Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Domestic Tranquility

12/16/08 Daily Journal (subscription required): This article concerns steps employer can take to offer domestic partner benefits. One of the writers, Todd A. Solomon, is author of Domestic Partner Benefits: An Employer's Guide. Solomon and Brian J. Tieman, both of McDermott Will & Emery, advise that employers should start with benefits that are not governed by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974. "A first step is to extend the company's nondiscrimination policy to cover sexual orientation."

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