social security protection Archive

SSS widens reach of microsavings program for informal sector workers

The Social Security System (SSS) has attracted thousands of informal sector workers to register or revive their active membership under a microsavings program that offers convenient remittance of contributions and ensures their access to affordable social protection. Called “AlkanSSSya”, the program currently has a total of 34 participating organizations that represent about 18,600 workers in [&hellip

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SSS 56th anniversary exhibit highlights heroism of Andres Bonifacio and Filipino workers

The Social Security System (SSS) is holding a special exhibit titled “Pagpupugay Kay Gat Andres, Bayani ng Manggagawang Pilipino, at sa mga Makabagong Bayani ng Bayan: Bilib Kami Sa’Yo!” The exhibit, which is in line with the 56th anniversary celebration of SSS on September 1, 2013, highlights the heroism of the Filipino worker, as exemplified [&hellip

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SSS hikes OFWs’ guaranteed earnings under provident fund

The Social Security System (SSS) has approved higher guaranteed earnings for members of its special provident fund for overseas Filipino workers, called Flexi-Fund, to help them save more for retirement and encourage other OFWs to participate in the program. Starting July 2012, interest earnings under the Flexi-fund Program will be based on average rates of [&hellip

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