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U.S. Supreme Court Holds Same-Sex Marriage To Be A Fundamental Right
The United States Supreme Court issued its opinion in Obergefell v. Hodges, 576 U.S. ___ (2015) on June 26, 2015.
United States
13 Jul 2015
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FMLA's Expanded Definition Of "Spouse" Now Effective In All States
In March 2015, Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana and Nebraska succeeded in enjoining enforcement of a recent Department of Labor rule that extended federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) protections to same-sex spouses...
United States
8 Jul 2015
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Supreme Court Says Constitution Requires States To License Same-Sex Marriages
Justice Kennedy begins the majority opinion − joined by Justices Breyer, Kagan, Sotomayor and Ginsburg − by discussing the history of marriage and changes in various aspects of the structure of marriage that have "evolved over time."
United States
3 Jul 2015
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FMLA Modified To Protect Same-Sex Spouses Regardless Of State Of Residence
Among its many protections, the federal FMLA affords certain covered workers job-protected leave to care for a spouse who has a serious health condition.
United States
2 Mar 2015
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First Circuit Finds Section 3 Of DOMA Unconstitutional
Since 1996, the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) has dictated the definition of "marriage" for all federal laws.
United States
2 Jul 2012
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Defense Bill Expands FMLA "Qualifying Exigency" And Military Caregiver Leave
On Oct. 28, 2009, President Obama signed a defense spending bill into law that contained important new amendments to the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).
United States
17 Dec 2009
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