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  • 7/16/18 4:59 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Effective July 16, 2018, the Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.26 per share on its common stock to be paid on August 17, 2018, to stockholders of record on July 30, 2018. ABOUT UNUM GROUP Unum Group is a leading provider of financial protection benefits in the United States and the United Kingdom. Its primary businesses are Unum US, Colonial Life, and Unum UK. Unum’s portfoliomore...
  • 7/12/18 3:47 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A dedicated protocol for managing behavioral health claims is helping Unum (NYSE: UNM) customers experience more favorable return-to-work outcomes. Using a strategic mix of early intervention; triaged specialist support; and partnership among employers, medical experts, and vocational rehabilitation consultants, Unum has seen: A 15 percent reduction in short term disability behavioral health claims transitioning to long termmore...
  • 7/11/18 9:00 am EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum (NYSE: UNM), a leading provider of financial protection benefits in the U.S. and U.K., today said that Wade Hinton has been appointed vice president of Diversity and Inclusion for the company effective August 20. In his role, he will be responsible for strategic diversity and inclusion programming to ensure Unum’s culture, environment and business approach in every area is inclusive and respectful to all. His work willmore...
  • 6/29/18 4:25 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) will release its second quarter 2018 results July 30, at approximately 4:15 p.m. eastern. The earnings news release and the financial supplement will be available in the Investors section of the company’s website, which can be directly accessed at www.investors.unum.com. Members of Unum Group senior management will host a conference call on Tuesday, July 31, at 8 a.m. eastern to discuss the results of operationsmore...
  • 6/28/18 4:01 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A leader in employee benefits, Unum (NYSE: UNM) and the Disability Management Employer Coalition (DMEC) are teaming up on a series of online educational forums. The webinars and conference session will provide industry updates on trends in disability and absence management. “HR professionals have a strong desire to stay current on topics related to FMLA, ADA and absence management,” said Michelle Jackson, assistant vice presidentmore...
  • 6/27/18 4:02 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--To support human resources professionals as they navigate the complexities of leave management, employee benefits leader Unum (NYSE: UNM) now offers a range of leave resources on its website. Content includes a white paper, Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) employer handbook, FMLA compliance quiz and an original report spotlighting new research on adult caregiving in the workforce. “Maintaining compliance with the ever-changing laws andmore...
  • 6/26/18 4:02 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Chriseta Gaskin and David Conner don’t know each other, but they both know what it’s like to suddenly be unable to work and earn a living because of an injury. And, thanks to disability coverage, they both had the time and resources to focus on getting well rather than worrying about paying the bills. Gaskin and Conner have been featured in Unum’s WorkWell daily news site and in the company’s latest Corporate Responsibilitymore...
  • 6/25/18 4:02 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Personal finance expert Laura Adams is partnering with employee benefits leader Unum (NYSE: UNM) on a series of money tips for the nation’s different generations. Some of her top tips for Millennials this summer include: 1. Check the progress of your financial goals We’re halfway into 2018, which makes it a perfect time to check the progress of your financial goals. Identify areas where you may be over-spending and commit tomore...
  • 6/22/18 4:02 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum (NYSE: UNM), a leading provider of employee benefits, has enhanced its Work/Life Balance employee assistance program for its U.S. employees. The offering features comprehensive practical, emotional and lifestyle support to improve overall well-being so employees can balance the demands of life and work. Enhancements, offered through HealthAdvocate, include: An expanded counselor network and video counselingmore...
  • 6/15/18 5:07 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As the nation prepares to honor its dads this Sunday, recent research from UNICEF spotlights a stark reality that almost two-thirds of the world’s children less than a year old (nearly 90 million) live in countries where fathers are not entitled by law to take paternity leave. The U.S., which has nearly 4 million births per year, is one of eight countries with no national law guaranteeing paid parental leave for either moms or dadsmore...