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Labor Day 2014

"Sa Sipag, Tiyaga, at Talino, Buong Mundo Saludo sa Manggagawang Pilipino!"

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ECC recognizes parental duties of separated partners as basis for EC claims

Employees’ Compensation Commission’s Executive Director Stella Z. Banawis yesterday said that the ECC has recently ruled in favor of a deceased member who has been exercising his parental duties over his children from a former marriage before he met his death in an accident on his way to work.


ECC grants death with funeral benefits to the beneficiaries of missing workers while in the performance of their duties during calamities or fatal events

Beneficiaries of missing persons while in the performance of their duties during calamities or fatal events can file their claims for EC death with funeral benefits within three years from the time the missing person has been presumed dead after the lapse of four years from the occurrence of the incident on the basis of Board Resolution 14-07-20, ECC Executive Director Stella Zipagan-Banawis said.


ECC gives free advocacy seminar for employees and employers in Koronadal City

The Employees’ Compensation Commission will be at Koronadal City on September18, 2014 to conduct an advocacy seminar for free at The Farm @ Carpenter Hill, Koronadal City.


ECC taps 16 hospitals to help occupationally-disabled workers

The Employees’ Compensation Commission recently forged commitments with 16 various hospitals for a more effective Quick Response Program. With the closer coordination with hospitals, assistance to workers who sustained injuries, contracted sickness or died while performing their duties can now be provided immediately.


ECC helps fisherman regain employment

It was one fine day for a group of fishermen while they were on board a ferry in Palawan. However, the cable of the ferry was stuck in a rock during the sail. Romeo Palay had no choice but to cut the cable otherwise, the vessel will capsize due to strong current. Unfortunately, Palay’s hand was hit by a purse line cable which resulted to the amputation of his right hand.


Machine operator bounces back from setback through the help of the ECC

January 29, 2014 was an ordinary working day for Bryan Anthony Cortes. He went to work and started operating the mixing roll machine in a manufacturing company. However, the ordinary day turned into a nightmare for Cortes when his right thumb was caught by the chain of the machine which caused its amputation.