On the OFWs’ compulsory payment of SSS premiums

Cartoon by Mark Suva/Kodao

“As Migrante feared, it is the OFWs who will bear the brunt of paying the monthly contributions and not the employer. How can OFWs have a secure future with SSS if 12% of their monthly income gets robbed by the government that stubbornly refuses to raise pensions?”– Arman Hernando, Migrante Philippines chairperson