Microsoft is adjusting its sexual harassment policies in response to findings from a law firm that evaluated the company's practices. The 50-page report lays out a series of recommendations that Microsoft will implement by June 30th, 2023.

The annual report on the company's sexual harassment and gender discrimination policies will include the number of reported incidents and the actions taken as a result. The anti-harassment and discrimination policy is one of the things it wants to revise.

Bill Gates was accused of having an affair with a female employee. According to a report from The Wall Street Journal, Gates left the company board in 2020 because the board wanted him to step down before the investigation was over. According to the report, Gates claimed the affair was consensual but didn't give any more details.

Recent harassment and discrimination incidents at Microsoft are outlined in the report.

Sex or gender discrimination made up the majority of complaints at Microsoft.
Sex or gender discrimination made up the majority of complaints at Microsoft.
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The company has been accused of allowing executives to get away with inappropriate behavior by an Insider report. There was a degree of evidence that they were engaging in inappropriate conduct toward female employees, according to a report.

Microsoft's greatest responsibility is to cultivate a culture where everyone is allowed to do meaningful work and thrive. The comprehensive report outlines important areas where we can continue to improve and progress has been made.