EMPLOYERS® Expands Workers’ Compensation Insurance Services into Four States

RENO, Nev. — November 29, 2016 — EMPLOYERS® (NYSE: EIG), America’s small business insurance specialist®, is now underwriting workers’ compensation insurance policies in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Nebraska and New York. With this strategic move, EMPLOYERS now provides workers’ compensation insurance to small businesses in 36 states, as well as the District of Columbia.

“We are excited to expand our footprint and provide even more small businesses with quality workers’ compensation insurance products and services,” said Douglas Dirks, chief executive officer, EMPLOYERS. “Today is a milestone and a significant step forward in our strategy to underwrite workers’ compensation insurance in the majority of the continental United States.”

EMPLOYERS’ workers’ compensation insurance products and services are targeted toward small businesses, such as:

Working with independent insurance agencies and strategic distribution partners, EMPLOYERS offers local market expertise and disciplined underwriting to target specific types of businesses and risks in order to provide policyholders with competitive rates.

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.