RENO, Nev.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--EMPLOYERS® (NYSE:EIG), America's small business insurance specialist®, was recognized on April 2, 2014 by the American Heart Association as a Gold-level Fit-Friendly Worksite in Northern Nevada. This means EMPLOYERS:
- Offers all employees physical activity support at the worksite
- Has increased the number of healthy eating options available at the worksite
- Promotes a wellness culture at the worksite
- Embraces at least nine criteria as outlined by the American Heart Association in the areas of physical activity, nutrition and culture
The Fit-Friendly Worksite Recognition program is an award given by the American Heart Association that is intended to be a catalyst for positive change in the workplace. It recognizes worksites for making the health and wellness of their employees a priority.
Chris McLauchlin, vice president of human resources at EMPLOYERS and the chairman of the 2014 Northern Nevada American Heart and Stroke Association Walk in September, said, “EMPLOYERS will continue to find ways to promote health and wellness for our employees. Reno is the corporate headquarters for EMPLOYERS, and we are encouraging all our employees, at all EMPLOYERS’ locations, to join in and continue the efforts of being a Fit-Friendly company. We are looking forward to coming out in full force to support the American Heart & Stroke Association Walk in September, here in Reno and in all of our office locations across the country.”
About Employers Holdings, 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. Insurance subsidiaries include Employers Insurance Company of Nevada, Employers Compensation Insurance Company, Employers Preferred Insurance Company, and Employers Assurance Company, all rated A- (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company. Additional information can be found at: http://www.employers.com.
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