5 months SSS TO IMPLEMENT SOCIAL SECURITY ACT OF 2018 Manilatimes
The Social Security System (SSS) on Tuesday said it would implement Republic Act 11199 or the “Social Security Act of 2018” until such time that it is declared “unconstitutional,” stressing overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) should save with the pension fund now to avail of seven benefits — sickness, maternity, disability, unemployment, retirement, funeral, and death or survivor pension — in times of contingencies. SSS said the agency stands by the lawmakers’ decision to provide meaningful social protection to all Filipinos based here and abroad. The pension fund said the Joint Committee would consider all concerns regarding the mandatory coverage of ... more