EMPLOYERS® Promotes Richard Hallman to Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer

RENO, Nev. – June 7, 2010 – EMPLOYERS® (NYSE: EIG), America’s small business insurance specialist®, announced that Richard P. Hallman has been promoted to senior vice president and chief information officer. Hallman previously served for the past five years as EMPLOYERS’ vice president of information technology infrastructure and operations, managing enterprise-wide IT systems and critical data center operations.

Hallman is an IT veteran with over 20 years of leadership experience. Prior to joining EMPLOYERS, he held senior IT leadership positions at Intuit, Inc. where he managed data center operations, IT site facilities and the company’s IT payroll operations activities. While at Intuit, Inc., he also provided strategic and tactical IT support to various business units. Hallman was also the IT Operations Manager for Computing Resources Inc. providing direct management for ACH payroll processing to over 80 banking partners.

Hallman is retired from the U.S. Military where he served for over 23 years in the Nevada Air National Guard and the U.S. Air Force. He studied Electrical Engineering at Penn State University and Minot State University.

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.