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The 50 best companies for Latinas to work for in 2014

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best places latinas to workAccording to the Pew Hispanic Center, Latinos will account for half of labor growth through 2020. As a result, Latinas will play a major role in the continued diversification of the U.S. workforce. For ambitious Latinas that aim to climb the corporate ladder, these 50 companies have proven they value a diverse workforce according to Latina Style’s latest survey.

Companies responding to LATINA Style’s questionnaire are evaluated based on issues that LATINA Style magazine readers identified as most important to them in the workplace. Among the principal areas of evaluation were: number of Latina executives, Latina retention, mentoring programs, educational opportunities, alternative work policies, employee benefits, women’s issues, job retraining, affinity groups, and Hispanic relations.

“The LATINA Style 50 Report is the most exhaustive study of corporate America’s policies and opportunities for Latinas in the workplace. The companies listed on the report are the ones that truly are the best places for Latina professionals to work,” says Robert E. Bard, president and CEO of LATINA Style, Inc. “This year, we are happy to announce Accenture as our ‘Company of the Year.’ Accenture has been steadily rising up the list through the past years. Their ascension reflects a continued commitment straight from the top and throughout the company. Congratulations!”

2014 Latina Style Top 50 Companies for Latinas

1. Accenture
2. Verizon Communications, Inc.
3. AT&T
4. Comcast Corporation
5. Sodexo
6. Prudential Financial, Inc.
7. Allstate Insurance Company
8. Johnson & Johnson
9. Marriott International, Inc.
10. Walmart Stores, Inc.
11. Chrysler Group LLC
12. New York Life Insurance Company
13. United Technologies Corporation
14. General Motors Company
15. Kraft Foods Group
16. Booz Allen Hamilton
17. Colgate-Palmolive Company
18. Wells Fargo & Company
19. General Mills
20. Kaiser Permanente
21. Xerox Corporation
22. PepsiCo, Inc.
23. Wyndham Worldwide
24. Horizon Healthcare Services, Inc.
25. Bank of America
26. IBM Corporation
27. WellPoint, Inc.
28. State Farm
29. Southern California Edison
30. Aflac
31. Hilton Worldwide
32. Nationwide Insurance
33. Citi
34. USAA
36. Target
37. Darden Restaurants
38. Comerica Bank
39. MetLife, Inc.
40. Hyatt Hotels Corporation
41. CVS Caremark Corporation
42. Morgan Stanley
43. Teach For America
44. Consolidated Edison, Inc.
45. Navy Exchange Service Command
46. The Exchange (Army and Air Force Exchange Service)
47. Chubb Group of Insurance Companies
48. Northern Trust
49. Cisco
50. Sprin



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