Ask Social Security Questions and Get Answers ASAP
You can request a copy of your W2s all the way back to 1978. SSA will charge you a fee though for this research because it has nothing to do with SS benefits. There is a fee of $37 for each year if you need them for an unrelated reason.
Your work record just shows the years you worked and the income amount not information about your employers.
Please remember to rate my service excellent once you have all the information you need. If you have any other questions, please ask me – I’ll be happy to respond. Thank you!