Some states and municipalities offer their employees domestic partner coverage, depending on the state laws. One more interesting wrinkle: A recent survey of human resources departments found that 77 percent of employers currently offer their employees' same-sex partners benefits, mostly because they were located in states where gay marriage had not yet been legalized, the report said. Because representation matters. They also offer Pride resource groups to their employees. The Supreme Court is set to hear oral arguments today in the United States v.
The company has been giving same-sex couples the same discounts and customer service as their heterosexual customers for years in states that recognized same-sex marriage, civil unions, and domestic partnerships.
The company said its reasoning was to level the playing field for both gay and straight couples. Almost regardless of background, political affiliation or any other demographic breakdown is the understanding that certain aspects of the national health care system need to be reformed. Syrian regime forces have started a new bombing campaign. And there is no provision for domestic partner benefits for federal employees, although there are some legislative efforts to change that.