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  • 8/26/14 9:00 am EDT

    Award recognizes the excellence Unum’s valued suppliers deliver year-round

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GENEX Social Security is the first recipient of Unum’s new Global Supplier of the Year Award in recognition of the vital role they play in the company’s successful operations. Unum (NYSE: UNM) is a leading provider of financial protection benefits through the workplace in the U.S. and the U.K. Unum’s benefits help protect millions of working people and their families in the event of an illness, injury or loss of lifemore...
  • 8/25/14 11:00 am EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) announced today that Tom Watjen, president and chief executive officer, will be representing the company at the Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Insurance Conference, September 3, 2014, in New York City. Watjen is scheduled to speak at 3:40 pm Eastern and will discuss the company’s business strategy and future growth opportunities. There will be a live audio webcast of the presentation available on the Investorsmore...
  • 8/7/14 1:30 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As health care professionals, Renee Schmidt and Marina Kountouris see firsthand how illness and injury can suddenly interrupt your ability to work and earn a living. Both have lived it as professionals, but as patients too. Schmidt and Kountouris share their experiences in new videos from Unum that underscore the value of disability benefits in maintaining financial security, as well as the importance of return-to-work programsmore...
  • 7/30/14 4:05 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) today reported net income of $242.5 million ($0.94 per diluted common share) for the second quarter of 2014, compared to net income of $218.6 million ($0.82 per diluted common share) for the second quarter of 2013. After-tax operating income, which excludes costs related to the early retirement of debt during the second quarter of 2014, net realized investment gains and losses, including a hedge gain associatedmore...
  • 7/29/14 9:00 am EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) announced today that Cynthia Egan, senior advisor to the Treasury Department and former president of retirement plan services at T. Rowe Price Group, has been elected to serve as a director of the company. Recognized as a leader in the retirement industry for defining leading-edge solutions, Egan is currently advising senior Treasury officials on the development of “myRA”, the Treasury-sponsored program thatmore...
  • 7/22/14 11:00 am EDT

    Quality benefits education linked to worker ratings of their employers and benefits packages

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Employee ratings of their workplaces and benefits packages are at their lowest levels since 2008, according to research recently released by Unum. The online survey of 1,521 working adults, conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of Unum, finds that only half (49 percent) of U.S. workers rate their employer as an excellent or very good place to work. Less than half (47 percent) of employees who were offered benefits by their employer ratedmore...
  • 7/14/14 10:00 am EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Effective July 14, 2014, the Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.165 per share on its common stock to be paid on Aug. 15, 2014, to stockholders of record on July 28, 2014. 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. Unum’more...
  • 6/30/14 1:00 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) will release its second quarter results on Wednesday, July 30, at approximately 4 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 Thursday, July 31, at 9 a.m. Eastern to discuss the results ofmore...
  • 6/25/14 4:00 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--For the ninth year, Unum has been honored for its continuous efforts to support the health and wellness of U.S. employees and their families. Unum (NYSE: UNM) was among 63 U.S. employers that received the 2014 Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles® award at the Leadership Summit sponsored by the National Business Group on Health’s Institute on Innovation in Workforce Well-being. Unum was honored with the goldmore...
  • 6/12/14 11:00 am EDT

    Employers play important role by offering financial protection benefits

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nearly one-half (46%) of workers are not confident they have enough savings for their future or to see them through a period of time out of work due to illness or injury, Unum finds in its sixth annual survey of working Americans. The online survey of 1,521 working adults, conducted in December 2013 by Harris Poll on behalf of Unum, finds that one-third (34 percent) don’t feel financially secure. The youngest workers (ages 18-34) andmore...