RENO, Nev.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) today announced it has extended discounted workers’ compensation coverage benefits to its members in Minnesota, Kentucky, South Carolina, Iowa, Nevada, Utah, Idaho and Oregon through EMPLOYERS®, America’s small business insurance specialist®.
EMPLOYERS offers NFIB members discounted workers’ compensation coverage in 19 states with plans to expand the Program to additional states later this year. NFIB named EMPLOYERS its provider of choice due to the carrier’s focus and expertise as a specialty writer of workers’ compensation insurance for small businesses.
Depending on the state, qualifying NFIB members are eligible to receive either a 5 percent discount or a flat dividend* on workers’ compensation insurance policies with EMPLOYERS, in addition to other discounts or dividends offered by EMPLOYERS. Members can access this valuable benefit through EMPLOYERS-appointed independent agencies.
“In a time when many small businesses continue to face a challenging economy, we’re pleased to offer our members access to discounted workers’ compensation insurance and services from EMPLOYERS,” said Mark Garzone, senior vice president of marketing, NFIB. “With services tailored to the needs of small businesses, EMPLOYERS has a proven track record of providing cost-effective workers’ compensation coverage. A strategic approach to risk management and cost controls is smart business in any economy, and we are confident our current and future small business members will benefit from this relationship.”
“Expanding the NFIB Workers’ Compensation Program to NFIB members in eight additional states is a great milestone and represents EMPLOYERS’ continued focus on meeting the needs of America’s small businesses,” said David Quezada, senior vice president, general manager of strategic partnerships and alliances, EMPLOYERS. “We look forward to our continued strategic relationship with NFIB and to our joint commitment to provide small businesses with cost-effective benefits and services.”