Apir and proof of life

Michael L. Tan - @inquirerdotnet 10/25/2022

I first got my GSIS (Government Service Insurance System) retirement pension after I turned 65 in 2017. At that time, I opted to get a five-year lump sum since I was still serving as UP Diliman chancellor…

Bongbong Marcos commits to improving SSS services

Daphne Galvez - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ 09/30/2022

MANILA, Philippines — President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. on Friday said he is committed to improving the efficiency and productivity of the Social Security System  (SSS) “to improve the welfare” of the Filipino people. He issued the remark during…

SSS announces delay in release of benefits, pension due to central office fire

Gabriel Pabico Lalu - Reporter / @GabrielLaluINQ 09/17/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The release of benefits and pensions of Social Security System (SSS) members that were processed from August 25 would be delayed due to the recent fire that affected its central office in Quezon City,…

Fire hits SSS central office in QC

Zacarian Sarao 08/28/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Fire broke out at the  Social Security System (SSS) central office along East Avenue in Barangay Pinyahan, Quezon City on Sunday morning, according to the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP). The BFP reported that the…

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 further extends pensioners’ proof-of-life compliance deadline to Oct. 31

Ben O. de Vera 07/04/2022

Manila, Philippines — The Social Security System (SSS), the state-run pension fund for private-sector workers, has further extended the deadline to comply with the proof-of-life scheme covering some pensioner-beneficiaries up to Oct. 31 of this year. In…

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…

Senator calls for probe of P843.9-billion SSS losses

Melvin Gascon 05/29/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Sen. Francis Tolentino has called for a congressional inquiry into the reported massive net losses in the finances of the Social Security System (SSS) amounting to P843.9 billion, as shown in its 2021 unaudited…

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 to start offering loan assistance packages to ‘Odette’ victims in January

Ben O. de Vera 12/26/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Private-sector members and pensioners of the Social Security System (SSS) in the six regions devastated by typhoon “Odette” last week can avail of loan assistance packages to be offered in January. In a circular…

SSS to release P27.5-B pension starting Dec. 1

Ben de Vera 11/28/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The state-run pension fund Social Security System (SSS) will release P27.5 billion in pension benefits starting on Dec. 1. In a statement, the SSS said next month’s releases will cover benefits for the month…

SSS chief: No basis for second tranche of pension hike for seniors

Julie Aurelio 02/16/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The chief of the Social Security System (SSS) on Monday said there was no basis to implement the sought-after second tranche of the approved pension increase for its elderly members. “Right now, we have…

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