The Employees’ Compensation Commission, as part of its mission to ensure at all times that workers are informed of their rights and benefits under PD 626, as amended, otherwise known as the Employees’ Compensation and State Insurance Fund, will hold its first ever EC Program Advocacy Seminar in Bangued, Abra on December 04, 2019 at the Lucky Hotel and Restaurant.

About 100 human resource officers, company representatives, employees from private enterprises and government agencies including uniformed personnel from the Armed Forces of the Philippines, Philippine National Police, Bureau of Fire Protection and Bureau of Jail Management and Penology from nearby areas in Bangued, Abra are expected to attend this one-day, free of charge seminar.

The ECC Team will be at the Kapehan sa PIA, Vigan from 10:00 am to 11:00 am to set the tone for the next day’s advocacy seminar. Radio interviews are also arranged on December 02, 2019 at Bombo Radyo, La Union and on December 03, 2019 over Radyo ng Bayan, Vigan.

Topics to be discussed are the three components of the EC Program namely – prevention, compensation and rehabilitation services and the recent EC Program reforms anchored on the “3Es” – Equalize, Enhance and Expand strategies, in response to the challenges facing the EC Program.

The EC Program Advocacy Seminar in Bangued, Abra is made possible in coordination with the Department of Labor and Employment – Cordillera Administrative Region (DOLE-CAR).

Employees’ Compensation Commission is an attached agency of DOLE mandated by law to provide meaningful and appropriate compensation benefits and services to workers in the event of work-related contingencies.