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Wal-Mart to offer benefits for domestic partners

3 years 8 months 4 weeks ago August 27, 2013 Aug 27, 2013 Tuesday, August 27 2013 August 27, 2013 6:44 PM in News
Source: CNN
By: Michael Marsh

BENTONVILLE, ARKANSAS- Wal-Mart will begin offering health insurance benefits to same-sex couples and domestic partners starting next year. The couples, either same-sex or opposite genders, will have to have lived in a committed relationship for at least a year. It comes a few months after the Supreme Court overturned the Defense of Marriage Act that defined matrimony as between a man and a woman. Workers can start enrolling for the benefits from October 12 through November 1. Wal-Mart notified employees of the change with a postcard this week.

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