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News releases

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November 21, 2019

Sun Life U.S. names Paula Bartgis as CIO

Sun Life U.S. announced today that it has named Paula Bartgis as senior vice president and chief information officer (CIO). Bartgis will have responsibility for the company's Information...

November 15, 2019

Sun Life again named to The Boston Globe Top Places to Work

Sun Life U.S. has been named one of the Top Places to Work in Massachusetts for 2019 by The Boston Globe. Top Places to Work are chosen based on employee feedback regarding engagement, business...

November 01, 2019

Sun Life renews as Official Partner of the Boston Celtics and celebrates 10 years of supporting community programs together

Today marks the launch of the sixth annual #SunLifeDunk4Diabetes campaign in partnership with the Boston Celtics. Celebrating a decade together and their partnership renewal through the...

September 27, 2019

Royals and Sun Life celebrate a season of fighting diabetes with Strikeout Diabetes and Home Run to Health youth fitness program

Before the Royals took the field against the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday, Sun Life U.S. and Royals Charities celebrated the success of their two diabetes awareness and prevention programs –...

September 26, 2019

Sun Life to grow presence in Portland with new downtown office

Sun Life U.S. plans to bring more opportunity to Portland after signing a lease with the developer of Portland Foreside to occupy a new building along the waterfront that will break ground in...

September 12, 2019

Sun Life announces enhanced paid family and medical leave so employees can care for their families, themselves in the moments that matter

Sun Life U.S. today announced a new paid family and medical leave program for all full- and part-time workers in the U.S. to help employees better care for themselves and their families, including...

September 09, 2019

Sun Life awards $250,000 in grants to community organizations supporting diabetes programs

Sun Life U.S. is supporting five incredible community organizations around the country for this year's Team Up Against Diabetes grant program. Winners are chosen for their programs and initiatives...

July 08, 2019

Sun Life U.S. appoints Jennifer Collier to lead Stop-Loss & Health business

Sun Life U.S. has named Jennifer Collier senior vice president of Stop-Loss & Health, the largest independent stop-loss insurance provider in the country, with 2,300 employer clients covering more...

June 12, 2019

$3 million+ medical claims more than doubled from 2015 to 2018

Specialty drugs, extended hospital stays and complex treatments are major cost drivers in million-dollar+ claims, according to the Sun Life 2019 High-cost claims and injectable drug trends report....

May 23, 2019

Sun Life U.S. appoints Tammi Wortham as vice president of Human Resources

Continuing to focus on talent development and employee engagement, Sun Life U.S. announced today that Tammi Wortham has been appointed vice president of Human Resources (HR). Most recently,...

May 06, 2019

Sun Life helps employers auto-enroll employees in disability insurance

Sun Life U.S. is helping clients automatically enroll employees in disability coverage, increasing population coverage and income protection for workers. Auto-enrollment increases the likelihood...

April 25, 2019

Sun Life receives 11th consecutive 100% score for LGBTQ workplace equality from Human Rights Campaign

Sun Life Financial U.S. has once again been named a "Best Place to Work" for LGBTQ equality by the Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index. Sun Life has received a 100% score for 11...

April 08, 2019

Celtics players Marcus Smart, Rob Williams and R.J. Hunter talk healthy living and play dodgeball with kids from YMCAs during Sun Life Fit to Win event

On Saturday, 30 lucky children from YMCAs around New England gathered at the Celtics Auerbach Center in Brighton, Mass., for the grand finale event of the fifth annual Sun Life Fit to Win program....

April 01, 2019

Sun Life and Maxwell Health launch new digital benefits platform to enhance employee enrollment and ease employer administrative burdens

Sun Life and Maxwell Health have launched a combined benefits technology solution, providing employers and their employees with an intuitive digital benefits experience. (See employer platform...

March 29, 2019

More than 200 Diabetes Advocates convene in Washington D.C. to advocate on the Hill for affordable insulin; other policy-driven diabetes issues

This week, Diabetes Advocates from around the country gathered in D.C. for the American Diabetes Association's Call to Congress, an annual gathering on Capitol Hill to educate members of Congress...

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