THE Social Safety System (SSS) introduced the appointment of Commissioner Manuel L. Argel Jr. as appearing member of the Social Safety Fee (SSC), the very best governing board of the SSS, representing the Employers’ Group.
The SSS stated that Argel, who was first appointed as a member of the SSC in September 2019, is a member of its Audit Committee and Danger Administration and Investments Committee in addition to the SSS Nominee-Director within the Boards of Philippine Lengthy Distance Phone Co. and Philam Life Tower Administration Corp.
Argel is a retired Regional Trial Courtroom (RTC) Decide for Laoag Metropolis, Ilocos Norte and a member of the Judiciary for 20 years. He served because the Government Decide of RTC Laoag from 2005 to 2007 and was a Presidential Assistant for Area I within the Philippine Judges Affiliation.
Previous to his service within the judicial department, Argel was a non-public regulation practitioner for 20 years. In 1995, he was accredited as a Voluntary Labor Arbitrator of the Division of Labor and Employment Nationwide Conciliation and Mediation Board. He additionally held numerous positions within the Built-in Bar of the Philippines-Ilocos Sur Chapter, Nationwide Citizen’s Motion for Free Elections, Ilocos Sur Native Amnesty Board and the Individuals’s Help Growth Motion Heart Inc.
As well as, Argel served within the legislative department when he was elected in 1980 as a member of the Sangguniang Bayan of Vigan Metropolis. He was given the Legislator’s Award by the Metropolis Authorities of Vigan in 2008 in recognition of his accomplishments and contributions as a former legislator of the town.
Argel is a distinguished alumnus of San Beda College, the place he obtained each his Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and Bachelor of Legal guidelines Levels. He’s additionally a Constitution Grand Knight and Lecturer-Member of the Knights of Columbus.
Different members of the SSC are Secretary of Finance Benjamin E. Diokno (ex officio chairman); SSS President and CEO Rolando L. Macasaet (vice-chairman); Secretary of Labor and Employment Bienvenido E. Laguesma (ex officio member); and Commissioners Diana Pardo Aguilar, Anita Bumpus-Quitain, Jose C. Julio, Robert Joseph M. De Claro and Eva B. Arcos.