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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 2/1/18 4:00 pm EST

    Strong financial performance drives workforce, community investments

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On the heels of announcing record financial results for 2017, Unum (NYSE: UNM) today said, in addition to the existing all-employee annual bonus program, it is investing in its people and communities with a new paid parental leave benefit for both mothers and fathers in the U.S.; enhancements to the compensation program so that all U.S. employees earn at least $15 an hour; and an additional $1 million in charitable contributions this year inmore...
  • 1/23/18 6:00 am EST

    Entry into Polish market boosts company’s growth strategy

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum (NYSE:UNM) today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Pramerica Życie TUiR SA (“Pramerica Życie”), a financial protection provider in Poland, from a subsidiary of Prudential Financial, Inc. (“PFI”). “Growth of the Unum franchise through strategic acquisitions is an important avenue for us,” said Unum President and CEO Rick McKenney. “The purchase of Pramerica Życie opens an opportunity to expandmore...
  • 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...