Microsoft will require contractors and suppliers to provide paid parental leave

Microsoft is requiring its suppliers and contractors to give their workers a minimum of 12 weeks paid parental leave for the birth or adoption of a child. Microsoft Vice President and General Council Dev Stahlkopf said the new policy applies to suppliers with more than 50 employees who do “substantial work” for Microsoft, though the company did not define what that means. “We rely on a wide array of other companies to supply us with goods and services that reflect their core competencies, and…

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Microsoft will require contractors and suppliers to provide paid parental leave