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San Francisco Amends Paid Parental Leave Law To Adapt To State Law Changes And To Clarify Requirements
On September 14, 2016, San Francisco amended its Paid Parental Leave Ordinance.
United States
23 Sep 2016
Marriage With A Capital "M": What Employers Need To Know About The Supreme Court's Decision In Obergefell V. Hodges
The opinion effectively confirmed prior judicial decisions declaring state constitutional amendments and statutes unconstitutional...
United States
29 Jun 2015
Treasury Department Issues Guidance On Application Of Same-Sex Marriage Ruling To Retirement Plans
The Department of the Treasury issued supplemental guidance on when and how tax-qualified retirement plans must comply with Windsor v. United States.
United States
10 Apr 2014
Supreme Court Agrees To Review Same-Sex Marriage Cases
The U.S. Supreme Court announced (pdf) on Friday that it will decide the constitutionality of both the Federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), which defines "marriage" as a legal union between a man and a woman, and California’s Proposition 8 ("Prop 8"), a 2008 state voter initiative banning gay marriage.
United States
18 Dec 2012
DOL Releases Proposed Rule Expanding Leave Entitlement For Military Caregivers And Flight Crew Members
On January 30, 2012, the Department of Labor (DOL) released a proposed rule that implements the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) amendments made by the National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2010 (FY 2010 NDAA) and the Airline Flight Crew Technical Corrections Act.
United States
12 Feb 2012
Illinois Enacts Civil Union Law With Broad Implications For Employers
On February 1, 2011, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed SB 1716, the Illinois Religious Freedom Protection and Civil Union Act ("Civil Union Act"), which will become effective on June 1, 2011.
United States
10 Feb 2011
California Proposition 8 Barring Same-Sex Marriage Ruled Unconstitutional – What the Ruling Means for Employers
On August 4, 2010, Chief Judge Vaughn Walker of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California issued an order permanently enjoining enforcement of Proposition 8, a voter initiative that amended the California Constitution that stated, "Only marriage between a man and a woman is valid or recognized in California."
United States
20 Aug 2010
An Update For Employers On Domestic Partnership And Same-Sex Marriage Laws
Despite a November voter referendum in Maine that overturned the state's same-sex marriage law and a very recent rejection of same-sex marriage by the New York State Senate, the year 2009 saw progress for the legal recognition of same-sex marriage and domestic partnerships.
United States
8 Dec 2009
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