MILPITAS, Calif., Sept. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LSI Corporation (NYSE: LSI) ranked No. 1 in its industry for the second year in a row on the Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces List released by the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption. LSI also ranked No. 3 in the nation overall as well as No. 3 in the large employer size category.
Rankings for the Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces List are determined by an analysis of a company's adoption benefits available to employees who adopt, such as financial reimbursement and paid leave. The Foundation compiled the results from its annual survey of U.S. employers.
"Families beginning the process of adoption are embarking on a life-changing journey," said Gautam Srivastava, senior vice president of human resources at LSI. "The steps involved in growing a family through adoption take time and substantial resources. LSI believes in the importance of financially assisting and otherwise supporting employees in their efforts to create a family."
Today, more than 107,000 children in U.S. foster care are available for adoption. Each year, nearly 26,000 of these youths will end up leaving the system upon turning 18 without having ever been adopted by a family. The release of the fifth annual Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces List helps the Foundation increase foster care adoption awareness while celebrating those businesses that support adoptive families.
To view all of the honorees, visit www.DaveThomasFoundation.org.
LSI Corporation (NYSE: LSI) is a leading provider of innovative silicon and software technologies that enable products which seamlessly bring people, information and digital content together. The company offers a broad portfolio of capabilities and services including custom and standard product ICs, adapters and software that are trusted by the world's best known brands to power leading solutions in the Storage and Networking markets. More information is available at www.lsi.com
About the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption
The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption is America's only nonprofit public charity dedicated exclusively to finding permanent homes for the 107,000 children waiting in foster care to be adopted. Created by Wendy's® founder, Dave Thomas, who was adopted, the Foundation implements results-driven national signature programs, foster care adoption awareness initiatives and research-based advocacy efforts. To learn more, visit www.DaveThomasFoundation.org or call 1-800-ASK-DTFA.
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