Microsoft refused to accept suggestion by U.S. for its diversity plan, following illegal racial discrimination

Microsoft refused to accept suggestion by U.S. for its diversity plan_ following illegal racial discrimination

Microsoft Corp on Tuesday confirmed denying a recent suggestion by the U.S. Department of Labor, which plans to bolster diversity, including a $150 million investment (£116.5 million) and doubling the number of Black employees present in the high-ranking positions, amounting to illegal race discrimination.

The denial came in the form of a blog post responding to Microsoft’s letter received last week from the Labor Department’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs regarding an initiative announced by Chief Executive Satya Nadella on 23th June.

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General Counsel Dev Stahlkopf confirmed that the letter suggested that the initiative appears to indicate that employment action may be on the basis of the race.

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