Tags: PhilHealth

‘Shameless’ SSS board not alone, other GOCCs have ‘epidemic of thick-skinned insensitivity’

Aside from the much-criticized fat bonuses at a time when the funds’ sustainability was supposedly in danger, thus requiring a hike in members’ contributions, it turned out that the SSS executives have each been receiving $1,859 per month just for attending two board meetings, and its CEO flies abroad every two months, first-class.

Special Report (Last of two parts) They put up common funds among towns or charge socialized fees in public hospitals By MARYA SALAMAT Bulatlat.com Maggie de Pano Fellow MANILA — When devolution proved to be too challenging in the earlier years, many public health workers and professionals started calling for the “re-nationalization” of their services.…

Press Release 2 February 2010 An alliance of overseas Filipino migrant workers in the Middle East today expresses serious apprehension safeguarding the estimated Php.12-B OWWA funds, a compulsory collection of US$25 per departing OFW, held in trust to the government through the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA), an attached agency of the Department of Labor…

Labor groups welcome the Executive Order 611 providing for a 10 percent salary adjustment for government employees, but insist this is not enough and only favors high ranking government officials. BY AUBREY MAKILAN Bulatlat Labor groups welcome the Executive Order 611 providing for a 10 percent salary adjustment for government employees, but insist this is…