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SSS collects P12.51-B in Visayas, records 14 percent increase

ORMOC, Leyte – The Social Security System (SSS) collected P12.51 billion in contributions from employers and members in the Visayas last year, which was higher by 14 percent from the P10.99 billion total for the same area in 2014. SSS Senior Vice President for Visayas Operations Group Helen C. Solito said the steep jump in [&hellip

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SSS salary loan releases reach P4.94-B in Luzon, helps over 287,000 borrowers

MALOLOS, Bulacan — More than 287,000 members of the Social Security System (SSS) in Luzon availed themselves of SSS salary loans from January to November 2015, with total loan disbursements reaching P4.94 billion during the 11-month period. SSS Senior Vice President for Luzon Operations Group Josie G. Magana noted that about eight of out every [&hellip

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Text-SSS users close to 0.5M; Offical urges greater use of facility

The Social Security System (SSS) announced that its mobile phone-based facility, Text-SSS has now crossed 434,022 registered users as more members seek fast and convenient access to their social security records. SSS Vice-President for Member Services Division Mario R. Sibucao said 35,453 members joined the program in under six months in 2014, which was up [&hellip

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SSS to issue certifications for Taiwan-bound OFWs

The Social Security System (SSS) will issue certifications of application for the Unified Multipurpose (UMID) card of members seeking employment in Taiwan. The certifications will be issued to help job seekers comply with the requirements for a Taiwanese working visa, pending the release of their UMID cards. SSS Manager for ID Card Production Jose Antonio [&hellip

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SSS releases P10-B for December and 13th month pensions

The Social Security System (SSS) has disbursed a total of P9.88 billion for December and 13th month pensions for about 1.6 million SSS pensioners, who were granted double the amount of their regular pensions this month to make their year-end holiday celebrations more meaningful. This was disclosed by SSS President and Chief Executive Officer Emilio [&hellip

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More members to qualify for SSS educational loans in 2nd sem

The Social Security System (SSS) has widened the field of eligible members for SSS educational loans to help more workers and beneficiaries borrow enrollment funds for college, technical and vocational courses for the upcoming second semester that will start in November. SSS Assistant Vice President for Lending and Asset Management Ma. Luz Generoso said members [&hellip

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Social security coverage for night workers thru e-AlkanSSSya

Customer Care Assistants (CCA) are among the newest groups of workers to gain coverage under the e-AlkanSSSya Program of the Social Security System (SSS). In a historic ceremony held at the Rogues Sports Bar at Makati Avenue, Makati City last July 28, 2014, SSS representatives, led by Makati-Gil Puyat Branch Head Ma. Rita Aguja, signed [&hellip

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SSS disburses P11-B for December and 13th month pensions

The Social Security System (SSS) has released P11.02 billion for the December and 13th month pensions of nearly two million SSS pensioners all over the country and overseas, as part of the annual SSS year-end tradition that started back in 1988. Funds for the December and 13th month pensions were released as early as November [&hellip

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SSS offers higher loans, more flexible terms under new guidelines

Members of the Social Security System (SSS) can look forward to higher salary loan amounts and more flexible terms under the agency’s revised lending guidelines that took effect on December 1, 2012. SSS President and Chief Executive Officer Emilio de Quiros, Jr. said the new guidelines, which were approved by SSS’ governing board called the [&hellip

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New SSS-DILG agreement on business permit issuance strengthens protection of workers

The Social Security System (SSS) has renewed its partnership with the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) to strengthen the monitoring of businesses’ SSS compliance as part of the pension fund’s campaign to protect its members from erring employers. SSS President and Chief Executive Officer Emilio de Quiros, Jr. disclosed that a new agreement [&hellip

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