If you work for a federal, state, or local government agency, a nonprofit organization or in another country, you may be eligible for a pension based on earnings not covered by Social Security.

A pension based on earnings not covered by Social Security can affect the amount of your Social Security benefit. We do not know whether you are eligible for such a pension, so the benefit estimates you have received may not have been adjusted for such a possibility.

Our WEP factsheet explains whether you might be affected.

How WEP Can Affect Your Benefit

If you think your pension will affect your Social Security benefit, you can