Employers Holdings, Inc. Announces Annual Stockholder Meeting Results

May 29, 2009 – Reno, Nev. – Employers Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: EIG) today announced the results of its 2009 annual meeting of the stockholders, which was held yesterday.

At the annual meeting, stockholders re-elected four members of the Board of Directors to serve three-year terms expiring at the 2012 annual meeting of the stockholders, or until their successors are elected and qualified. The directors re-elected are Ronald F. Mosher, Katherine W. Ong, Michael D. Rumbolz and Valerie R. Glenn. Stockholders also ratified the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the company’s independent auditors for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2009.

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.