I-3-7-13.Remand for Vocational Evidence

Last Update: 4/26/16 (Transmittal I-3-139)

The Appeals Council (AC) may remand a case to an administrative law judge (ALJ) when it determines that vocational evidence, including evidence from a vocational expert, is necessary to decide a case. For example, the AC may find an ALJ needs vocational evidence to address issues such as: