Reno, NV – EMPLOYERS® recently announced that it had been named the workers’ compensation carrier of choice by the Illinois Restaurant Association (IRA). The association is comprised of active restaurant and hospitality owners and managers, based in the state of Illinois. Eligible IRA members can now receive a 5 percent discount on their workers’ compensation premiums on policies placed with EMPLOYERS.
Additionally, EMPLOYERS offers IRA members who become policyholders a suite of services, including claims management and loss control resources, through Loss Control Connection®, EMPLOYERS’ web-based loss control platform, fraud prevention and managed care services. EMPLOYERS also offers customer support with a 24/7 Injured Employee Hotline, payment plans and competitive premiums.
“We are thrilled to have partnered with EMPLOYERS on behalf of more than 26,000 eating and drinking places in the state of Illinois,” said Sam Toia, president, IRA. “The 5 percent discount on insurance, as sold locally by our members’ agent of choice, will provide a much needed relief as operating expenses continue to rise.”
“At EMPLOYERS, we are committed to meeting the unique needs of the restaurant industry, which is the largest class of business at EMPLOYERS,” said Ray Wise, Chief Sales Officer, EMPLOYERS. “IRA members can choose from any EMPLOYERS appointed agent to gain access to the program. We believe giving members a choice of agents across our strong national network will add to the value and success of this exciting new program. Just like the IRA’s commitment to its members, our core focus is providing policyholders with information and tools to successfully operate and grow their businesses. We are pleased to join together with the IRA to provide its eligible members with valuable coverage and quality services.”
Founded in 1914, the Illinois Restaurant Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting, protecting, educating and improving the restaurant industry in Illinois. Information about this program or membership in the Illinois Restaurant Association can be found at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 1-800-572-1086. Program eligibility is subject to EMPLOYERS’ underwriting.