On June 20th, 2014, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued a proposed rule that would expand protections under the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) for same-sex spouses. The primary change under the proposed rule involves revising the definition of “spouse” under the FMLA to: Adopt a “place of celebration” rule (which is based […]Continue Reading →
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The news regarding the Supreme Court’s decision that DOMA’s definition of marriage is invalid has certainly created a wave of uncertainty among Human Resources professionals and Benefit Managers. We’ve been able to offer guidance to many clients and prospects through our Legislative Brief, “The DOMA Decision: What it Means for Employers“. Of course, questions remain […]Continue Reading →