Good News: July 2018

ECC assists victims and families of Astorga road mishap The Employees’ Compensation Commission Regional Extension Unit 11, along with the Sta. Cruz local government unit’s social welfare representatives, recently conducted a Quick Response Program (QRP) assistance to the families of the victims and survivors of the road accident involving 17 employees of the Franklin Baker, continue reading : Good News: July 2018

Good News: May 2018

ECC hikes reimbursement for physical therapy sessions, professional fees of physicians in the private sector The Employees’ Compensation Commission (ECC) and the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) laud the significant increase of benefits provided under the Employees’ Compensation Program (ECP) after the issuance of Executive Order No. 54 by President Rodrigo Duterte. Under the continue reading : Good News: May 2018

Good News: April 2018

ECC reimburses medical expenses for GBS patient Tuguegarao City, Cagayan – An employee of Universal Leaf Philippines Inc. recently received a lump sum of P458,333.00 from the Employees’ Compensation Commission (ECC) representing the reimbursement of his medical expenses for the treatment of his rare illness called Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS), which is clinically considered to be continue reading : Good News: April 2018

Good News: March 2018

ECC’s State Insurance Fund Continues to be Strong Employees’ Compensation Commission (ECC) Executive Director Stella Zipagan-Banawis said that the State Insurance Fund (SIF) remains healthy despite the increasing amount of payments to workers for work-related contingencies. In a report released by ECC, total assets of the SIF as of December 31, 2017 now amounts to continue reading : Good News: March 2018

Good News: February 2018

ECC increases the amount of livelihood package for PWRDs, transportation and meal allowance In an effort to provide a meaningful package of services to persons with work-related disabilities (PWRDs), the Employees’ Compensation Commission (ECC) has recently increased the amount of its livelihood starter kit from to P20,000-P30,000 from its previous amount of P10,000. The Commission continue reading : Good News: February 2018

Good News: January 2018

PWRDs from Zamboanga City thankful for ECC’s assistance ZAMBOANGA CITY— “Maraming Salamat po sa ECC at kami ay inyong natulungan. Masaya po kami at mayroon palang ahensya ng gobyerno na gaya ninyo ang tumutulong sa kagaya naming naaksidente sa trabaho. Maraming salamat po.” These are the words of gratitude from three persons with work-related disability continue reading : Good News: January 2018

Good News: December 2017

Ilonggo seaman moves forward with the help of ECC A 45 year-old seaman from Sta. Barbara, Iloilo, formerly in-charge of ship maintenance of OSM Maritime Services, has availed a total amount of Php 47,928.45 in the form of benefits under the Employees’ Compensation Program for his work-related lower back injury. The accident happened in 2005, continue reading : Good News: December 2017

Good News: November 2017

ECC Board increases private sector’s Carer’s Allowance Employees’ Compensation Commission Executive Director Stella Zipagan-Banawis said that the ECC Board of Commissioner has recently approved the increase of the Carer’s Allowance for the private sector from its current amount of P575 to P1, 000 per month. The benefit increase is a response to the need of continue reading : Good News: November 2017

Good News: September 2017

EC beneficiaries received 400K worth of livelihood assistance from DOLE Region 3 CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, PAMPANGA - Twenty persons with work-related disabilities (PWRDs) recently received a total of 400,000 worth of livelihood assistance from the Department of Labor and Employment Region 3, through the assistance of the Employees' Compensation Commission (ECC)-Regional Extension Unit No.3. continue reading : Good News: September 2017