As the Social Security Administration prepares to roll out a new system that would enable some of the most vulnerable workers in America to claim benefits, the agency’s newest leader has been tasked with a task that could test his or her commitment to helping workers in need.
In the coming weeks, a dozen people will hear from top federal agency officials and experts to share their perspectives on how to overhaul the current system.
It is part of a growing number of federal agencies that have begun to explore ways to provide benefits to some of America’s most vulnerable members of society.
Many of those proposals were floated last year by the Obama administration.
One idea that emerged in this round of discussions, however, is that some workers should be eligible for some type of Social Security benefit.
But the proposal, known as the Social Status Act, or SSAA, is far from the first time Social Security has faced criticism for allowing workers to receive benefits when they are not able to support themselves.
The system was created as a way to prevent unemployment, but its complexity has led to controversy.
Social Security is designed to provide assistance to workers with disabilities, so it has long provided benefits for people who have suffered a job loss, a medical emergency, or other major loss in their employment.
The agency has said that it cannot provide benefits if the worker has been unable to pay the cost of benefits, and it has also argued that people who cannot support themselves through unemployment should be excluded from receiving benefits.
But some critics have said that the SSAA violates workers’ constitutional rights to due process, to participate in elections, and to vote.
The SSAA was introduced in the late 1990s and was approved by Congress in 2008.
Under the new law, an individual with disabilities would be eligible to claim Social Security benefits for a period of up to five years.
Those receiving Social Security disability benefits could apply for them once they reach a certain income threshold.
But as the SSA was passed, many of the people who would qualify for benefits did not, because they did not qualify for disability benefits in the first place.
Under current law, people who receive benefits through a disability can claim the benefits only for the first six months of their unemployment benefit.
As of June 1, 2016, about 10 million people who were disabled before that time were eligible to receive unemployment benefits, according to the Socialsecurity Administration.
They would also be eligible under the SSDA for up to three years, if they met certain requirements, such as working more than eight hours a day.
The new SSAA would not apply to people who are permanently disabled.
It would apply only to people with disabilities who have completed their unemployment benefits and are still unable to work full-time because of their disabilities.
The change would also require workers to show they are in a stable job.
It does not address the problem that some disabled workers have been receiving benefits even when they were not working, because the agency does not track the employment status of disabled workers.
The Social Security Board of Commissioners is scheduled to hold a public hearing on July 21 about the new system.
The hearing is scheduled for 7 p.m. in the hearing room at the agency headquarters in Washington.
The first round of hearings, known informally as “town halls,” were held last year, according of the agency.
The board is expected to begin hearing on the new SSDA on July 19.
The administration also plans to hold two town halls this month.
A town hall in Chicago is set to take place on July 27.
Another in Miami is set for Aug. 6.
Both town halls will be open to the public and will be streamed live on the agency website.
“It’s very important to hear from the public about the impact that this legislation has on people’s lives,” said Mark A. Katz, commissioner of the Social Services and Rehabilitation Administration.
“We will provide a range of information, including the full range of benefits available to disabled people, the benefits that will be available to them in the future and the types of benefits that may be available.”
The new Social Status Board will be tasked with looking at ways to increase the number of disabled people who qualify for Social Security.
The number of people eligible for benefits in each state has increased dramatically over the past few years.
Some states have increased their disability eligibility levels by as much as 25 percent in the past decade, according the Social Service Institute.
This is the first round in a new administration, which will be replacing former President Obama.
A previous administration that ran the Social security system for eight years did not look at the way disability benefits were distributed in the way that the new administration does, according Tim Bostwick, president of the Institute for Policy Innovation, a think tank that supports the Social Disability Rights Project.
The previous administration focused on collecting data on disability and on using that data to increase funding for the program, Bostbrook said.
The current administration is expected do the opposite.
The changes would also affect the Social Accounts Administration, which is responsible for collecting benefits