Archive | December, 2014

Frustration Over Growing Backlogs on Hearings

A Nevada TV station has been tracking the human cost of statistics like these: The average time between a hearing request and a decision was 422 days in fiscal year 2014, said regional communications director Patricia Raymond in an email. At the end of the fiscal year, there were roughly 970,000 cases pending nationwide, she […]

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Look Who’s Putting the Social in Social Security!

Even Uncle Sam is getting social. The Social Security Administration has rolled out several social media platforms to stay in touch with its constituency. Facebook, Twitter, Google+, YouTube, and even Pinterest. There are downloadable webinars too. You can download the regulations that Social Security employees follow. See it all at http://www.ssa.gov/socialmedia/

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