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Car Insurance Company Progressive Ranks in Top 50 Best Places to Work for Latinas Two Years in a Row

<p class='bwalignc'> <b>Progressive selected from more than 800 companies for the annual LATINA <i>Style</i> 50</b> </p> <p class='bwalignc'> </p>

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Car Insurance Company Progressive Ranks in Top 50 Best Places to Work for Latinas Two Years in a Row09:00 EDT Tuesday, August 30, 2011 MAYFIELD VILLAGE, Ohio (Business Wire) -- Progressive® Insurance has been named to the LATINA Style 50, LATINA Stylemagazine's annual list of the best companies for Latinas in the U.S. This is the second year in a row the publication has recognized the car insurance company as a great employer for Hispanic women. The LATINA Style 50 is the most respected evaluation of corporate America's employment policies and practices as they pertain to Hispanic women. LATINA Style editors reviewed more than 800 applications from Fortune 1,000 companies before naming this year's honorees. Winners were selected based on their leadership programs, employee benefits and Latina representation in senior positions. Progressive earned a spot on the list in part because of its Hispanic and Latino recruiting efforts. Progressive recruiters advertise for jobs at Progressive on and in Hispanic/Latino job boards and publications. Progressive also has a Hispanic employee resource group which promotes an inclusive and diverse workplace. “At Progressive, diversity is an essential part of creating a dynamic workforce and an outstanding environment for our employees, and it is crucial in providing exceptional service to our customers,” said Tiffany Collins, who spearheads Progressive's diversity and inclusion employee resource group efforts." It's an honor to again receive this recognition from LATINA Style magazine.” To find out more about jobs at Progressive or to apply, visit http://jobs.progressive.com About Progressive The Progressive Group of Insurance Companies makes it easy to understand, buy, and use auto insurance. Progressive offers choices so consumers can reach us whenever, wherever, and however it's most convenient for them—online at progressive.com, by phone at 1-800-PROGRESSIVE, or in-person with a local agent. Progressive offers insurance for personal and commercial autos and trucks, motorcycles, boats, recreational vehicles, and homes. It's the fourth largest auto insurer in the country, the largest seller of motorcycle insurance, and a leader in commercial auto insurance. Progressive also offers car insurance online in Australia at http://www.progressiveonline.com.au. Founded in 1937, Progressive continues its long history of offering shopping tools and services that save customers time and money, like Name Your Price®, the Snapshot Discount®, and a concierge level of claims service. The Common Shares of The Progressive Corporation, the Mayfield Village, Ohio-based holding company, trade publicly at NYSE:PGR. Progressive PRLeah Knapp, 440-395-9928leah_knapp@progressive.com