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SSA wants to add 4,000 employees to ease burdensome workloads

With many new SSA employees leaving in their first year on the job, the agency struggles to rebuild from its smallest staff in 25 years.

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(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2013 file photo, the Social Security Administration's main campus is seen in Woodlawn, Md. Medicare’s financial problems have gotten worse, and Social Security’s can’t be ignored forever. The government’s annual assessment is a sobering checkup on programs vital to the middle class. The report from program trustees says Medicare will become insolvent in 2026, three years earlier than previously forecast. The report says Social Security will become insolvent in 2034, no change from the projection last year.(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Senators growing frustrated with SSA’s closed offices, pandemic workarounds

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