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Empire Justice Comments on Vocational Factors in the Adult Disability Determination Process

Louise Tarantino, Kate Callery December 14, 2015

We appreciate the opportunity to comment on the advance notice of proposed rulemaking issued by the SSA on September 14, 2015, regarding the consideration of the vocational factors of age, education, and work experience in the adult disability determination process. We believe these factors continue to be highly relevant to disability determinations and urge the SSA to proceed with great caution in proposing any changes to the current “Medical-Vocational Guidelines” and other policies.

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For more information, please contact:

Louise M. Tarantino
Empire Justice Center
119 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY  12210

(518) 462-6831
(518) 935-2852
ltarantino@empirejustice.org

Catherine M. Callery (Kate)
Empire Justice Center
Telesca Center for Justice
One West Main Street, Suite 200
Rochester, NY  14614

(585) 454-4060
(585) 454-4019
kcallery@empirejustice.org