The United States Department of Labor late today issued a new interpretation of what a "son or daughter" is under the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) to make it clear that an "employee who assumes the role of caring for a child receives parental rights to family leave regardless of the legal or
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has an article out today on their website (subscription may be required) about the effect that same-sex marriage laws and rulings are having on employers. The article compares California’s Proposition 8 initiative with Connecticut’s recent decision legalizing same-sex marriages.
As you will see, the reporter was kind enough to talk with…
Goin’ to the chapel and we’re Gonna get married
—– "The Chapel of Love", by the Dixie Cups
Today (November 12th) is the day that many lesbian and gay couples will indeed be going to the chapel (or town clerk’s offices, or other places); it’s the day that they can get officially married. …
The Connecticut Supreme Court in a 4-3 decision today overturned the state’s ban on same-sex marriages. The ruling in Kerrigan v. Commissioner of Public Health (download majority opinion here) is ground-breaking, breathtaking and warrants all employers’ full attention.