Using Office 365 Groups in Lync

When creating groups in Office 365, Lync does not seem to recognize them as distribution groups.  Although they come up through a search, Lync treats them as an individual contact rather than pulling in all the members of the group. Currently, our instance of Lync is hosted on premise so I am not sure if that would have something to do with this.  Any assistance you can provide would be greatly appreciated.
novanation3232Asked:
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Vasil Michev (MVP)Commented:
They should behave similar to Groups, but as you are using on-prem Lync, that's probably expected. In EO, if I add them to the contact list or start and IM/call with the group, membership is expanded.
novanation3232Author Commented:
Is there any workaround that you may be able to offer?
Vasil Michev (MVP)Commented:
Nope. Groups are an O365 thing, they will not be supported in the on-prem versions of Exchange/SfB/SharePoint anytime soon, at least not in the same manner they are in O365.

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