TITLE

US companies give gay couples equal benefits

AUTHOR(S)
Brockett, James
PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
People Management;7/10/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 14, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on a survey which found that U.S. firms are offering benefits to the partners of their gay staff, despite having no legal requirement in most states to do so. More than a third of the 1,000 U.S. companies surveyed offer benefits such as family health insurance to same-sex couples. Employers may be responding to the legalisation of gay marriage in California, according to Steve Williams, head of research at the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM).
ACCESSION #
33248622

 

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