Employers Holdings, Inc.’s Douglas D. Dirks to Participate in Oppenheimer Insurance CEO Summit

RENO, Nev. — June 2, 2010 — Douglas D. Dirks, chief executive officer of Employers Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: EIG), is scheduled to participate in two panel discussions at Oppenheimer & Co.’s second annual Insurance CEO Summit on Tuesday, June 8 in New York City. The Oppenheimer Insurance CEO Summit is a specialty insurance conference designed to provide meaningful discussion of a full-spectrum of issues impacting the industry at a pivotal stage in its lifecycle. EMPLOYERS®, America’s small business insurance specialist®, is a leading national workers’ compensation provider dedicated to helping America’s small businesses run more productive, profitable businesses.

Bringing together some of the most prominent executives from the property and casualty insurance industry, the Oppenheimer Insurance CEO Summit is structured in a panel format. Dirks will participate on the following panels during the summit:

The Oppenheimer Insurance CEO Summit will be held at the Oppenheimer Executive Conference Center located at 300 Madison Ave., third floor. Each panel discussion will be 55 minutes in duration, including both moderated and interactive question and answer sessions. The webcasts will be available for 90 days through Sept. 6, 2010.

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.