ECC: Over 316K claimants received P1.9-B assistance as of September 2022
ECC: Over 316K claimants received P1.9-B assistance as of September 2022 GMA News Online
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Published February 1, 2023 3:03pm
The Employees Compensation Commission (ECC) on Wednesday said at least 316,686 claimants have received P1.9 billion assistance as of September 2022.
“As of September 2022 po ay nakapagrelease po kami sa 316,686 claimants amounting to P1.9 billion. Ito po ang narelease ng systems namin ‘yung Social Security System (SSS) at Government Service Insurance System (GSIS),” ECC executive director Engr. Jomar Batino said in the public briefing.
(As of September 2022, we have released assistance to 316,686 claimants amounting to P1.9 billion. This is what our systems have released, the SSS and the GSIS.)
“Ngayon just to give you the breakdown, 252,374 claims amounting to P1.6 billion sa pribadong sektor at 64,312 claims naman amounting to P311.2 million ay sa pampublikong sector,” he added.
(Now just to give you the breakdown, 252,374 claims amounting to P1.6 billion in the private sector and 64,312 claims amounting to P311.2 million in the public sector.)
Batino said they have also provided cash assistance to 24,693 employees who contracted COVID-19 amounting to P248 million.
The ECC earlier said workers who contracted COVID-19 under job-related circumstances may receive at least P10,000.
Batino said they also have other programs for employees where they provide free rehabilitation services including physical therapy and occupational therapy.
He added they have programs providing free skills and entrepreneurial training with livelihood starter kit and complementary kit amounting to P20,000.–AOL, GMA Integrated News
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