Same-Sex Marriage - Implications for Employee Benefit Plans
Hofstra Labor & Employment Law Journal, Vol. 22, No. 1, Fall 2004
Posted: 4 Jan 2005
This article deals with the aftermath of the Goodridge decision in terms of employment benefits for partners in a same-sex marriage, particularly in the interstate context. Because marriages in one state are generally recognized in all other states, the article focuses on how employers must treat a Massachusetts same-sex marriage in light of the Defense of Marriage Act and its prohibition of same-sex marriage for the purpose of federal employment benefits.
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