Nevada Independent Insurance Agents Name Employers Insurance Company of Nevada 2007 Company of the Year

June 14, 2007 — Reno, NV — The Nevada Independent Insurance Agents (NIIA) this week named Employers Insurance Company of Nevada “2007 Company of the Year” during the 61st NIIA Annual Convention held at Lake Tahoe. Employers Insurance Company of Nevada is a wholly-owned insurance subsidiary of Employers Holdings, Inc. (EMPLOYERSSM) (NYSE:EIG).

EMPLOYERS and President CEO Douglas D. Dirks said he was honored to accept the NIIA’s prestigious award. “Our employees are committed to ensuring that our workers’ compensation products and services are the best Nevada insurance agents can possibly offer their small business clients,” Dirks said. “This award from Nevada agents honors the men and women of EMPLOYERS who see to the workers’ compensation needs of our insurance agents and our policyholders and their employees.”

The Nevada Independent Insurance Agents (NIIA) was formed in 1946 as an affiliate of the Independent Insurance Agents of America, now The Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA). With 135 agency members statewide representing over 2,400 individual insurance agents/brokers, customer service representatives and other employees, the NIIA excels in legislative advocacy, educational services, insurance products, technical resources and member communications. The group also has more than 65 associate members who include insurance carriers, managing general agents, claims adjusters and others providing services to the insurance industry.

Contact Information

Media Contact: Lauren Meckstroth, The Abbi Agency
(775) 446-4678 or

Company Contact: Mike Paquette
(775) 327-2562 or

Investor Relations Contact: Adam Prior, The Equity Group, Inc.
(212) 836-9606 or

About Employers Holdings, Inc.

EMPLOYERS® and America’s small business insurance specialist® are registered trademarks of EIG Services, Inc. Employers Holdings, Inc. is a holding company with subsidiaries that are specialty providers of workers’ compensation insurance and services focused on select, small businesses engaged in low-to-medium hazard industries. The Company operates throughout the United States, with the exception of four states that are served exclusively by their state funds. Insurance is offered through Employers Insurance Company of Nevada, Employers Compensation Insurance Company, Employers Preferred Insurance Company, Employers Assurance Company and Cerity Insurance Company, all rated A- (Excellent) by the A.M. Best Company. Not all companies do business in all jurisdictions. See and for coverage availability.