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  • On Disability: For The Benefit Of All
    On Disability: For The Benefit Of All

    Voya Financial Releases Findings on the Needs of Caregivers and Employees With Disabilities in the Workplace

    Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), through its Voya Cares® program, released an educational white paper sharing findings from a recent proprietary survey that assessed the complex realities and needs of caregivers and employees with disabilities in the workplace.
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  • U.S. Employers Prioritizing Leave Management Nearly Doubles Since 2014
    U.S. Employers Prioritizing Leave Management Nearly Doubles Since 2014

    Increased productivity and improved employee experience reported by roughly 7 in 10 employers that focus on reducing absenteeism

    In its fourth biennial study, Guardian Absence Management Activity IndexSM and Study–“The Value of Leave Management Integration,” The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America® (Guardian), finds more companies than ever are prioritizing leave management.
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  • Unum Research Highlights Key Challenges For New Parents
    Unum Research Highlights Key Challenges For New Parents

    New resource helps guide moms and dads through the parental leave process

    During a time of the year when the nation celebrates mothers and fathers, new research from employee benefits leader Unum (NYSE: UNM) spotlights some of the struggles parents can face at work.
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  • Only 20% of Consumers Own Disability Insurance Despite Almost Half Saying They Need It
    Only 20% of Consumers Own Disability Insurance Despite Almost Half Saying They Need It

    The average 20 year-old has a 25% chance of disability before they retire

    According to LIMRA research, paying for basic living expenses if one becomes disabled is one of the top five financial concerns consumers have, but 8 in 10 consumers don’t own disability insurance.
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  • Disability & Financial Wellness
    Disability & Financial Wellness

    Understanding the 'cruel irony' that financial stress may affect the incidence of a disability

    Americans across the socioeconomic spectrum face numerous barriers to financial wellness, affecting everything from  the quality of their child care to planning for retirement. In addition, most have inadequate levels of savings, making it difficult if not impossible to cover financial emergencies—whether that means a $400 car repair or a $1,500 medical bill.
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  • Just 4 in 10 Employees Are Protecting their Paychecks
    Just 4 in 10 Employees Are Protecting their Paychecks

    Many don't have disability coverage because their employers do not offer it

    Roughly 4 in 10 working Americans (41%) report they have employer-sponsored disability insurance coverage, according to a new survey conducted online by The Harris Poll on behalf of OneAmerica®.
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  • Stressing Certainty in an Uncertain Time
    Stressing Certainty in an Uncertain Time

    Disability: It isn’t just a policy, it's a promise

    by Jim McGovern

    Disability insurance goes to the very heart of securing the financial future for so many working Americans, at all income levels. Employers who are in the know count on what we do for paycheck protection ─ to ensure their employees can help maintain their standard of living and that of their families in the event…
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  • Research Reveals Companies Are Struggling to Support Employees as New Workplace Trends Emerge
    Research Reveals Companies Are Struggling to Support Employees as New Workplace Trends Emerge

    Study: Low confidence in employers’ ability to address issues like remote workers, family care and drug addiction

    Study: Low confidence in employers’ ability to address issues like remote workers, family care and drug addiction New research from The Standard’s Absence and Disability Readiness Index. April 10, 2019 — PORTLAND, Ore.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Emerging workplace trends like remote employees and “gig” economy workers, as well as health issues including family and elder care and drug…
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  • The New ‘Wow’ Employee Benefit
    The New ‘Wow’ Employee Benefit

    Innovative new program uses 401(k) employer matching dollars to pay student loan debt.

    Student loan debt is having a tremendous impact on millennials’ lives. It is influencing where employees work, and how they live and spend their money. College graduates with student loans want help from employers tackling this issue.
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  • The State Of Employee Health And Talent Management Today
    The State Of Employee Health And Talent Management Today

    Companies' report cards on absence and disability management practices reveal below-average grades

    Sixty percent of employers earned a grade of C, D or F for their efforts to manage employee absence and disability in the workplace, according to the new Absence and Disability Readiness Index created by Standard Insurance Company.
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