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  • 10/24/17 11:15 am EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--While short term disability claims for breast cancer have increased nearly 13 percent over the last 10 years, people battling the disease are able to return to work nearly three weeks sooner on average, according to internal data from Unum (NYSE:UNM). Cancer has been a leading cause of disability claims for over a decade, but Unum data shows that nearly 70 percent of breast cancer survivors successfully return to work after shortmore...
  • 7/17/17 4:48 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Effective July 17, 2017, 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 August 18, 2017, to stockholders of record on July 31, 2017. 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, Starmount andmore...
  • 5/25/17 10:49 am EDT

    Kevin Kabat becomes board chairman as Tom Watjen retires

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--At the annual meeting of shareholders today, Unum (NYSE: UNM) CEO Richard P. (Rick) McKenney addressed the company’s strong performance, industry leadership, and the growing need for the financial protection Unum provides. “2016 was an excellent year for us, continuing a strong track record of success,” McKenney said. “We delivered on our promises to customers and shareholders, while continuing to build on the strong Unum brand. Themore...
  • 5/16/17 10:00 am EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As the leading provider of disability benefits in the U.S., Unum (NYSE: UNM) tracks the top causes of disability leave and shares results each May during Disability Insurance Awareness Month. Claims data over the last decade shows several long-term trends in the health of America’s workers. Disability claims for joint disorders and musculoskeletal issues have increased significantly over the past 10 years. Unum’s Senior Vicemore...
  • 5/9/17 4:00 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Long term disability claims for complicated pregnancies have decreased nearly 50 percent over the last decade in the U.S., according to data from Unum (NYSE: UNM), a leading provider of disability benefits. “There are a few trends driving this particular experience, like fewer C-section deliveries, early detection and intervention in high-risk pregnancies, and access to more resources for new moms,” said Greg Breter, senior vicemore...
  • 4/14/17 4:00 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Effective April 14, 2017, the Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.20 per share on its common stock to be paid on May 19, 2017, to stockholders of record on April 28, 2017. 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, Starmount andmore...
  • 1/3/17 2:00 pm EST
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) will release its fourth quarter 2016 results Wednesday, Feb. 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 Thursday, Feb. 2, at 9 a.m. Eastern to discuss the results ofmore...
  • 12/8/16 4:00 pm EST

    Board leadership transition to take place at 2017 Annual Meeting

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Non-executive Chairman Thomas R. Watjen has informed Unum Group’s (NYSE:UNM) board of directors of his decision to not stand for re-election at the company’s Annual Meeting of Shareholders in May 2017. Watjen’s retirement marks the completion of a two-year leadership transition that began in 2015 when he stepped down as CEO of the company and Richard P. McKenney assumed the role. “When I became chairman, I committed to a two-year termmore...
  • 10/5/16 9:00 am EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) announced today that it will hold its annual investor meeting on Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016, at the Grand Hyatt New York. The meeting will start at 8 a.m. Eastern and should end by 11 a.m. Eastern. The event will be simulcast in a listen-only mode on the Investors page of the company’s website (www.investors.unum.com). It is recommended that interested parties access the webcast approximately 5-10 minutesmore...
  • 9/28/16 2:00 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) will release its third quarter 2016 results Wednesday, Oct. 26, 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 Thursday, Oct. 27, at 9 a.m. Eastern to discuss the results ofmore...