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  • 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...
  • 4/26/17 4:15 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) today reported net income of $229.9 million ($1.00 per diluted common share) for the first quarter of 2017, compared to net income of $210.6 million ($0.88 per diluted common share) for the first quarter of 2016. Net income includes net after-tax realized investment gains and losses on the Company’s investment portfolio and also, in the first quarter of 2017, a loss from a guaranty fund assessment related to anmore...
  • 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...
  • 4/12/17 2:03 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Leading benefits provider Unum (NYSE:UNM) is entering a new market with the launch of Unum Stop Loss. “Entry into this market broadens the scope of financial protection Unum provides and increases the value we bring to employers,” said Rich Williams, senior vice president and general manager of Unum’s new Stop Loss business. Stop loss covers self-insured employers if their employees’ medical claims exceed expectations.more...
  • 3/30/17 10:00 am EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) will release its first quarter 2017 results Wednesday, April 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, April 27, at 9 a.m. Eastern to discuss the results ofmore...
  • 3/23/17 11:41 am EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum (NYSE: UNM) and its employees in the U.S., U.K. and Ireland contributed more than $12.4 million and volunteered more than 87,000 volunteer hours to charitable organizations in 2016. “Unum’s commitment to social responsibility is one of our core values and is reflected in the longstanding tradition we have of giving back to our communities,” said Joe Foley, senior vice president. “It’s rewarding to see our employees share thatmore...
  • 2/17/17 11:30 am EST
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Feb. 17, 2017) – Unum (NYSE:UNM) has promoted William Bagley to senior vice president and chief supply officer; Matthew Monaghan to senior vice president of Corporate and Regulatory and general counsel of the Closed Block; Cherie Pashley to senior vice president of Tax and Treasury; Richard Shaffer to senior vice president of Growth Markets and the Enrollment Center; and Danny Waxenberg to senior vice president and chief accounting officer.Since joining Unum in 2012, Bagleymore...
  • 2/15/17 10:00 am EST

    National provider network grows by nearly 15 percent

    BATON ROUGE, La.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--An industry leader in employee benefits, Unum (NYSE: UNM) has increased its dental provider network by nearly 15 percent to 100,000 unique in-network providers and more than 323,000 access points nationwide. The expansion was spearheaded by Unum’s dental center of expertise, Starmount, a top provider and administrator of dental and vision insurance coverage for groups and individuals. The network expansion allows employers, theirmore...
  • 2/9/17 10:00 am EST
    PORTLAND, Maine--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum (NYSE:UNM) and MaineHealth have formed ground-breaking partnerships with Venture Hall, an innovation center in Portland, Maine, to attract entrepreneurs and innovators from across the country to create new solutions for the health care industry. The first-of-its-kind partnership for Maine will tackle problems that both organizations see as critical to health care providers. Through Venture Hall’s highly selective summer acceleratormore...