- 72,000 students benefit from SSS and Nat’l Gov’t Educ Loan Assistance
A total of 72,451 college or vocational-tech students are currently benefiting from the Educational Assistance Loan Program, a joint program of the SSS and the National Government.
- SSS to issue certifications for Taiwan-bound OFWs
Starting March 16, 2015, the SSS will receive request for certifications of UMID card applications of members applying for working visa in Taiwan.
- SSS covers 167 informal sector groups in South Luzon
The SSS has covered a total of 167 informal sector groups (ISGs) and associations, representing about 17,895 members in South Luzon under the agency's AlkanSSSya program as of year-end 2014.
- SSS Opens 3rd Branch in Batangas
The SSS opened its third branch in Lemery, Batangas on March 12, 2015 to serve its 25,000 members from 13 municipalities in the area.
- More SSS offices earn ISO certification
The SSS has achieved additional ISO 9001 Quality Management System certification of compliance for the registration and coverage processes of four of its branches, marking another milestone of its achievement in 2014, a top official said.
- Ten-year prescriptive period set for re-adjudicating retirement, disability and death claims
Members seeking to have their settled retirement, death or disability claims with the SSS re-adjudicated or re-evaluated have up to ten years to file their requests. This prescriptive period also applies for petitions contesting settled claims before the Social Security Commission (SSC).
- SSS opens new branch in Davao City
About 50,000 members of the SSS will have easier access to its services as it opened a new branch in Gaisano Grand Mall at Ilustre Street in Davao.
- SSS meets Tagbilaran media and stakeholders
Top SSS officials met with employers and members of the media during a stakeholders' forum and Kapihan sa SSS in Bohol, Tagbilaran City this month.
- SSS inaugurates new office for Manila residents
The SSS has inaugurated a new branch in Sta.Mesa, Manila to benefit about 22,000 members residing within the area and nearby districts of Paco, Pandacan and Sta. Ana.
- SSS opens new office in Cebu
The SSS has opened a full-service branch at Gaisano Grand Fiesta Mall in Tabunok, Talisay City, Cebu to serve members in the municipalities of Talisay, Minglanilla, Naga, San Fernando and Carcar.
- Farmers to get subsidy for SSS payment
The provincial government of Isabela will now subsidize the contributions of around 10,000 marginalized farmers to the SSS as contained in the memorandum of agreement it signed with the state-agency last January 30.
- SSS offers members option to sell shares for
delinquent stock investment and privatization fund loans
The SSS is calling on members with outstanding loans under the Stock Investment Loan Program and the Privatization Fund Loan Program to avail themselves of the option to sell their shares of stocks under the two programs.
- SSS Inaugurates SSS Dasmariñas Branch
About 703,209 members in Cavite will have easier access to services of the SSS when it opened SSS Dasmariñas Branch last December 12, 2014.
- Palawan LGU signs SSS pact for employees' coverage
More than 300 job order and contractual employees of the Municipal Government of Taytay, Palawan LGU can now gain access to financial assistance during times of contingencies such as maternity, sickness, disability, retirement or old age, and death as self-employed members of the SSS.
- SSS opens new office in Talisay, Cebu
The SSS expects to increase its current membership base of 17,000 in the southern part of Cebu as it opens a new branch in Talisay, Cebu on February 4, 2015.
- SSS sees growth in membership in Central Visayas
Tagbilaran, Bohol --- The SSS reported a 3.9-percent increase in membership in Central Visayas with almost 2.4 million members as of November 2014 from 2.3 million in 2013.
- SSS payments via mobile phones to open to members
Mobile payments to SSS will be available soon with the memorandum of agreement signed between the state agency and G-XChange Inc.
- SSS extends services abroad with 20 offices
State-run SSS is pushing for wider coverage of Filipinos abroad with 20 Offices now in Asia, Middle East and Europe, three of which were recently opened in Toronto, Tokyo and Muscat.
- SSS opens 38 new local offices in 2014
The SSS opened 38 new offices in 2014 serving members and pensioners nationwide.
- SSS profit up 14 percent in 10 months
The SSS posted a 14-percent increase in profit to P37.3 billion in the 10 months that ended in October as contributions of members continued to show growth.
- SSS opens calamity assistance to 'Ruby'-hit members
The SSS started receiving applications from members affected by typhoon Ruby for the SSS calamity relief assistance program on December 15, 2014.
- SSS encourages OFWs to commit to regular saving
The SSS urged Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) registered with the SSS to take charge of their personal finances through regular savings, reiterating invitation to join the exclusive Flexi-Fund program for OFWs.
- SSS Opens Weekends for Kasambahay Registration
The SSS is inviting all household employers and domestic workers to take advantage of the special schedule for SSS, PhilHealth and Pag-IBIG registration on all weekends from November 29 to December 14, 2014 in selected SM malls.
- SSS pensioners to receive 13th month pension
The SSS will release P6 billion for the 13th month pensions of nearly 1.9 million pensioners in December, as part of its annual year-end tradition that began in 1988.
- SSS P.E.S.O. Fund Registration Update
The SSS advises its members that the start of registration for the SSS Personal Equity and Savings Option (SSS PESO) Fund this December has been postponed until further notice, while enhancements are underway.
- SSS cites Best Employer for NCR
SSS President and Chief Executive Officer Emilio de Quiros, Jr. awarded J.C. Food Corporation as the Top Employer for the NCR Group during the Balikat ng Bayan Awards for the NCR Group Level held on October 01, 2014 at the SSS Main Office in Quezon City.
- SSS generates P2.8 B in Western Visayas
Bacolod City, Negros Occidental --- The Social Security System (SSS) said contribution collections in Western Visayas for the first nine months of 2014 rose 13 percent to P2.8 billion from P2.5 billion in the same period of last year.
- San Ramon inmates get social protection from AlkanSSSya in Zamboanga
Seventy-three (73) inmates from the San Ramon Prison and Penal Farm (SRPPF) in Zamboanga City were initially covered under the Social Security System's (SSS) AlkanSSSya Program during ceremonies held on August 08, 2014 at the SRPPF's Visitors Lounge, Barangay San Ramon.
- SSS Makati-Ayala launches first Alkansssya through Salary Deduction
As part of its efforts to facilitate easier and more convenient ways to remit SSS contribution payments, SSS Makati-Ayala Branch launched its first Alkansssya Program with a payment scheme exclusively for local government job order and contractual (JOC) workers who have signed up as SSS self-employed members.
- SSS opens branch in Candon, Ilocos Sur
The Social Security System (SSS) inaugurated its third and newest branch in the province of Ilocos Sur last October 30, 2014 at San Nicolas, Candon City.
- SSS reaches out to Tarlac members
Social Security System (SSS) President and Chief Executive Officer Emilio de Quiros, Jr. responds to questions from the local media during the Open Forum of the "Kapihan sa SSS" and queries from around 200 representatives of employers and workers in Central Luzon during the Stakeholders’ Forum at La Maja Rica Hotel, Mc Arthur Highway, Tarlac City on October 10, 2014.
- SSS Congressional Branch Inauguration and Blessing
Social Security System (SSS) President and Chief Executive Officer Emilio de Quiros, Jr. and Quezon City First District Representative Francisco A. Calalay, Jr. lead the ribbon-cutting ceremony along with QC District 1 Administrator Juan Untalan, Senior Vice President for NCR Operations Group Jose Bautista and SSS Congressional Branch Head Dr. Juanillo Delcalzo III during the inauguration and blessing of the SSS Congressional Branch on September 26. Also in photo is Fr. Nemesio Tolentin, OAR.
- SSS opens Marikina-Malanday Branch
Social Security System (SSS) President and Chief Executive Officer Emilio S. de Quiros Jr. (front row, middle), Honorable Romero Federico S. Quimbo (front row, left), Representative of District 2 of Marikina City and Honorable Del R. De Guzman (front row, right), Mayor of Marikina City cut the ribbon of the newly opened SSS Marikina-Malanday last July 30, 2014.
- SSS sees better collection with new office
Candon, Ilocos Sur --- The Social Security System (SSS) said it expects improved earnings from collections particularly in the Ilocos area with the additional office it inaugurated on October 31 at Stern Mall, San Nicolas in Candon City.
- SSS pledges adequate social protection to elderly
The Social Security System (SSS) together with the Department of Social Welfare and Development, Philippine Health Insurance (PhilHealth), and Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) signed a manifesto for the promotion of adequate social services and protection for elderly Filipinos during during a social protection forum for the elderly held on October 07 in celebration of Elderly Filipino Week.
- SSS awards Best Collection Partners
Three banks received the Social Security System (SSS) "Balikat ng Bayan" distinction for topping their respective categories as Best Collecting Banks.
- SSS to tap local fund managers
The Social Security System (SSS) will contract three local fund managers to help diversify its portfolio and benchmark on comparative investment classes.
- SSS names best media partners
The Social Security System (SSS) conferred the "Balikat ng Bayan" distinction to the Manila Bulletin, UNTV television show "Good Morning Kuya" and GMA DYSS-Cebu radio program "Imbestigador" for their contributions to the fulfillment of the SSS mission as best media partners.
- SSS fetes top employers
The Social Security System (SSS) conferred the “Balikat ng Bayan” distinction to two top-performing companies during the awarding ceremonies at the Ramon Magsaysay Hall of the SSS corporate headquarters in Diliman, Quezon City on September 25.
- SSS projects P14M contributions from cooperatives
The Social Security System expects to collect an additional P14.4 million in contributions annually after accrediting nine new cooperatives as partners in collecting member-contributions and in providing other social security services.
- SSS collections hit P2.4-B in Central Luzon
Tarlac City, Tarlac --- The Social Security System (SSS) has collected a total of P2.4 billion in contributions from members within Central Luzon as of July 2014, up by 14 percent from the same period last year.
- SSS to launch new contact center for OFWs
Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) will have easier means to benefit from the programs and services of the Social Security System (SSS) with the launching of the newly created OFW Contact Center Unit (OFW-CSU), starting October this year.
- SSS unveils provident fund for members
SSS has opened a voluntary provident fund program that offers its members an additional way of saving for their retirement.
- SSS lauds top companies in Balikat ng Bayan Awards
SSS has recognized 12 companies as national winners of the 2014 SSS Balikat ng Bayan Awards for their significant contribution to the attainment of SSS' goals and mission.
- SSS holds Stakeholders' Forum in Dipolog
SSS President and Chief Executive Officer Emilio de Quiros, Jr. responds to a query raised by an SSS member during the Open Forum of the SSS Stakeholders’ Forum at Arian Hotel, Airport Road, Brgy. Minaog, Dipolog City.
- SSS doubles H1 income
SSS has doubled its total comprehensive income in the first half of 2014, posting P32.59 billion from the P15.73 billion in the same period in 2013.
- SSS makes positive debut in business execs outlook survey
SSS marked its first appearance in the Makati Business Club (MBC) Executive Outlook Survey with a positive performance rating from business leaders, netting the 15th place among 62 government agencies included in the survey.
- SSS inaugurates Batasan Hills Branch
Social Security System (SSS) President and Chief Executive Officer Emilio S. de Quiros Jr and Quezon City District 2 Representative Winston T. Castelo formally opened the SSS Batasan Hills branch on August 13, 2014.