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  • 6/26/08 5:00 pm EDT

    Benefits solution addresses needs of small to midsize employers

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--With the addition of 23 states in June, Unum (NYSE: UNM) has expanded the availability of its next-generation benefits offering, Simply Unum, to 41 states nationwide. The nationwide launch began in April after a highly successful pilot phase during which sales for Simply Unum were nearly 60 percent ahead of projections. To date, nearly 1,000 lines of coverage have been sold through the Simply Unum offering, and it is receiving praisemore...
  • 5/20/08 1:30 pm EDT

    Company Will Contribute to 529 Plan for New Children of Employees

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Beginning this year, Unum (NYSE: UNM) will contribute $700 towards a 529 college fund for children of its employees, an innovative new program that underscores the company’s expertise in the benefits industry and its commitment to education. Unum, one of the nation’s leading providers of employee benefits and services, knows the value of a strong benefits portfolio. “In this tight labor market, employers of allmore...
  • 4/2/08 3:00 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--This week Unum (NYSE: UNM) launches nationwide its innovative product and service platform called Simply Unum, with sales and service now available in 19 states. This next-generation benefits solution will be offered in an additional 23 states on June 1. Designed specifically for small to midsize businesses, Simply Unum provides a base of group disability and life insurance coupled with voluntary benefits. With more than 28,000 productmore...
  • 3/27/08 3:00 pm EDT

    Short term disability claim process receives high marks in 2007

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Satisfaction among individuals submitting short term disability claims with Unum (NYSE: UNM) in 2007 exceeded the industry average, as found in claimant research conducted by JHA, a leader in disability reinsurance, consulting and research. Specifically, Unum claims representatives excelled with high marks in the following categories: Courteous and respectful – 97 percent Willingness to assistmore...
  • 2/29/08 1:47 pm EST
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Effective March 1, 2008, Unum (NYSE: UNM) is lowering new business rates on its non-cancelable individual disability insurance which is designed for the executive benefits and professional markets. “We continuously review our products and their rates so that our customers are always offered the best options,” said Steven Joseph, vice president of individual disability operations for Unum. “We have made a strategic decision tomore...