Unum is one of 50 companies in the nation to receive the 2019 Best Employers: Excellence in Health & Wellbeing award presented at the National Business Group on Health (NBGH) Workforce Strategy 2019 Conference. Unum received a gold award for the company’s strong commitment to employee well-being, and special recognition for its financial security initiatives.
“Unum is built on helping individuals and families, and this starts with our employees,” said Liz Ahmed, executive vice president of People and Communications at Unum. “From a modernized, health-focused workspace to holistic health and well-being programs, we want to create a world-class workplace where employees can thrive.”
Unum offers a variety of programs and resources to support the health and well-being of employees and their families. Programs for U.S. employees include onsite fitness and health resource centers, discounted healthy food options at onsite cafeterias, fitness membership rebates, behavioral health resources, six weeks of paid parental leave for new moms and dads, and an innovative Student Debt Relief Program.
The NBGH, a non-profit association of more than 440 large U.S. employers, evaluated companies on their commitment to employee well-being, including financial security, mental and physical health, social connectedness and community involvement. To see the full ranking and methodology, click here.
To find out more about how Unum is creating a dynamic and welcoming workplace that embraces diversity, fosters collaboration and encourages employees to bring their best ideas to work every day, visit Unum’s 2018 Corporate Responsibility site.