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Willis Towers Watson + Unum

As a Willis Towers Watson Value Service Provider, this partnership provides Willis Towers Watson with industry-leading expertise in Group, Voluntary Benefits, and Supplemental LTD to differentiate the partnership.
  • Executive-level contacts in key business areas across the company
    - Dedicated national resources
    - Priority handling of Willis Towers Watson business
  • Industry leading expertise for consultative selling
    - Large employer focus on productivity and engagement
    - Specialty focus on FMLA, ADA and paid leave programs
  • Training & educational opportunities
    - Support for national & local marketing
    - Annual sponsorship of Willis Towers Watson events

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Partnership advantages

By joining forces, Unum and Willis Towers Watson are well positioned to provide valuable employee benefits to your clients. As our valued national partner, we give you direct access to the resources that will support Willis Towers Watson's unique sales needs, including the attention of Unum senior management and other key resources attuned to your business. The continued support of your local field staff and a dedicated home office team ensures that we bring the right people to the table for each client.

The partnership advantages include the following:

National relationship contacts providing operational stewardship into all product area. 

Dedicated contacts for Willis Towers Watson VB Solutions team providing industry leading product, enrollment and benefit administration expertise.

Central quote email inbox for Willis Towers Watson VB opportunities

Support for Willis Towers Watson VIABenefits to offer an array of products through the platform. Products include employee-and employer paid group Long Term Disability, Short Term Disability and Life and AD&D - as well as group voluntary Hospital Indemnity, Critical Illness and Accident to complement your clients medical coverage.

Local market targeted book reviews in partnership with local Willis Towers Watson broking and consulting teams.

Customized Performance Guarantees for shared Willis Towers Watson large case clients.

Unum commitment to annually sponsor key Willis Towers Watson events such and local office market development activities and to develop Willis Towers Watson specific enhanced training programs to support Willis Towers Watson colleagues across the country.

Experience and established connections with BenefitConnect.

Absence Disability Management (ADM)

Willis Towers Watson has access to dedicated resources in Unum's National Client Group sales, marketing and underwriting area to help support the complex needs of clients over 2000 lives.

VB Solutions Team

Willis Towers Watson has resources dedicated to working with your VB Solutions team to provide industry leading products, enrollment, implementation, claims and administration services for Willis Towers Watson and your clients.

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Industry insights and learning tools

Sales and marketing tools

We value your partnership — and we work hard to provide materials to help you serve the needs of your clients. From Unum benefit and service information, to co-branded marketing materials, to case studies, this section features essential information to help support your success year after year.

Unum's thought leadership

Our thought leadership resources help you understand the changing benefits environment, important legal developments and essential employee benefits education.

Leavelogic

In 2018, Unum purchased LeaveLogic. LeaveLogic is a software platform that is revolutionizing how companies support their employees through the family and medical leave process.  This program is available in an all in one easy-to-access HRIS integrated platform.

HR Connect

HR Connect is a platform that is changing the way benefits get done through a modern, efficient, and automated process. It’s a secure connection between Unum and Workday that automates some of the most time-consuming HR activities including billing, enrollment, EOI and Leave management. HR Connect is available exclusively from Unum.

Continuing education and training opportunities

By joining forces, Willis Towers Watson and Unum UniversitySM are pleased to offer industry-leading employee benefits training for you and your teams. This professional development opportunity allows us to deliver focused resources to help stay ahead of trends and marketplace changes — and gain a competitive advantage over other brokers.

Here are some of the resources you can take advantage of

Unum/DMEC Virtual Education Forum

Since 2002, Unum has teamed up with the Disability Management Employer Coalition (DMEC). The DMEC Virtual Education Forum (VEF), sponsored by Unum, is a series of web-based sessions where employers and service providers share their knowledge and first-hand experience in developing and running a successful disability and absence management program. The VEF series is positioned for prospects, customers, brokers and consultants in the larger employer market (2000+). Virtual Education Forum sessions are held on Tuesdays at 12:00pm EST / 9:00am PST. There is no charge for these sessions for DMEC members or Unum guests (employers, benefit consultants). If you are not a member of DMEC, you and your clients may register as a "non-member" and enter the appropriate Unum promotional code to have the regular $8.95 fee waived. Please note: Due to a system upgrade, the code changes each session (UnumMonthYr, e.g., UnumSeptember13, UnumOctober13).

For more information on a specific VEF date/event and to register for a session, please visit the DMEC Virtual Education website. For questions on registration, please contact DMEC technical assistance at webmaster@dmec.org or call 800.789.3632, ext 101.

To register fo a forum:

  • DMEC members: Visit www.dmec.org and login. Then, go to Conferences & Events, scroll to Virtual Education Forum, and register.
  • Non-members: Click on the appropriate link for each topic below and use the Unum promotional code listed.

Due to a system upgrade, you will notice the Unum promotional code changes each month (e.g., UnumJune13, UnumSeptember13, UnumOctober13.)


If you have any questions about re-registration, please contact DMEC technical assistance at webmaster@dmec.org or call 800.789.3632, ext 101.

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    We have more than 170 years of employee benefits focus and expertise.
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    Unum ranks #3 in group life insurance1 and in voluntary benefits.2