The Employees’ Compensation Commission (ECC) informs the public that the members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the uniformed personnel of the Philippine National Police (PNP), Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) and Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (PJMP) are covered under the Employees’ Compensation Program (ECP) despite their exclusion from the coverage of Republic Act No. 8291, otherwise known as “The Government Service Insurance Act of 1977.”
Thus, in the event of work-connected sickness, injury or death of the members of the AFP and uniformed members of the PNP, BFP and BJMP, they or their beneficiaries may avail of their EC benefits at any GSIS branch nearest to their places of work or residences.
The EC benefits available are loss of income benefit (or sickness benefit); medical benefit; carer’s allowance; and rehabilitation services such as, physical restoration, skills training for re-employment, entrepreneurship training, under our EC KaGaBay program.
For further inquiries, kindly call ECC at 899-42-51 or 52 local 227 or 228.