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DOL Clarifies FMLA Rights for Same-Sex Spouses

DOL Clarifies FMLA Rights Same-Sex Spouses: Download the Legislative Brief today from CBG BenefitsSince the Supreme Court’s decision on DOMA this year, the staff at CBG Benefits has been actively working to ensure that you will meet your compliance needs.

Many found this article that we recently shared helpful — 10 Tips for HR and Benefits Managers: Post-DOMA.

Today, we are happy to share additional insight that has been released regarding the impact on FMLA.

In our new Legislative Brief, entitled “DOL Clarifies FMLA Rights for Same-Sex Spouses”, we provide an overview of the information that was released by the Department of Labor on August 9th. The DOL confirmed that, for purposes of the FMLA, the term “spouse” includes a same-sex spouse if the marriage is recognized under the laws of the state in which the employee resides.

To download your copy of this important Legislative Brief, simply fill out the form below.

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Additional Information

The Legislative Brief provides additional details on the subject of FMLA and the information released by the DOL, including:

  • Relevant background information
  • Qualifying reasons for FMLA Leave
  • Enforcement policies

We hope that you find it helpful as you seek to meet you compliance requirements. If you have any questions, please contact the CBG Benefits team at 781-759-1222.

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