News | July 29, 2020

Ease And Unum Partner To Improve Core Employee Benefits Experience

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Ease, a leading HR and benefits software solution for small businesses, insurance brokers, and insurance carriers, has partnered with Unum, to provide brokers and business owners with better access to core employee benefits.

“Unum is dedicated to making employee benefits simple and easy,” said John Stibal, senior vice president of Sales and Client Management at Unum. “This partnership with Ease simplifies the enrollment process and ongoing administration of benefits for brokers and Human Resource professionals – saving them time, reducing the administrative burden, and making benefits more accessible for employees.”

With this connection, Unum will become Ease's latest EaseConnect+ partner, enabling brokers to safely and securely submit enrollment data and changes directly from Ease to Unum. Businesses now have round-the-clock access to information and an easier, modern way of updating their benefit selections to best fit their needs.

“Ease’s latest partnership with Unum demonstrates our shared commitment to working together to drastically improve the employee benefits experience,” said David Reid, CEO of Ease. “Brokers and their businesses are looking ahead to this upcoming Open Enrollment season, acknowledging that it will be unlike any they’ve seen before. The new partnership between Ease and Unum will enable us to better serve brokers and their clients as we work together in building the next normal.”

About Unum

Unum Group provides a broad portfolio of financial protection benefits and services through the workplace, and is the leading provider of disability income protection worldwide. Through its Unum US, Unum UK, Unum Poland, and Colonial Life businesses, the company provides disability, life, accident, critical illness, dental and vision benefits that protect millions of working people and their families. Unum also provides leave and absence management services that streamline the leave experience for employers and employees, and stop-loss coverage to help self-insured employers protect against medical costs. Unum reported revenues of $12 billion in 2019 and paid $7.5 billion in benefits. For more information, connect with us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

About Ease

Ease is an online benefits enrollment system built for insurance brokers and employers. Ease makes it simple to set up and manage benefits, onboard new hires, stay compliant, and offer employees one destination for all their human resources information. Started in 2012 in San Francisco by employee benefits veteran David Reid and web and engineering architect Courtney Guertin, Ease works with insurance brokers and small businesses to create seamless HR and benefits processes on an easy-to-use system. Ease has offices in Las Vegas, New York, Omaha and San Diego. In 2015, Ease was launched on the West Coast and is among the most widely adopted, fastest growing solutions for brokers and employers in the area, with more than 70,000 employers and over 2 million employees. For more information, head to www.ease.com.


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