Category Archives: SSC

Investigations conducted by SSS do not violate a person’s right to privacy

As a final note, we do not agree with the CA’s pronouncement that the investigations conducted by SSS violate a person’s right to privacy.  SSS, as the primary institution in charge of extending social security protection to workers and their … Continue reading

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A spouse who claims entitlement to death benefits as a primary beneficiary under the Social Security Law must establish two qualifying factors, to wit: (1) that he/she is the legitimate spouse; and (2) that he/she is dependent upon the member for support

The law in force at the time of Florante’s death was RA 1161.  Section 8 (e) and (k) of said law provides: Section 8. Terms Defined. For the purposes of this Act, the following terms shall, unless the context indicates … Continue reading

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