Domestic Partnership Benefits: Dispelling the Myths
Review of Public Personnel Administration 1995 15: 41
21 Pages Posted: 28 Feb 2015
Date Written: 1995
This article provides personnel specialists with a framework for evaluating this new benefit issue. The first half of the article examines the economic, social, and political context that is shaping domestic partnership benefits. The second half evaluates the experience of local governments that have implemented these benefits.
This evaluation will provide personnel specialists with some perspective on the equity of conventional benefit packages. It will dispel some of the myths surrounding the consequences of implementing such a controversial change.
Keywords: Domstic partenerhip benefits; myths; costs
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