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  • 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...
  • 5/31/18 4:15 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) announced today that Jack McGarry, EVP and CFO, will be representing the company at the Morgan Stanley Financials Conference, Tuesday, June 12, 2018, in New York City. McGarry is scheduled to speak at 3:05 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 of the company’s website, www.more...
  • 5/30/18 3:45 pm EDT

    Company focuses on social purpose, responsibility and creating a world-class workplace for employees

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum (NYSE: UNM) and its employees in the U.S., U.K. and Ireland contributed more than $12.8 million in corporate and employee contributions and volunteered more than 77,000 hours to charitable organizations in 2017. Beyond giving back, the company’s commitment to social responsibility includes helping millions of people gain affordable access to financial protection benefits and creating a world-class workplace for its employeesmore...
  • 5/29/18 2:23 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) announced today that it has completed an offering of $300 million aggregate principal amount of junior subordinated notes due in 2058 with an annual coupon rate of 6.250 percent. The net proceeds of the offering are expected to be used to repay, redeem or repurchase $200 million aggregate principal amount of the company’s 7% Senior Notes due 2018, which have a maturity date of July 15, 2018, with the balance of the netmore...
  • 5/24/18 10:50 am EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--At the annual meeting of shareholders today, Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) President and CEO Richard P. (Rick) McKenney addressed the company’s strong performance, customer focus, and the growing need for the financial protection Unum provides. “Consistent, solid performance in our core businesses – and our relentless focus on customer service – has led us to become one of the world’s leading providers of financial protection benefits in themore...