Employers Holdings, Inc. Achieves Record Earnings in 2006

March 29, 2007 — Reno, NV — Employers Holdings, Inc. (the “Company” or “EMPLOYERS”) (NYSE:EIG) today reported financial results for the full-year and fourth quarter of 2006.

Commenting on the Company’s performance, President and Chief Executive Officer Douglas D. Dirks said, “Our disciplined underwriting, with a focus on low to medium risk companies, along with solid investment results, drove record earnings in 2006. Early in 2007, major milestones for the company were achieved as we closed a successful initial public offering and were listed on the New York Stock Exchange. In 2007, as a new public company, we are focused on building long-term shareholder value.”

Contact Information

Media Contact: Lauren Meckstroth, The Abbi Agency
(775) 446-4678 or lauren@theabbiagency.com

Company Contact: Mike Paquette
(775) 327-2562 or mpaquette@employers.com

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

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 employersstage.wpengine.com and www.cerity.com for coverage availability.