Around one hundred ERDB employees participated in the Seminar on “Knowledge on the GSIS Benefits and other Related Concerns for the New Employees and Pre-Retirement Age” conducted on August 22, 2016 at the ERDB Auditorium.

The first part of the seminar was the “New Employees Orientation” which was discussed by Mr. Angelo E. Hombrebueno, a special insurance specialist. The participants were the new ERDB regular employees aged 54 and below. The seminar addressed some questions on GSIS membership, benefits, coverage, compilation and other concerns raised by the participants.

Administrative, Finance, and Management Division (AFMD) chief, Mr. Angelito B. Exconde also raised the possiblity of putting up a GSIS kiosk at the ERDB building. Mr. Hombrebueno, however, dismissed the idea due to the poor signal in the area.

The second part of the seminar was aimed for the employees at the pre-retirement age ERDB staff aged 55 to 64 participated in the seminar which was spearheaded by Mr. Enrico L. Torres, Team Leader of GSIS claim unit.

The topics discussed were the five reasons a government employee decides to retire, GSIS and funds administered,. types of membership and contribution among other GSIS concerns. Tips on being financially responsible was also tackled.

The seminar was organized by ERDB Senior Citizen members and Human Resource staff. Gliceria de Guzman, TTD