Gainful Work Activity Law and Legal Definition

The term gainful work activity is defined as work activity that an individual does for pay or profit. Work activity is gainful if it is the kind of work usually done for pay or profit, whether or not a profit is realized. Nicole v. Astrue, 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 108507 (N.D.N.Y Nov. 20, 2009)