SSS Released Php 84 Million Unemployment Benefits

Isn’t it great to receive a benefit even if you are not employed anymore?

Good news! the Social Security System (SSS) disbursed Php 84 million for SSS Unemployment Benefits.

Members who were separated involuntarily from their employer starting March 05, 2019, will get financial assistance via SSS Unemployment Benefits. However, a member must be qualified to get financial assistance from SSS.

Above all, SSS’s goal is to give members the equivalent half of the average monthly salary credited for a minimum of two months.

SSS Unemployment Benefits

Places With The Highest Number Of Approved Unemployment Benefits:

Makati-Gil Puyat SSS
943 Qualified MembersPhp 13.76 Million
Bacoor SSS Branch876 Qualified MembersPhp 8.98 Million
Biñan SSS Branch833 Qualified MembersPhp 9.74 Million
Pasig Pioneer & Cebu SSS
437 Qualified Members Php 6.10 & Php 5.16

Qualifications and Requirements Needed:

  1. Member must have 36 monthly contributions.
  2. Not above 60 years old at the time of voluntary separation.
  3. Certification issued by the Department of Labor and Employment. (DOLE) (Must include reason and date of involuntary separation)
  4. Notice of Termination.
  5. Photocopy of 1 primary ID card.

Accepted Reasons Behind Involuntary Separation:

  • Illness
  • Threatening Disease
  • Cessation of operation
  • Redundancy
  • Retrenchment
  • Installation of Labor-Saving Devices

*Remember to submit your application within only a year of being separated from your employer.

For additional information, you may consider contacting SSS customer service using this contact number: 1800 10 225 5777

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