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  • 10/1/18 11:00 am EDT

    Polish market entry expands Unum’s European footprint

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) completed its purchase of Pramerica Życie TUiR SA (“Pramerica”), a financial protection provider in Poland that will support Unum’s long-term growth strategy of protecting more people. “The purchase of Pramerica capitalizes on an opportunity to expand our footprint into Poland, an attractive market for the benefits we provide,” said Unum President and CEO Rick McKenney. “It alsomore...
  • 7/11/18 9:00 am EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum (NYSE: UNM), a leading provider of financial protection benefits in the U.S. and U.K., today said that Wade Hinton has been appointed vice president of Diversity and Inclusion for the company effective August 20. In his role, he will be responsible for strategic diversity and inclusion programming to ensure Unum’s culture, environment and business approach in every area is inclusive and respectful to all. His work willmore...
  • 6/27/18 4:02 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--To support human resources professionals as they navigate the complexities of leave management, employee benefits leader Unum (NYSE: UNM) now offers a range of leave resources on its website. Content includes a white paper, Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) employer handbook, FMLA compliance quiz and an original report spotlighting new research on adult caregiving in the workforce. “Maintaining compliance with the ever-changing laws andmore...
  • 6/26/18 4:02 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Chriseta Gaskin and David Conner don’t know each other, but they both know what it’s like to suddenly be unable to work and earn a living because of an injury. And, thanks to disability coverage, they both had the time and resources to focus on getting well rather than worrying about paying the bills. Gaskin and Conner have been featured in Unum’s WorkWell daily news site and in the company’s latest Corporate Responsibilitymore...
  • 6/25/18 4:02 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Personal finance expert Laura Adams is partnering with employee benefits leader Unum (NYSE: UNM) on a series of money tips for the nation’s different generations. Some of her top tips for Millennials this summer include: 1. Check the progress of your financial goals We’re halfway into 2018, which makes it a perfect time to check the progress of your financial goals. Identify areas where you may be over-spending and commit tomore...
  • 6/22/18 4:02 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum (NYSE: UNM), a leading provider of employee benefits, has enhanced its Work/Life Balance employee assistance program for its U.S. employees. The offering features comprehensive practical, emotional and lifestyle support to improve overall well-being so employees can balance the demands of life and work. Enhancements, offered through HealthAdvocate, include: An expanded counselor network and video counselingmore...
  • 6/15/18 5:07 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As the nation prepares to honor its dads this Sunday, recent research from UNICEF spotlights a stark reality that almost two-thirds of the world’s children less than a year old (nearly 90 million) live in countries where fathers are not entitled by law to take paternity leave. The U.S., which has nearly 4 million births per year, is one of eight countries with no national law guaranteeing paid parental leave for either moms or dadsmore...
  • 6/13/18 10:02 am EDT

    Unum spotlights top stressors during Men’s Health Month

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Recent research from Unum (NYSE: UNM), a leading provider of leave management services and employee benefits in the U.S., details the prevalence of stress and behavioral health concerns among the nation’s men. In support of Men’s Health Month, insight from recent consumer research, claims data and Unum professionals include: Men experience many sources of stress In a Unum-commissioned consumer poll among U.S. adultsmore...
  • 6/4/18 10:02 am EDT

    New research details prevalence of caregiving responsibilities and impact on the workforce

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A new report from Unum (NYSE: UNM), a leading provider of leave management services and employee benefits in the U.S., details how caregiving responsibilities can take emotional, physical and financial tolls on the caregiver and result in lower productivity and engagement at work. Available now at Unum.com/leave, the report, “Adult Caregiving: Generational considerations for America’s workforce,” details findings from researchmore...
  • 5/10/18 8:53 am EDT

    This influential generation is growing their careers, their families, and their need for benefits

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In 2017, Millennial moms accounted for 77 percent of short term disability maternity claims for Unum (NYSE: UNM), the leading provider of disability benefits in the U.S. “Millennials make up more than a third of the workforce and many of them have recently started or plan on starting a family soon,” said Greg Breter, senior vice president of benefits at Unum. “We anticipate seeing these numbers hold steady or even rise in the years tomore...