Colonial Life teams up with National League of Cities

New partnership will provide benefits information and resources to city leaders

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COLUMBIA, S.C. (May 3, 2016) -- City leaders across the country will have access to better information to help them create competitive, affordable employee benefits plans, thanks to a new partnership between Colonial Life and the National League of Cities.

The partnership will help National League of Cities members tap into research, ideas and solutions for reducing benefits costs, simplifying enrollment and administration, promoting participation in wellness programs, and boosting tax savings. Colonial Life will participate in the organization’s national events and share its expertise as an industry leader in voluntary benefits, particularly in the public sector market.

“Colonial Life has a 60-plus year history of serving government and other public sector organizations,” said Johnny Castro, assistant vice president of public sector strategic partnerships. “We’re dedicated to helping cities and their employees with the right solutions to meet their benefits needs and build stronger communities.”

Colonial Life serves 10,000 public sector agencies, including 41 state governments, more than 5,000 local governments and more than 3,000 educational entities.

The National League of Cities works in partnership with 49 state municipal leagues as a resource and advocate for more than 19,000 cities, villages and towns across the country, representing more than 218 million Americans.

Colonial Life’s strong support and service in the public sector market includes partnerships with some of the most-respected public sector organizations in the country, including the International Public Management Association for Human Resources, Government Finance Officers Association, National Joint Powers Alliance, National Institute of Governmental Purchasing and Association of School Business Officials.

Research and resources public sector organizations can use to control employee benefits costs, improve communication and streamline enrollment — while still providing the financial protection America’s workers deserve — is available on Colonial Life’s website at 

About Colonial Life

Colonial Life & Accident Insurance Company is a market leader in providing financial protection benefits through the workplace, including disability, life, accident, dental, cancer, critical illness and hospital confinement indemnity insurance. The company’s benefit services and education, innovative enrollment technology and personal service support more than 80,000 businesses and organizations, representing more than 3 million of America’s workers and their families. For more information visit or connect with the company at, and