DOL Proposes Rule to Extend FMLA Protection to Same-Sex Couples

Proposed rule would expand the definition of “spouse” in the Family Medical Leave Act include eligible employees in same-sex marriages regardless of whether the state where they reside recognizes same-sex marriages.  The DOL press release is here: http://www.dol.gov/opa/media/press/whd/WHD20141208.htm

 

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