In Zamboanga City, the Employees’ Compensation Commission-Regional Extension Unit 9 (ECC-REU 9) recently paid a courtesy visit with the heads of the Social Security System (SSS) and the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) as part of its continuous efforts in establishing partnership with the said agencies in promoting and implementing the Employees’ Compensation Program (ECP).

Maintaining linkage with partner agencies, ECC-REU 9 staff met with SSS Zamboanga City Branch Head Elizabeth Cabatingan and Assistant Vice President for Western Mindanao Division Atty. Rodrigo Filoteo last 25 September and with GSIS Zamboanga Acting Branch Head Maria Melissa Espano last 26 September.

The ECC, a government-owned corporation attached to the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) for policy and guidance, implements the ECP through its various programs and services such as free rehabilitation services and skills and entrepreneurial trainings, among others.

ECC-REU 9 also provides free ECP Seminars. For more details or for queries related to availment of EC benefits, they can be reached through telephone numbers (062) 955-1549 or through their email address reu9@ecc.gov.ph.