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Employers Holdings, Inc. Reports Second Quarter Earnings

Reno, Nevada--August 7, 2008--Employers Holdings, Inc. (“EHI” or the “Company”) (NYSE:EIG) today reported results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2008. Second quarter consolidated net income was $27.4 million or $0.55 per share in 2008 compared to $30.8 million or $0.58 per share in the second quarter of 2007. Net income includes amortization of the deferred reinsurance gain related to the Loss Portfolio Transfer (“LPT”) Agreement. Consolidated net income before the impact of the LPT (the Company’s non-GAAP measure described below) was $22.8 million or $0.46 per share in the second quarter of 2008 and $26.2 million or $0.49 per share in the second quarter of 2007.

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Employers Holdings, Inc. Announces Dividend

Reno, Nevada--August 7, 2008--Employers Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EIG) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend of six cents ($0.06) per share of common stock. The dividend is payable on September 4, 2008 to stockholders of record as of August 21, 2008. This news release may contain forward-looking statements regarding the future performance of Employers Holdings, Inc. within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.

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Illinois Flooding (2008)

To Our Illinois Policyholders: the Illinois Division of Insurance is available for you to file any disaster-related dispute or issue resulting from the current flooding.

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Reno, Nev. -- Feb. 25, 2008 -- The recent closures of self-insured groups in California and New York represent the inherent risks that self-insurance groups for workers’ compensation pose to small businesses. However, more than half of small business owners (58 percent) nationwide are unaware that companies belonging to self-insured groups remain financially responsible – often for years – for the claims of all companies in their group, not just their own businesses, according to the recent Small Business Opinion Poll conducted by Opinion Research Corporation commissioned by EMPLOYERS®, America’s small business insurance specialist®.

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California Restaurant Association Chooses EMPLOYERS as its new Provider of Choice for Members’ Workers’ Compensation Insurance Needs

EMPLOYERS® (NYSE:EIG), a leading provider of workers’ compensation insurance, today announced a new partnership with the California Restaurant Association (CRA) through which CRA members can purchase workers’ compensation insurance with a special CRA membership discount.

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EMPLOYERS Partners With Intego Insurance Services to Ease Workers Compensation Insurance and Payroll Processes for U.S. Small Businesses

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EMPLOYERS Named Nevada Entrepreneur Award Recipient

October 24, 2007—RENO, Nev.—EMPLOYERS®, a leading provider of workers’ compensation insurance to small, U.S. businesses, has been selected by In Business Las Vegas magazine to receive a Nevada Entrepreneur Award. EMPLOYERS is one of two companies headquartered in northern Nevada named by the magazine as “Hot Companies to Watch.” Ten southern Nevada companies also are scheduled to receive Nevada Entrepreneur Awards.

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Employers Holdings, Inc. Reports Strong Second Quarter Earnings

Reno, Nevada--August 14, 2007--Employers Holdings, Inc. (“EHI” or the “Company”) (NYSE:EIG) today reported consolidated net income of $30.8 million for the second quarter of 2007, an increase of 43.9% from $21.4 million in the second quarter of 2006. Net income includes amortization of the deferred reinsurance gain related to the Loss Portfolio Transfer (“LPT”) Agreement of $4.6 million and $4.9 million for the second quarter in 2007 and 2006, respectively. Excluding these amounts, consolidated net income before the impact of the LPT (the Company’s non-GAAP measure described below) increased 59.0% to $26.2 million from $16.5 million in the second quarter of 2006.

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Employers Holdings, Inc. Announces Dividend

RENO, Nev., August 10, 2007 -- Employers Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: EIG) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend of six cents ($0.06) per share. The dividend is payable on Sept. 13, 2007, to stockholders of record as of Aug. 23, 2007.

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Nevada Independent Insurance Agents Name Employers Insurance Company of Nevada 2007 Company of the Year

The Nevada Independent Insurance Agents (NIIA) this week named Employers Insurance Company of Nevada “2007 Company of the Year” during the 61st NIIA Annual Convention held at Lake Tahoe. Employers Insurance Company of Nevada is a wholly-owned insurance subsidiary of Employers Holdings, Inc. (EMPLOYERSSM) (NYSE:EIG).

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Employers Holdings, Inc. Announces A.M. Best Affirms Its A- Rating

June 06, 2007 -- Reno, NV -- Employers Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EIG) today announced insurance rating bureau A.M. Best has affirmed the financial strength rating (FSR) of A- (Excellent) and assigned issuer credit ratings (ICR) of ga-h to Employers Insurance Group and its two pooled property/casualty operating subsidiaries, Employers Insurance Company of Nevada and Employers Compensation Insurance Company. Concurrently, A.M. Best has assigned an ICR of gbbb-h to Employers Holdings, Inc. The outlook for all ratings is positive.

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Employers Holdings, Inc. Announces Annual Stockholder Meeting Results

June 1, 2007 -- Reno, NV -- Employers Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: EIG) today announced the results of its 2007 annual meeting of the stockholders, which was held yesterday. At the annual meeting, stockholders re-elected three members of the Board of Directors to serve three year terms expiring at the 2010 annual meeting of the stockholders, or until their successors are elected and qualified. The directors re-elected are Martin J. Welch, President and Chief Operating Officer of Employers Insurance Company of Nevada and Employers Compensation Insurance Company; Rose E. McKinney-James; and John P. Sande, III. Stockholders also ratified the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent auditors for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2007.

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Solid First Quarter 2007 Earnings

Reno, Nevada -- May 14, 2007 -- Employers Holdings, Inc. (“EHI” or the “Company”) (NYSE:EIG) today reported that consolidated net income in the first quarter of 2007 increased 53.9% to $27.9 million from $18.1 million in the first quarter of 2006. Consolidated net income before the impact of the Loss Portfolio Transfer Agreement (“LPT”), the Company’s non-GAAP measure described below, increased 74.2% to $23.3 million from $13.4 million for the same periods.

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Employers Holdings, Inc. Announces $75 Million Stock Repurchase Plan, Declares First Dividend

May 11, 2007--Reno, NV--The Board of Directors of Employers Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: EIG) today announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock repurchase program for up to $75 million of the Company’s common stock. The Company expects the shares to be purchased from time to time at prevailing market prices during the remainder of this year in open market or private transactions, in accordance with applicable laws and regulations, and subject to market conditions and other factors. The repurchases may be commenced or suspended from time to time without prior notice.

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Employers Holdings, Inc. Achieves Record Earnings in 2006

March 29, 2007 -- Reno, NV -- Employers Holdings, Inc. (the “Company” or “EMPLOYERS”) (NYSE:EIG) today reported financial results for the full-year and fourth quarter of 2006. Commenting on the Company’s performance, President and Chief Executive Officer Douglas D. Dirks said, “Our disciplined underwriting, with a focus on low to medium risk companies, along with solid investment results, drove record earnings in 2006."

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Employers Holdings, Inc. to Report 2006 Full Year and Fourth Quarter Financial Results Friday, March 30, at 10:30 a.m. PDT

Employers Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EIG), a leading provider of workers’ compensation insurance to small, U.S. businesses, will review the company’s 2006 full year and fourth quarter financial results, operating results, and other matters during a conference call and webcast Friday, March 30, at 10:30 a.m., Pacific Daylight Time.

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Employers Holdings, Inc. Announces Distribution of $850 Million in Cash and Stock Consideration to Eligible Members

Employers Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: EIG) today announced that the Company has distributed $462,988,115 in cash and 22,765,407 shares of common stock to the eligible members of its predecessor, EIG Mutual Holding Company, as consideration in its conversion which was completed in early February of this year.

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EIG Mutual Holding Company Announces Full Exercise of Over-Allotment Option

February 1, 2007 -- Reno, NV, -- EIG Mutual Holding Company (to be renamed Employers Holdings, Inc.) (NYSE: EIG) today announced that the underwriters of its initial public offering have notified it that they have elected to purchase, pursuant to their over-allotment option, an additional 4,012,500 shares of common stock at the initial public offering price of $17.00 per share. All of the additional shares of common stock are being sold by EIG Mutual Holding Company.

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EIG Mutual Holding Company Announces Pricing of its Initial Public Offering of Common Stock

January 30, 2007 -- Reno, NV, -- EIG Mutual Holding Company (to be renamed Employers Holdings, Inc.) (NYSE: EIG) today announced that its initial public offering of 26,750,000 shares of common stock priced at $17.00 per share. All of the shares of common stock are being sold by the Company. The Company has granted the underwriters an option to purchase up to 4,012,500 shares of common stock to cover over-allotments, if any.

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EIG Mutual Holding Company Announces Initial Public Offering of 23,000,000 Shares of Common Stock

Jan. 18, 2007 -- Reno, Nev, -- EIG Mutual Holding Company (to be renamed Employers Holdings, Inc.) today announced that it plans to conduct an initial public offering of 23,000,000 shares of its common stock. The underwriters of the offering have a 30-day option to purchase an additional 3,450,000 shares of common stock from the company at the initial public offering price to cover over-allotments, if any. The company’s shares have been approved for listing on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “EIG,” subject to official notice of issuance.

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EMPLOYERS builds new agent incentives into workers’ compensation coverage for independent pharmacies

EMPLOYERS today announced its enhanced workers’ compensation insurance program for California’s independent pharmacies. This program is designed to help independent pharmacies gain access to an outstanding workers’ compensation product.

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Independent insurance agents can now offer specialized help to small businesses seeking workers’ compensation insurance and services in Texas. EMPLOYERS, America’s small business insurance specialist, has opened an office in Irving, Texas.

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EMPLOYERS Opens Arizona Office

Independent insurance agents can now offer specialized help to small businesses seeking workers’ compensation insurance and services in Arizona. EMPLOYERS, America’s small business insurance specialist, has opened an office in Phoenix. By offering competitive commissions, and highly-automated services, EMPLOYERS provides independent agents the tools they need to grow their business by servicing clients often considered too small to be handled profitably. EMPLOYERS, offering insurance in Arizona through Employers Compensation Insurance Company (ECIC), specializes in competitive pricing for lower-hazard, Main Street-type accounts, and emphasizes the quality of its claims processing and loss prevention services.

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EIG Mutual Holding Company Files Registration Statement with SEC

EIG Mutual Holding Company today announced that it has filed a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in connection with its proposed initial public offering of shares of its common stock. The Company proposes to undertake this offering concurrently with its conversion from a mutual insurance holding company to a stock corporation in accordance with the Plan of Conversion adopted by the Company's Board of Directors on August 17, 2006 and amended and restated on October 3, 2006. The proposed offering by the Company remains subject to a number of conditions, including the entry into an underwriting agreement with the underwriters of the offering, approval of the Plan of Conversion by the required votes of the Company's members, final approval from the Nevada Division of Insurance, and declaration of the effectiveness of the registration statement relating to the offering by the SEC.

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EMPLOYERS Cuts Workers’ Compensation Costs For Qualified California Physicians and Surgeons

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. —Sept. 6, 2006—Because workplace accidents and injuries can occur even when there is a “doctor in the house,” Employers Insurance Group (EMPLOYERS) is providing California physicians and surgeons improved special group pricing on workers’ compensation insurance. Insurance and services are offered through Employers Compensation Insurance Company, one of the companies of EMPLOYERS.

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EIG Mutual Holding Company Files Plan to Convert from a Mutual to a Stock Company

Reno, Nevada – August 22, 2006 – EIG Mutual Holding Company, the parent holding company of Employers Insurance Company of Nevada ("EICN"), today announced that it has filed a Plan of Conversion with the Nevada Commissioner of Insurance.

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Montana’s Healthy Small Business Climate Helps EMPLOYERS Double Workers’ Comp Market Share

Reno, Nev.-- Aug. 17, 2006 -- Employers Insurance Group today announced it has more than doubled its share of the Montana’s workers’ compensation insurance market since the start of the current year. Workers’ compensation insurance and services are offered in Montana through Employers Compensation Insurance Company, one of the companies of Employers Insurance Group.

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EMPLOYERS On the Road to New States

EMPLOYERS announced it is expanding its market for workers’ compensation insurance and services to small businesses throughout the states of Texas and Arizona. Insurance is being offered through Employers Compensation Insurance Company, one of the companies of Employers Insurance Group. New, independent agency partnerships are being established, with competitive commissions available to appointed agents in both states.

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Employers Insurance Group’s Financial Outlook Raised

Insurance rating bureau A.M. Best has raised the financial outlook of Employers Insurance Group’s financial strength rating from “stable” to “positive,” and affirmed the A- (Excellent) rating of the group of workers’ compensation insurance companies.

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