Microsoft’s Supportive Response to Israel Crisis: Ensuring Employee Safety and Wellbeing

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Microsoft’s Executive VP and Chief Human Resources Officer, Kathleen Hogan, expressed deep sympathy for the victims of the recent terrorist attacks in Israel. She reassured employees of the company’s commitment to their safety and wellbeing, and detailed the various resources available to support them during this difficult time.

Microsoft Responds to Terrorist Attacks in Israel

Microsoft’s Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, Kathleen Hogan, recently addressed the company’s to the horrific terrorist attacks in Israel. She conveyed the company’s deep sympathy for those affected and emphasized the global support from Microsoft’s community.

Support for Impacted Employees

Microsoft has been focused on the safety and wellbeing of its employees and their families in Israel. The company’s Crisis Management Team and senior leadership are in direct contact local leaders in Israel to offer support and understand how best to assist employees and their families.

“To everyone impacted, please know we are all with you in our hearts and in our actions, and we will continue to do everything we can to support you and keep you safe.”

Resources and Assistance

Microsoft is providing resources such as Microsoft CARES, which offers mental and emotional wellbeing programs, and additional benefits like virtual support groups. The company is also assessing other resources needed to support those impacted.

Microsoft Philanthropies and Disaster Response

Microsoft Philanthropies has activated a giving opportunity for eligible employees who wish to support relief efforts. Microsoft’s Disaster Response is also connecting with local organizations to support first responders with digital technology and services.

“Microsoft employees show great care, empathy and allyship for each other. Thank you for checking in on your colleagues, listening, and showing support.”

Standing Together

Hogan concluded her message by thanking the employees in Israel for their volunteer efforts and the local leadership for their coordination with the senior leadership team. She urged the company to stand together in shared humanity amidst these tragic events.

  • Microsoft has nearly 3,000 employees in Israel directly impacted by the attacks.
  • The company’s Crisis Management Team has been activated to assist affected employees.
  • Microsoft CARES is providing mental and emotional wellbeing programs for employees.
  • Microsoft Philanthropies has initiated a giving opportunity for employees wishing to support relief efforts.
  • Microsoft’s Disaster Response is collaborating with local organizations to support first responders with digital technology and services.
  • From the The Official Microsoft Blog



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