DOL takes the DOMA out of FMLA

Do you remember when we were all “this DOMA being struck down thing is gonna change a whole bunch of stuff”? Well we said it, and now it is happening. The DOL has updated their FMLA “Fact Sheet” to remove references to Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and clarify who qualifies as a spouse. So break out your leave policies and make sure they are with the times. If you don’t know exactly how to do that, read this article by our partners at Ogletree Deakins. We will keep you updated with any further post-DOMA fallout.


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