8 Mandaue City employers fail to remit workers’ SSS contributions

Mary Rose Sagarino 07/22/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — At least eight employers in Mandaue City who were alleged to be delinquent in remitting their workers’ contributions were visited by the Social Security System Visayas Central 1 Division on Friday morning, July…

SSS: Self-employed below age 65 must also file retirement claims online

Ben O. de Vera - Reporter / @bendeveraINQ 06/24/2022

MANILA, Philippines—The Social Security System (SSS) has included self-employed members below but nearing the age 65 among those required to file retirement claims online. “The coverage of the mandatory online filing of retirement benefit claims through the…

SSS sets March 31 deadline for pensioners’ ‘proof-of-life’

Ben O. de Vera - Reporter / @bendeveraINQ 02/18/2022

MANILA, Philippines—The Social Security System (SSS) has asked pensioners to comply with their 2021 “proof of life” requirement to continue receiving their monthly pension. In a statement on Thursday (Feb. 17), the SSS said the deadline for…

SSS sees P41-B loss in contributions if rate hike delayed

Daphne Galvez - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ 01/21/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The state-run pension fund Social Security System stands to lose over P41 million worth of contributions if the scheduled increase in contribution rate is shelved, an official said Thursday. SSS president and chief executive…

SSS: P49.8M in pension loans released since Sept. 3

Inquirer.net 09/23/2018

THE Social Security System has already released P49.8 million in pension loans to 1,976 pensioners who availed of the first-of-its-kind loan program piloted by the state-run pension fund this month. In just 12 days after the pension…

4 SSS execs relieved amid profiteering allegation

Inquirer.net 11/01/2017

The leadership of the Social Security System (SSS) on Wednesday reassigned four key officials involved in managing the pension fund’s P500-billion portfolio amid allegations that they had improperly benefited from their positions by trading personal stock market…

SSS shows proposed monthly salary credit cap hike’s benefits

Inquirer.net 10/15/2017

RAISING the monthly salary credit cap as proposed by the Social Security System to P30,000 by 2021, alongside a contribution rate hike, will also increase pension payments moving forward, the state-run pension fund said Sunday. “The estimated…

SSS: Hike in contribution rate to over 12.5% effective January

Inquirer.net 10/01/2017

Starting January next year, the contribution rate of Social Security System (SSS) members will increase to over 12.5 percent as a means for the state-run pension fund to compensate for the higher disbursements to retirees. SSS president…

Cash aid for poor couples marking golden years

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 09/10/2017

Indigent couples in Cebu City may receive cash assistance from the city government when they celebrate their 50th or 75th years of marriage. An ordinance authored by Councilor Sisinio Andales provides that underprivileged couples who celebrate their…

Window dressing for Asean is over

Nestor Ramirez 04/18/2017

Less than two weeks after the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) meetings here in Cebu, streets dwellers who were hauled by government men to keep them away from the eyes of foreign delegates are back on…

MAO BA?

Editorial 04/04/2017

STILL ALIVE A daughter asked her father what his plans for his 82nd birthday were. He said he always spent his birthdays at the Social Security System (SSS) office. The daughter asked why. “To let them know…

SSS holds 23rd Labor Dialogue

PR 03/21/2017

OVER 80 labor group representatives were present during the 23th Labor Dialogue hosted by the Social Security System (SSS) last February 17 at the Executive Lounge of SSS Main Office in Diliman, Quezon City. The participants representing…

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