MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 27, 2006--U.S. Bank is one of
the top 50 best places for Latinas to work in the United States
according to a 2006 listing by LATINA Style magazine. The list was
published in the August 2006 issue of LATINA Style.
LATINA Style selected the top 50 companies after careful
evaluation of more than 800 leading corporations in the United States.
It credited U.S. Bank for its demonstrated commitment to diversity,
hiring and promoting Latinas at all levels of the organization, its
mentorship program and workplace benefits as factors leading to the
company's inclusion on the list.
"U.S. Bank is dedicated to recruiting employees from all ethnic
and social backgrounds, which we do through website postings and
partnerships with national Hispanic organizations," said Jennie
Carlson, director of human resources at U.S. Bank. "We offer flexible
work options, generous scholarships, mentorship and emerging leaders
programs that gives all employees the opportunities to grow and
achieve success, as well as a healthy work-life balance."
The LATINA Style 50 companies will be honored on February 8, 2007,
during LATINA Style's Best Practices in Diversity Conference in
Washington, D.C. They will also be recognized at an exclusive awards
reception at the White House.
U.S. Bank is committed to the Hispanic market through its business
products and services, in addition to its employment opportunities.
U.S. Bank issues the LATINA Style Visa(R) Platinum card that generates
money for scholarships each time a new card is activated and every
time that card is used. It was also one of the first banks in the
United States to accept the Matricula as a form of identification when
opening an account. U.S. Bank participates in "Welcome Home," a
national project aimed at training and hiring returning bilingual
military personnel to work in the mortgage field. In 2004, U.S. Bank
partnered with the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce to offer
"Capital," a loan program for small businesses in high-growth Hispanic
U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB), with assets of $213 billion, is the 6th
largest financial holding company in the United States. The company
operates 2,434 banking offices and 4,966 ATMs, and provides a
comprehensive line of banking, brokerage, insurance, investment,
mortgage, trust and payment services products to consumers, businesses
and institutions. U.S. Bancorp is the parent company of U.S. Bank.
Visit U.S. Bancorp on the web at www.usbank.com.
CONTACT: U.S. Bank
Teri Charest, 612-303-0732
SOURCE: U.S. Bank