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  • 8/9/18 3:10 pm EDT

    Poll reveals U.S. workers value paid leave over flexible working arrangements

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Employee benefits provider Unum (NYSE: UNM) finds the majority of workers (58 percent) want paid family leave from their employers, including nearly two-thirds (64 percent) of millennials. In an online poll of 1,227 working U.S. adults conducted last month, paid family leave outranks other popular perks*, like flexible and remote working options (55 percent), sabbatical leave (38 percent), student loan repayment assistance (35 percent), pet-more...
  • 8/8/18 4:15 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) announced today that Rick McKenney, President and CEO, will be representing the company at the Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Insurance Conference, Wednesday, September 5, 2018, in New York City. McKenney is scheduled to speak at 2:45 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 on the Investors section ofmore...
  • 8/1/18 10:02 am EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum (NYSE: UNM) has been named one of the 2018 Disability Equality Index® (DEI) “Best Places to Work” by the United States Business Leadership Network, now known as Disability: IN, and the American Association of People with Disabilities. “At Unum, we’re focused on creating a workplace where everyone’s ideas are heard, and where every individual feels welcome and respected and is afforded the chance to succeed,” said Lisamore...
  • 7/30/18 4:15 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) today reported net income of $285.5 million ($1.29 per diluted common share) for the second quarter of 2018, compared to net income of $245.1 million ($1.07 per diluted common share) for the second quarter of 2017. Included in net income are net after-tax realized investment gains and losses on the Company’s investment portfolio. Excluding net after-tax realized investment gains and losses, after-tax adjustedmore...
  • 7/16/18 4:59 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Effective July 16, 2018, the Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.26 per share on its common stock to be paid on August 17, 2018, to stockholders of record on July 30, 2018. ABOUT UNUM GROUP Unum Group is a leading provider of financial protection benefits in the United States and the United Kingdom. Its primary businesses are Unum US, Colonial Life, and Unum UK. Unum’s portfoliomore...
  • 7/12/18 3:47 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A dedicated protocol for managing behavioral health claims is helping Unum (NYSE: UNM) customers experience more favorable return-to-work outcomes. Using a strategic mix of early intervention; triaged specialist support; and partnership among employers, medical experts, and vocational rehabilitation consultants, Unum has seen: A 15 percent reduction in short term disability behavioral health claims transitioning to long termmore...
  • 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...
  • 6/29/18 4:25 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) will release its second quarter 2018 results July 30, 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 Tuesday, July 31, at 8 a.m. eastern to discuss the results of operationsmore...
  • 6/28/18 4:01 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A leader in employee benefits, Unum (NYSE: UNM) and the Disability Management Employer Coalition (DMEC) are teaming up on a series of online educational forums. The webinars and conference session will provide industry updates on trends in disability and absence management. “HR professionals have a strong desire to stay current on topics related to FMLA, ADA and absence management,” said Michelle Jackson, assistant vice presidentmore...
  • 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...