Can a person on disability still work?

Answer AnswerA simple answer is: "Yes". However, I have a sense there is more to it. If you are asking more specifically can they work and still receive the benefits then the correct answer is: "It depend... Read More »

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Can a person who got injury on work and is on disability insurance work part time doing light work?

This one depends on the limits of your disability insurance. If you are on Social Security Disability (SSD), you must report that you are working but you are allowed to work a few hours and dependi... Read More »

Can a person work if they are drawing disability from Social Security?

Social Security (SSI) recipients are encouraged to work if they are capable. A person drawing disability from Social Security can work for a trial work period without limits on his earnings, after ... Read More »

Can an employer fire a disabled person due to absences from work due to your disability?

No, that would be illegal. Under the law, particularly Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), adverse employment actions such as firing or refusing to hire an employee on the basis of his m... Read More »

Is it legal for a person to collect disability and work part-time?

Yes, as long as you do not earn over the "Substantial Gainful Activity" limit, which for non-blind individuals is about $1000/mo as of 2011. For the blind, it is about $1600.