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Same-Sex Marriage is the Law of the Land: What's Next for FMLA Benefits?

United We StandFMLA Rights:

Earlier this year, HR Legalist announced the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Final Rule (29 C.F.R. § 825.102) that changed the regulatory definition of “spouse” under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) to include all marriages that were lawfully recognized in the place where they were performed, regardless of where the couple actually lives.  The Final Rule was set to go into effect on March 27, 2015. (Continue reading).