“Ordinary employees and workers like us who are now pensioners contribute greatly to the SSS funds yet in our twilight years, we, pensioners, are in dire need of means to purchase our own food, medicines, and other household needs. We deserve better treatment from the SSS.”
Month: January 2016
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“Listen. Act. Rise.”
KMU called on pensioners and all workers and Filipinos to join the January 30 activity at the Quezon City Memorial Circle titled “Sama-Samang Sigaw” (Collective Outcry) which is expected to be the biggest gathering so far of those clamoring for a pension hike.
A leader of small-scale miners opposed to open-pit mine in Pantukan survives a gun assault.
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