A woman’s experience on workfare can be considered evidence of her ability to perform substantial gainful work for the purposes of denying disability benefits under the Social Security Act, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has ruled.

A unanimous panel found that the Commissioner of Social Security may properly consider workfare as a measure of an applicant’s employability in Melville v. Apfel, 98-6176.

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