A total of 87 job order and contractual workers of the Presidential Commission for the Urban Poor (PCUP) will soon have social security coverage after the Social Security System (SSS) inked an agreement with PCUP during ceremonies held at the DHC Building in Project 7, Quezon City on August 17. With the new partnership, job order and contractual workers of PCUP offices nationwide will gain access to SSS benefits and loan privileges as active SSS members with the PCUP overseeing the regular remittance of their SSS payments. Photo shows (front row, from left) SSS Senior Vice President for National Capital Region Operations Group Jose B. Bautista, SSS Senior Vice President for Account Management Group Judy Frances A. See, PCUP Chairman Hernani B. Panganiban and PCUP Executive Assistant Jaime E. Varela sign the agreement in the presence of Social Security Commissioner Atty. Ibarra A. Malonzo (standing, 4th from left).

Also in attendance were (back row, from left) SSS San Francisco del Monte Branch Head Jocelyn Q. Garcia, SSS Assistant Vice President for NCR North Division Helen L. Abolencia, PCUP Chief Administrative Officer Alicia S. Diaz, PCUP Human Resource Management Officer III Jesusa C. Gapac, PCUP Administrative Officer III Editha M. Vistro, SSS Special Events and Promotions Team Head Evelyn R. Binarao and Master of Ceremonies Jeffrey D. Camarillo from the SSS Corporate Communications Department.