“In Sickness and in Health…”: DOL Issues Final Rule Granting FMLA Rights to Married Same-Sex Couples

April 28, 2015

In a win for same-sex married couples, the DOL has revised the FMLA so that employees in legal same-sex marriages can take FMLA leave to care for their spouse or family member, regardless of where they live. The regulation is effective March 27, 2015. For the full legal update, including a summary of what this means for Wisconsin employers, follow this link.

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