KORONADAL CITY – A total of ₱125, 000.00 cash assistance was granted to 12 beneficiaries of the Employees’ Compensation Commission (ECC) in Region XII.
Eight (8) personnel from the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) who were wounded-in-action (WIA) and three (3) employees from the government and private sectors who were injured due to work-related accidents received cash assistance worth ₱10, 000.00 each; One (1) beneficiary of an AFP Personnel who was killed-in-action (KIA) received ₱15, 000.00 cash assistance.
Apart from the EC benefits filed at SSS and GSIS, which may include loss of income, medical, death and funeral benefits, rehabilitation services and all other benefits that persons with work-related disabilities (PWRDs) may avail under the Employees’ Compensation Program (ECP), they can also receive an additional cash assistance of ₱10, 000.00 for disability and sickness claim, and ₱15, 000.00 for death claim.
The Employees Compensation Program provides compensation to workers in the event of work-connected sickness or injuries which resulted to disability or death. EC claims may be filed at the SSS for the private sector and the GSIS for the public sector.
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