama is reportedly set to include a proposal to change the way that annual cost-of-living adjustments for Social Security benefits are figured in the coming […]

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