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  • 4/13/16 10:00 am EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum now offers onsite disability management for customers who want their employees to benefit from direct, one-to-one engagement with a trained disability consultant before and after disability leave. Whether it’s a nurse, physical therapist, occupational therapist or ergonomist, this onsite professional will help employees stay at work or transition back to work after a leave. Employers should benefit from a reduction in the number ofmore...
  • 4/12/16 2:00 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) is revising the release date for its first quarter 2016 results to Wednesday, April 27, 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 28, at 10 a.m. Easternmore...
  • 4/8/16 2:30 pm EDT
    For the second year in a row, Unum has made the list of America’s Best Employers published by Forbes. The company is ranked No. 159 out of 500 and sits in the No. 3 slot for the insurance industry.“The best thing about this recognition is that it is an unsolicited endorsement by our employees,” said Diane Garofalo, senior vice president of corporate human resources. “I’m extremely pleased that our culture here and business success are appreciated by the most important ingredient of our work –more...
  • 4/4/16 4:15 pm EDT

    Dental and vision benefits to boost company’s growth plans

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum (NYSE: UNM) today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire H&J Capital, LLC, parent of Starmount Life Insurance Company and AlwaysCare Benefits (“Starmount”), a leading independent dental and vision benefits company that will expand Unum’s growing portfolio of workplace financial protection products. “We are excited to be adding Starmount’s capabilities to our market-leading offerings in the workplace,”more...
  • 3/31/16 4:15 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) announced today that Joseph J. Echevarria, former chief executive officer of Deloitte LLP, has been elected to serve as a director of the company effective April 1, 2016. During his 36-year tenure with Deloitte, Echevarria held increasingly senior leadership positions prior to being named chief executive officer, including U.S. managing partner and chief operating officer. He also served on key boards andmore...
  • 3/29/16 2:00 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) will release its first quarter 2016 results Thursday, April 28, 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 Friday, April 29, at 9 a.m. Eastern to discuss the results ofmore...
  • 3/10/16 2:15 pm EST
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum (NYSE: UNM) and its employees in the U.S., U.K. and Ireland contributed nearly $12.7 million and volunteered more than 88,000 volunteer hours to charitable organizations in 2015. “Unum has a long and proud tradition of giving back to our communities and making an impact on those who could use a helping hand,” said Joe Foley, senior vice president. “That commitment to social responsibility is one of our core values, and it’smore...
  • 3/7/16 1:05 pm EST

    WorkWell and WorkLife cover the “news” of the workplace

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Two new websites - WorkWell and WorkLife – from employee benefit leaders Unum and Colonial Life help consumers make the most of their work life. With stories about workplace issues, career development, benefits packages and healthy living tips, Unum and Colonial Life will share their knowledge to support consumers as they navigate the ins and outs of their time on – and off - the clock. “We spend amore...
  • 2/3/16 1:00 pm EST
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) announced today that Rick McKenney, president and chief executive officer, will be representing the company at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2016 Insurance Conference, Wednesday , Feb. 10, 2016, in New York City. McKenney is scheduled to speak at 12:35 p.m. Eastern and will discuss the company’s business strategy and future growth prospects. There will be a live audio webcast of the presentation available onmore...
  • 2/2/16 4:15 pm EST
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) today reported net income of $226.1 million ($0.93 per common share) for the fourth quarter of 2015, compared to a net loss of $282.2 million ($1.12 per common share) for the fourth quarter of 2014. After-tax operating income, which excludes after-tax realized investment gains and losses on the Company’s investment portfolio, the amortization of prior period actuarial losses on the Company’s pension plans, andmore...