In June the Supreme Court determined that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) contradicted the Fifth Amendment, and therefore ruled it to be unconstitutional.  Employment discrimination lawyers and other human rights advocates are now weighing in on what these means for workers and their benefits. ...
A spokesperson from Boeing reports that the company will enter contract talks with its engineering union over its formal refusal to provide survivor pensions to spouses of gay employees. While the Washington-based aerospace company has followed practices of many other large employers by granting ce...
A lesbian employee who works for St. Joseph’s Medical Center in New York filed a class-action lawsuit last week, arguing that her spouse is entitled to the same medical coverage as spouses of heterosexual workers. The woman has been with her partner for 16 years, and the two married last autumn. ...