TITLE

Majority of big firms covering domestic partners

AUTHOR(S)
Shepherd, Leah Carlson
PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
Employee Benefit News;Sep2006, Vol. 20 Issue 12, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on an increase in the number of companies in the U.S. that are providing domestic partner benefits among same-sex couples. According to the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), a gay rights advocacy group, 51% of Fortune 500 companies have been offering such benefits in 2006 up from 49% in the previous year. Samir Luther, a project manager at HRC, claims that domestic partner benefits are a factor in attracting a gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered consumer base.
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22352258

 

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