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February 13, 2018 10:24 AM Recto wants Senate inquiry into proposed hike in SSS contribution rate

Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto filed on Monday a resolution calling for an inquiry into the proposed increase in the contribution rate of Social Security System (SSS) members. Senate Resolution No. 621 recommends that the proposed increase “be held in abeyance” until a comprehensive review of Republic Act No. 1161 or the Social Security Law is conducted 7

February 13, 2018 8:40 AM Palace says removal of 2 officials to improve efficiency at SSS

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte's decision not to renew the appointments of Social Security System (SSS) chairman Amado Valdez and commissioner Jose Gabriel Laviña's is aimed at making the state-run pension fund "more efficient." Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque Jr. acknowledged that there was a feud among SSS officials. "I think the reason why the President

February 9, 2018 11:55 AM SSS branches open on Saturdays

IN line with the implementation of the Real-Time Posting of Contributions (RTPC) system, 51 branches of the Social Security System (SSS) nationwide are open on all Saturdays of February, to assist employers and members in paying their contributions through the Automated Tellering System (ATS) facility. SSS President and Chief Executive Officer Emmanuel 5

February 1, 2018 8:59 AM SSS: Raising members’ contribution to address pension inequity with GSIS

Raising the contribution rate of Social Security System (SSS) members to 14 percent would make the pension fund for private workers at par with that of government employees, Social Security Commission chair Amado D. Valdez said Thursday. “We are pushing for a gradual increase in the contribution rate and monthly salary credit (MSC) because we want pension 3

January 27, 2018 11:06 PM ‘Pambansang Day Off’ for househelps sought

Labor groups and domestic workers urged President Rodrigo Duterte to declare a “nationwide day off” to allow employers to accompany their househelps in registering for social security, health and housing coverages. Philippine Campaign to Promote Decent Work for Domestic Workers Technical Working Group (Domestic Work TWG) wants June 12 declared as “Pambansang 4

January 25, 2018 8:24 AM 21 SSS execs face P145-M graft complaint

Social Security Systems (SSS) executives have been slapped with a complaint for graft and corruption over alleged illegal disbursements worth P145 million from 253 anomalous contracts. SSS Commissioner Pompee La Viña on Thursday filed a criminal complaint for violation of Section 3 (e) and (g) of the Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act against 21 SSS executives 9

January 10, 2018 5:49 AM SSS denies raising member contribution rate

MANILA - The Social Security System said Wednesday it did not increase member contributions in January, contrary to some reports. The contribution rate stays at 11 percent, SSS Chairman Amado Valdez said in a statement. "While there is a need for the increase in the rate of contribution, the necessity for such is geared towards meaningful benefits for SSS members 6

January 2, 2018 8:38 AM SSS reduces replacement fee for electronic ID cards

Social Security System (SSS) members can now replace their electronic identification cards at a lower price, the agency announced on Tuesday. In a statement, SSS said the replacement fee for the Unified Multi-purpose Identification (UMID) card was reduced to P200 from the current rate of P300. “We are happy to announce to our members that the proposal 5

December 25, 2017 9:27 AM Policarpio family grateful to netizens who helped find Ica

MANILA - The family of Ica Policarpio is grateful to those who helped in finding of the 17-year-old girl who was reported missing last Thursday in Muntinlupa City. Policarpio was found safe in San Pablo, Laguna Sunday, just in time for Christmas Eve with the help of netizens Archie Delos Santos, Yra Reyes and Danica Bragado, and tricycle driver Manuel 7

December 1, 2017 10:30 AM SSS pensioners to receive 13th month, December pension

More than 2.2 million pensioners of the Social Security System will start to receive their 13th month and December pension starting Friday until December 8. In a statement, SSS President and Chief Executive Emmanuel Dooc said the pension has already released the amount to the respective partner-banks starting November 15 to give the banks enough time to release 4