The Employees’ Compensation Commission (ECC) is recognized as the top 5 most responsive government agency by the People’s Television Network’s (PTV) program Digong 8888 Hotline on July 24, 2020.

During the airing of the program on Facebook, main anchor Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo with Assistant Secretary Kris Roman and Trixie Jaafar presented the plaques of appreciation to five government agencies namely: ECC; Department of Health (top 4); Overseas Workers Welfare Association (top 3); Department of Labor and Employment (top 2); and Department of Social Welfare and Development (top 1).

ECC Executive Director Stella Zipagan-Banawis said during the interview, “Isang karangalan po at inspirasyon ito sa amin para mas lalo naming pagbutihin ang aming serbisyo para sa ating persons with work-related-disabilities.”

For his part, Panelo told the viewers, “Patuloy ang paghahatid ng tulong at solusyon sa mga Pilipinong nangangailangan ng agarang aksyon.”

Digong 8888 Hotline is a 24/7 public service hotline operated by the national government to address queries and grievances from the public directed to government agencies like ECC.

ECC is a government agency that provides a package of benefits and services to both public and private sector workers in the event of work-related contingencies such as sickness, injury and/or death.