A two-day interactive forum organized by authorities of the National Social Security and Welfare Corporation (NASSCORP) for employees of the private and public sectors opens today, March 21 at a resort in Monrovia, the entity press release has said.
Day one of the event will be dedicated to educating the public sector employers and employees, while the next day will focus on the private sector.
According to the release, today’s forum will educate employers and employees in the private and public sectors on the new NASSCORP Act.
It can be recalled that on December 27, 2016, the Legislature passed an Act repealing Decree No. 14 of the People’s Redemption Council (PRC) of the Armed Forces of Liberia and creating a new Chapter 89 of the Executive Law establishing the National Social Security and Welfare Corporation of the Republic of Liberia. The Act was approved by then President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf on February, 2017 and printed into handbill.
The Act, the release said, increased the contribution rates and broadened the coverage of NASSCORP to include the President and Cabinet, the Legislature, the Judiciary and members of the para-military forces to include officers of the Liberian National Police and the Liberia Immigration Service, etc.