CEO and CFO to Present at 2009 KBW Conference

RENO, Nev. – September 3 , 2009 – Employers Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: EIG) announced that key members of its senior leadership team will present at the Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc. Annual Insurance Conference on Wednesday, September 9, 2009 at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City.

Douglas Dirks, Chief Executive Officer, and William Yocke, Chief Financial Officer, are scheduled to present on Wednesday, September 9, 2009 at 8:45 a.m. EDT. The presentation audio and slides will be webcast live on the Internet at http://www.kbw.com/news/conferenceInsurance2009_Webcast.html (link no longer available). The presentation may be accessed through a link on the investor relations page of the EMPLOYERS® website at www.employers.com. Interested parties should check the Company’s website for any schedule updates or time changes. The presentation will also be available for replay on the EMPLOYERS website.


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.