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  • 4/23/18 3:17 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (April 23, 2018) - Unum (NYSE:UNM), a leading provider of employee benefits and income protection insurance, will offer employer-paid group hospital insurance beginning May 1. Insured employees receive a lump-sum benefit if they are hospitalized, which can be used to cover deductibles, coinsurance and other out-of-pocket costs. Plans are scalable and can provide employees from $500 to $5,000 to help defray unexpected hospital costs. “For employers, offering group hospitalmore...
  • 4/16/18 4:15 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Effective April 16, 2018, the Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.23 per share on its common stock to be paid on May 18, 2018, to stockholders of record on April 30, 2018. ABOUT UNUM GROUP Unum Group (www.unum.com) 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.more...
  • 4/16/18 1:40 pm EDT

    Unum, Crawford Technologies win 2018 Xplor Application of the Year Award

    Unum (NYSE: UNM), an industry leader in financial protection benefits, announced today it is the recipient of the 2018 Xplor Application of the Year Award in partnership with Crawford Technologies for its innovation in disability management processes.The Xplor award, presented annually by the worldwide electronic documents association Xplor International, recognizes a company demonstrating outstanding achievement in the imaginative application of current technology or unique implementation ofmore...
  • 4/3/18 2:30 pm EDT

    Plug and Play provides Unum access to startups and Silicon Valley

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum (NYSE:UNM), a market leader in providing disability, life, accident, critical illness, dental and vision insurance in the workplace, announced today it has entered a partnership with Plug and Play Insurtech, a Silicon Valley-based startup innovation platform. The partnership connects Unum with technology startups through the Plug and Play Insurtech ecosystem to find solutions that enhance the customer experience, improvemore...
  • 4/2/18 4:15 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) will release its first quarter 2018 results May 1, 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 Wednesday, May 2, at 9 a.m. eastern to discuss the results of operationsmore...
  • 3/13/18 2:32 pm EDT

    Topics focus on New York paid family leave, managing call centers, return to work, and leave management strategies

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum (NYSE:UNM) and the Disability Management Employer Coalition (DMEC) are teaming up for the 16th year to offer a series of online educational forums on disability and absence management. This year’s online forums will cover topics relevant to employers and industry professionals including New York’s new Paid Family Leave (PFL) law, strategies for managing call centers, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), keys tomore...
  • 2/27/18 1:00 pm EST
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM), a leading provider of financial protection benefits in the U.S. and U.K., today said that Puneet Bhasin, formerly executive vice president of corporate operations for Waste Management, Inc., has been appointed chief information and digital officer for the company effective March 8. In this capacity, Bhasin will oversee the continued execution of a comprehensive, long-term information technology strategy tomore...
  • 2/26/18 5:22 pm EST
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) announced today that Susan D. DeVore, president and chief executive officer of health care improvement company Premier Inc., has been elected to serve as a director of the company. At Premier, DeVore focuses on driving innovation in health care and developing solutions that support high-quality, efficient and sustainable care delivery models for Premier’s alliance of 3,900 U.S. hospitals and 150,000more...
  • 2/8/18 8:52 am EST

    New consumer poll spotlights prevalence of missed work and financial strain

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Claims data and new consumer research from Unum (NYSE: UNM), a leading provider of employee benefits and income protection, spotlights the prevalence of cardiovascular disease. This information coincides with American Heart Month, an annual health initiative from the American Heart Association to raise awareness of cardiovascular disease, the leading global cause of death. According to a poll commissioned by Unum in Januarymore...
  • 2/2/18 4:15 pm EST
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) announced today that Rick McKenney, president and chief executive officer, will be representing the company at the 2018 BofA Merrill Lynch Insurance Investor Conference, Wednesday, February 14, 2018, in New York City. McKenney is scheduled to speak at 12:35 p.m. eastern and will discuss the company’s business strategy and future growth prospects. There will be a live audio webcast of the presentation available onmore...