EMPLOYERS® Named Top Innovator, 2013

RENO, Nev., September 20, 2013 – EMPLOYERS® (NYSE: EIG), America’s small business insurance specialist®, today announced that it made this year’s InformationWeek 500 – a list of the top technology innovators in the U.S. EMPLOYERS made the prestigious list for the second year in a row by embracing mobile and cloud technologies that make it easier for small business policyholders, appointed agents and employees to do business with the company.

Since being recognized in 2012 for driving innovation in the insurance industry, EMPLOYERS has continued to implement new technologies that improve processes for small businesses and appointed insurance agents. This year, the company launched its new EACCESS® system, a user-friendly, web-based portal that significantly improves the customer experience. “EMPLOYERS remains committed to leveraging technology in new ways to streamline processes, add value and increase ease of use for our policyholders and agents,” said Richard P. Hallman, senior vice president and chief information officer, EMPLOYERS. “By continuing to bring new services, such as our enhanced EACCESS®, to market, we are making it easier for customers to do business with us so they can focus on the things that matter most to them, like running and growing their businesses.”

“The theme of this year’s InformationWeek 500 is digital business. It’s a movement, rooted in data analytics, mobile computing, social networking and other customer‐focused technologies that are turning companies and industries on their ear,” said InformationWeek Editor In Chief Rob Preston. “Every enterprise is now a digital business—or needs to become one fast. The organizations in our ranking are leading the way.” InformationWeek identifies and honors the nation’s most innovative users of information technology with its annual InformationWeek 500 listing, and also tracks the technology, strategies, investments, and administrative practices of some of the best‐known organizations in the country. Past overall winners include Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, PACCAR Inc., The Vanguard Group, CME Group, National Semiconductor, Con‐Way, and Principal Financial Group. Unique among corporate rankings, the InformationWeek 500 spotlights the power of innovation in information technology.

Additional details and the full InformationWeek 500 list can be found online at www.informationweek.com/iw500/.

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Contact Information

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 www.employers.com and www.cerity.com for coverage availability.