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‘I felt so alone’: What women at Microsoft face, and why many leave


People walking through Microsoft Corp's main campus in Redmond, Washington. Microsoft's discrimination cost women up to US$238mil (RM922.55mil) in compensation and more than 500 promotions during a four-year period, their lawyers allege, based on an analysis of data provided by the company. — Bloomberg

People walking through Microsoft Corp's main campus in Redmond, Washington. Microsoft's discrimination cost women up to US$238mil (RM922.55mil) in compensation and more than 500 promotions during a four-year period, their lawyers allege, based on an analysis of data provided by the company. — Bloomberg

In spring 2016, Microsoft was ready to go public with some important data: The company said it had nearly eliminated the gender gap in pay among its employees. 

Women made 99.8 cents for every dollar made by men in the same role. 

   

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