HEALTH AND WELLNESS

I. HEALTH AND WELLNESS CENTER

AVAILABLE EVERYDAY TO ALL PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEE

Process Description:

Any provincial government employee can proceed to the health and wellness center to avail the service from 8:00A.M. to 9:00P.M every Monday to Friday and 8:00A.M. to 5:00P.M. every Saturday and Sunday.

Upon arrival at the venue all employees are required to register in the health and wellness registration form and fill up the health and wellness employees chart. Before the employees’ use the facilities, the health and wellness staff shall take the following procedure such as:

  • Weighing
  • Measuring waistline
  • Taking of vital signs

If the employees’ vital signs are not in normal range, they are not allowed to continue their exercise routine or use the other facilities of the gym as it may endanger their well-being.

If the employees’ vital signs are in normal range, they shall be allowed to continue with their exercise routine and use the other facilities of the gym, the massage and reflexology and SPA for free.

II. MONTHLY MEDICAL AND PHYSICAL CHECK – UP

Process Description:

Any provincial government employee can avail the monthly medical and physical check – up scheduled from 8:00AM onwards at the Provincial Training and Development Center.

Upon arrival at the venue:

  1. For old members just get their employees’ chart at the registration table and proceed to the following services available.
  2. For new members, fill up the medical and physical check – up chart and proceed to the following services available.

    1. Weighing
    2. Measuring Waistline
    3. Taking of vital signs (temperature, blood pressure & pulse rate)
    4. Blood Sugar and cholesterol determination (RBS/FBS)
    5. Availment of other services (Dental Services , Cooking Demo, etc.)
    6. Consultation with Doctors
    7. Claiming of medicines and vitamins prescribed by the physician.
    8. Return the Medical and Physical Check- up Employees’chart and fill up the Client Satisfaction Survey Form at the Registration Table.

III. ANNUAL EXECUTIVE CHECK – UP

Process Description:

  1. During the employees’ birth month celebration, he/she is entitled to avail the Annual Executive Check – Up for
  2. The celebrant will be accompanied by their focal person to go to HRMDO to fill up EC employees’chart and request form.
  3. the HRMDO will call the PPH for his/her scheduled date and advice the celebrant for said schedule.
  4. the celebrant will proceed to the PPH bringing his/her executive check –up employees chart and Philhealth Medical Data Record (MDR) for admission for two (2) days and one (1) night or at the span of 24 hours stay to avail the services such as:

Package A (40 Y/O & ABOVE – COMPREHENSIVE CHECK – UP)

Package B (39 Y/O & BELOW _ BASIC/NON-COMPREHENSIVE CHACK – UP)

Grand Medical Physical Check – Up 2018

FAMILY DAY 2018

ZUMBA 2018

Employee Welfare And Benefits

I. Introduction

         It is necessary to ensure that assistance in availing mandatory and statutory welfare and benefits is being provided to all employees. In this connection that the Provincial Government of Pangasinan implements Employee Welfare and Benefit services.

         Employee Welfare and Benefit refer to services provided by the Provincial Government of Pangasinan thru the Human Resource Management and Development Office (HRMDO) to all its employees to enable fast and accessible availment of mandatory benefits such as retirement benefit, separation benefit, leave benefit, etc. 

         With this, the HRMDO shall inform employees on the various documentary requirements and assist employees in submitting such for speedy processing. Likewise, the provisions of employee welfare and benefit services serve as means for increasing employee awareness on mandatory and statutory welfare and benefits and facilitate organized membership and availment process.

II. Objectives

The Provincial Government of Pangasinan shall implement Employee Welfare and Benefits services to:
  • Provide assistance to all employees in availing retirement and separation benefits as provided by Republic Act 8291 or the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) Act of 1997
  • Provide assistance to all employees in applying for loan services in the following agencies and entities:
    • Government Service Insurance System (GSIS)
    • Pag – ibig Fund
    • Landbank of the Philippines
    • Provincial Government Employees’ Multi – Purpose Cooperative of Pangasinan (PGEMPCOP)
  • Provide assistance to all employees in applying for scholarship programs
  • Provide assistance to all employees in earning, availing, filing and monetizing leave benefits
  • Evaluate the effect of existing programs, benefits and services to the level of morale and satisfaction of employees
  • Measure compliance to the implementation of regulatory benefits

III. Operational Definition

In order to effectively implement the employee welfare and benefit programs and services, the following definitions shall be used:
  • Employee Welfare and Benefit – this includes the accessibility and availability of programs and benefits in all offices and hospitals in order to promote welfare and well – being of all employees in the Provincial Government of Pangasinan.
  • Retirement Benefit – given to employees who have reached the retirement age of 60. The benefit can either be lump sum and old – age pension or cash payment and old – age pension.
  • Separation Benefit – given to employees who have not reached the retirement age of 60 but have been separated from the service. The benefit can either be in the form of cash payment or both cash payment or pension.
  • Loan Services – assistance provided to employees who would like to borrow money entailing timely repayment of loan interest and principal according to the terms of the loan agreement.
  • Scholarship Programs – assistance provided to employees in availing scholarship grants from agencies and institutions.
  • Leave Benefit – granted to permanent and casual employees in the government to be absent or not to report to work for one or more days. Leave of absence requires authorization and consent from immediate supervisor and agency head/ designated representative. The following are the kinds of leave benefit:
    1. Vacation Leave – leave of absence granted to officials and employees for personal reasons, the approval of which is contingent upon the necessities of the service.
    2. Sick Leave – leave of absence granted to the officials and employees only on account of sickness or disability on the part of the employee concerned or any member of his immediate family.
    3. Maternity Leave – leave of absence granted to female government employees legally entitled thereto in addition to vacation and sick leave.
    4. Paternity Leave – privilege granted to a married male employee allowing him not to report for work for seven (7) days while continuing to earn the compensation on the condition that his legitimate spouse has delivered a child or suffered a miscarriage.
    5. Terminal Leave – refers to money value of the total accumulated leave credits of an employee based on the highest salary rate received prior to or upon retirement date/ voluntary separation.
    6. Special Privilege Leave (SPL) – leave of absence which officials and employees may avail of for a maximum of three (3) days annually over and above the vacation, sick, maternity and paternity leaves to mark personal milestones and/ or attend to filial and domestic responsibilities.
    7. Study Leave – time off from work not exceeding six (6) months with pay for the purpose of assisting qualified officials and employees to prepare for their bar or board examinations or to complete their masteral degree. The leave shall be covered by a contract between the beneficiary thereof and the agency head or his representative.
    8. Rehabilitation Leave for job – related injuries – officials and employees may be entitled to the Rehabilitation Privilege for a maximum period of six (6) months for wounds and/ or injuries sustained while in the performance of official duties.
    9. Parental Leave – any individual in the government service who falls under any of the following categories shall be considered solo parent for the availment of Parental Leave:
      • A woman who gives birth as a result of rape and other crimes against chastity, even without a final conviction of the offender; Provided, that the mother keeps and raises the child;
      • Parent left solo or alone with the responsibility of parenthood due to any of the following circumstances:
        1. Death of spouse;
        2. Detention of the spouse or serving sentence for a criminal conviction for at least one (1) year;
        3. Physical/ mental incapacity of spouse as certified by a public medical practitioner;
        4. Legal separation or de facto separation from spouse for at least one (1) year provided he/ she has custody of the children;
        5. Declaration of nullity or annulment of marriage as decreed by a court or by a church, provided, he/ she has custody of the children; and
        6. Abandonment of spouse for at least one (1) year;
      • Unmarried person who has preferred to keep and rear the children instead of having others care for them or give them up to a welfare institution
    10. Special Leave Benefits for Women under R.A. 9710 An Act Providing for the Magna Carta of Women – leave benefits for qualified female public sector employees who have undergone surgery caused by gynecological disorders

IV. Employee Welfare and Benefit Programs and Services

The following are the employee welfare and benefit programs and services that are being implemented by the Provincial Government of Panagsinan thru the Human Resource Management and Development Office (HRMDO):
  • Retirement Benefit as provided by the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS)
    1. Conditions:
      1. Member should have been separated/ retired on or after June 24, 1997
      2. Member has rendered at least fifteen (15) years of service in the government
      3. Member is at least sixty (60) years of age at the time of retirement
      4. Member is not receiving a monthly pension benefit due to permanent total disability
    2. Retirement Benefit Options:
      1. Option 1 – Lump Sum and old – age (basic monthly) pension
        • Lump Sum – equivalent to 60 month (5 years) basic monthly pension payable at the time of retirement
        • Basic Monthly Pension (BMP) – payable for life after the 5 – year guaranteed period
      2. Option 2 – Cash Payment and old – age (basic monthly) pension
        • Cash Payment – equivalent to 18 – month basic monthly pension payable upon retirement
        • Immediate Basic Monthly Pension (BMP) – payable for life from the date of retirement
    3. Documentary Requirements:
      1. Duly accomplished Application Form
      2. Service Record with Leave Without Pay
      3. Declaration of Pendency of Case
  • Separation Benefit as provided by the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) 
    A member who has accumulated a minimum of three (3) years creditable service shall be entitled to separation benefit upon resignation or separation under the following terms:
    1. For member with at least three (3) years but less than fifteen (15):
      1. A cash payment equivalent to one hundred percent (100%) of the average monthly compensation for every year of creditable service the member has paid contributions, but not less than twelve thousand pesos (P12, 000.00), payable upon reaching sixty years of age or upon separation, whichever comes later.
    2. For member with at least fifteen (15) years of service and less than sixty (60) years of age upon separation:
      1. A cash payment equivalent to eighteen (18) times the basic monthly pension, payable at the time of resignation or separation.
      2. An old – age pension benefit equal to the basic monthly pension, payable monthly for life upon reaching age 60.
    3. Documentary Requirements:
      1. Duly accomplished Application Form
      2. Service Record with Leave Without Pay
      3. Declaration of Pendency of Case
  • Insurance Policy as provided by the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS)
    1. Compulsory Life Insurance Benefits under the Enhanced Life Policy (ELP)
      • A member under this policy may be entitled to any of the following benefits, depending on the circumstances.
        1. Death Benefit
        2. Termination Value
        3. Cash Dividend
    2. Optional Life Insurance Policy (OLIP)
      • A member under this policy may be entitled to any of the following benefits, depending on the circumstances.
        1. Maturity Benefit
        2. Cash Surrender Value
        3. Disability Benefit
        4. Death Benefit
        5. Accidental Death Benefit
        6. Cash Dividend
  • Loan Services 
    The following agencies and entities in partnership with the Provincial Government of Pangasinan provide loan services through the assistance of the Human Resource Management and Development Office (HRMDO):
    1. Government Service Insurance System (GSIS)
      • Consolidated Loan – combines five different loan products into one—Salary Loan, Restructured Salary Loan, Enhanced Salary Loan, Emergency Loan Assistance, and Summer One-Month Salary Loan. Members availing of a conso-loan for the first time receive a one-time automatic condonation from the outstanding penalties or surcharges incurred from these loans
      • Policy Loan – loan program which a member may avail from his/her GSIS life insurance policy. The loan, bearing an 8% interest rate, may be paid either through monthly amortization or deduction from a member’s existing life insurance policy contract
      • Emergency Loan – provides assistance to GSIS members affected by natural calamities
      • Educational Assistance Loan – provides assistance to GSIS members for education purposes
    2. Pag – ibig Fund
      • Multi – Purpose Loan – loan program which a member may avail equivalent to 80% of his/ her total accumulated value (TAV).
      • Calamity Loan Program – provides assistance to Pag – ibig members affected by natural calamities.
    3. Landbank of the Philippines
      • Salary Loan – loan program the employee may avail based on his/ her compensation with 10% interest per annum payable within a maximum period of three (3) years
    4. Provincial Government Employees’ Multi – Purpose Cooperative of Pangasinan (PGEMPCOP)
      • Salary Loan – loan program either monetary or in goods (groceries) the employee may avail based on his/ her compensation
      • Documentary Requirements:
        1. Application for Loan
        2. Co – Maker Form
        3. Certificate of No Pending Case
        4. Certificate of Employment and Compensation
        5. Certificate of Net Take Home Pay
        6. Certificate of Earned Leave
        7. Photocopy of two (2) valid IDs
  • Leave benefits
    1. Earning Leave Benefits – computation of vacation and sick leave shall be made on the basis of one day vacation leave and one day sick leave for every 24 days of actual service using the tables of computation as follows:
      • Vacation and Sick Leave Credits Earned on a Monthly Basis
        Number of MonthsVacation Leave EarnedSick Leave Earned
        11.251.25
        22.502.50
        33.753.75
        45.005.00
        56.256.25
        67.507.50
        78.758.75
        810.0010.00
        911.2511.25
        1012.5012.50
        1113.7513.75
        1215.0015.00
      • Vacation and Sick Leave Credits Earned on a Daily Basis
        Number of DaysVacation Leave EarnedSick Leave Earned
        10.0420.042
        20.0830.083
        30.1250.125
        40.1670.167
        50.2080.208
        60.2500.250
        70.2920.292
        80.3330.333
        90.3750.375
        100.4170.417
        110.4580.458
        120.5000.500
        130.5420.542
        140.5830.583
        150.6250.625
        160.6670.667
        170.7080.708
        180.7500.750
        190.7920.792
        200.8330.833
        210.8750.875
        220.9170.917
        230.9580.958
        241.0001.000
        251.0421.042
        261.0831.083
        271.1251.125
        281.1671.167
        291.2081.208
        301.2501.250
    2. Availing and Filing of Leave Benefits – application for vacation and/ or sick leave for one full day or more shall be made through accomplishing application for leave form.
      • Vacation leave shall be filed in advance or whenever possible five (5) days before going on such leave.
      • Sick leave filed in advance, or exceeding five (5) days shall be accompanied by a medical certificate. In case medical consultation was not availed of, an affidavit should be executed by the applicant.
      • An employee who is absent without approved leave shall not be entitled to receive his/ her salary corresponding to the period of his/ her unauthorized leave of absence.
      • An applicant for leave of absence for thirty (30) calendar days or more shall be accompanied by a clearance from money and property accountabilities.
    3. Monetization of Leave Benefits – officials and employees in the career and non – career service whether permanent, temporary, casual or coterminous, who have accumulated fifteen (15) days of vacation leave credits shall be allowed to monetize a minimum of ten (10) days. Provided that at least five (5) days is retained after monetization and provided further that at least thirty (30) days may be monetized in a given year.
      • Monetization of 50% or more of vacation/ sick leave credits may be allowed for valid and justifiable reasons such as:
        1. Health, medical and hospital needs of the employee and the immediate members of his/ her family
        2. Financial aid and assistance brought about by force majeure events such as calamities, typhoons, fire, earthquake and accidents that affect the life, limb and property of the employee and the immediate members of his/ her family
        3. Educational needs of the employee and the immediate members of his/ her family
        4. Payment of mortgages and loans which were entered into for the benefit or which inured to the benefit of the employee and the immediate members of his/ her family
      • The monetization of 50% or more of the accumulated leave credits shall be upon the favorable recommendation of the agency head and subject to availability of funds.
    4. Approval of Terminal Leave – application for commutation of vacation and sick leave in in connection with separation through no fault of an official or employee shall be sent to the head of department concerned for approval.

Prepared by:
MARIA VIRGINIA JAILE G. DE LEON
Assistant Human Resource Management and Development Officer

Noted by:
JANETTE C. ASIS
Prov’l. Gov’t. Dept. Head – HRMD Officer