September 25, 2023

BANGUED, Abra – The Social Security System Bangued Branch and the local government unit of San Isidro, Abra recently signed a memorandum of agreement that will benefit 107 job order (JO) and contract of service (COS) workers under the KaSSSangga Collect Program.

Under the partnership, JO and COS workers will be registered as self-employed members of the SSS. The LGU shall deduct the monthly contributions from the JO and COS workers’ salaries and remit them to SSS Bangued branch on schedule.

The regular remittance of SSS contributions shall make the JO and COS workers qualified for social security benefits such as sickness, maternity, disability, retirement, death, and funeral benefits under the Employees’ Compensation Program.

They can also avail of SSS short-term loan privileges such as salary and calamity loans.

The SSS eWheels sa Barangay was also conducted to bring SSS services to the barangays in San Isidro and teach residents how to use the various digital platforms like the SSS website (, My.SSS Portal, and uSSSap Tayo Portal. SSS also assisted the constituents with their contribution and loan verifications, disbursement account enrollment, benefit and loan applications, and other SSS online services. – Press release