Posts Tagged Social Security System

SSS eyes 32 million web transactions by 2020

Robie de Guzman   •   September 13, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Social Security System (SSS) is looking to attract more users of its online platforms in transacting with the pension fund in a bid to achieve its...

OFWs to contest mandatory SSS contributions

Aileen Cerrudo   •   August 27, 2019

An Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) group and other OFWs are appealing to the Supreme Court (SC) to nullify the mandatory SSS contributions for OFWs. Migrante International along with fellow OFWs...

IRR for Expanded Maternity Leave Law signed on Labor Day

Robie de Guzman   •   May 1, 2019

The Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) for the Republic Act 11210 or the Expanded Maternity Leave Law have been signed on Labor Day (May 1). Heads of the Department of...

SSS slammed for imposing P2,400 mandatory contribution for OFWs

Marje Pelayo   •   March 29, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Former Bayan Muna Chairman Neri Colmenares and Bayan Muna Party-List Rep. Carlos Zarate criticized the Social Security System (SSS) for the imposition of mandatory contribution for overseas...

SSS still finalizing distribution of 3% increase in contribution between employers and employees

UNTV News   •   February 7, 2018

  MANILA, Philippines – The Social Security System is still determining the measures in distributing the possible 3% increase in contribution, which is supposed to take effect in April. SSS...

SSS employees fear fall of agency’s stock market after stock trading issue

admin   •   November 6, 2017

MANILA, Philippines — The employees of the Social Security System (SSS) have expressed their disappointment when one commissioner made a public disclosure of an alleged stock trading among four commissioners...

HoR wants probe on alleged conspiracy among SSS officials and stockbrokers

admin   •   November 3, 2017

MANILA, Philippines — Eight congressmen are set to file a resolution to investigate the involvement of four officials of the Social Security System (SSS) in the trading of the agency’s...

SSS releases additional P1,000 pension for members under special cases

UNTV News   •   May 13, 2017

MANILA — Pensioners of the Social Security System (SSS) who availed their advanced 18-month pension can receive their P1,000 additional benefits starting  Friday, May 12, 2017. SSS, however, clarifies those...

SSS moves to hasten membership of workers in informal sector

UNTV News   •   May 13, 2017

MANILA — The Social Security System has partnered with cooperatives and associations for faster and easier membership process for workers in the informal sector. Through this partnership, self-employed workers need...

P1,000 SSS pension increase takes effect

UNTV News   •   March 3, 2017

QUEZON CITY, Philippines — Social Security System or SSS pensioners will start receiving on Friday, March 3, the additional one-thousand peso (P1,000) increase in their monthly benefits. SSS Chairman Amado...


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