Press Room Lear Receives a Perfect 100% Rating on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index Published by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Dec. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Lear Corporation (NYSE: LEA), a leading global supplier of automotive seating and electrical systems, today announced that it has received a perfect 100% rating for workplace equality on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.

The CEI is an annual survey that benchmarks U.S. companies' adoption of inclusive policies, practices and benefits for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender employees.  Lear was the only Tier 1 automotive supplier to receive a perfect score on the latest CEI.  "We truly value diversity and inclusion at Lear, and I am extremely proud to have received this recognition for our efforts.  We aspire to be an employer of first choice where all employees can reach their full potential," said Matt Simoncini, Lear's president and chief executive officer. 

Lear Corporation (NYSE: LEA) is one of the world's leading suppliers of automotive seating and electrical distribution systems. Lear serves every major automaker in the world, and Lear content can be found on more than 350 vehicle nameplates.  Lear's world-class products are designed, engineered and manufactured by a diverse team of approximately 140,000 employees located in 36 countries.  Lear currently ranks #154 on the Fortune 500.  Lear's headquarters are in Southfield, Michigan.  Further information about Lear is available at http://www.lear.com or follow us on Twitter @LearCorporation.          

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Posted on 12/8/2016

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