Presidential Memo Clarifies Partner Benefits

by Kerry Eleveld | The Advocate

President Barack Obama issued a presidential memo Wednesday outlining “certain available benefits” that federal agencies will now be required to provide to same-sex partners of federal workers and their families. The guidance builds upon a memo Obama issued last June instructing federal agencies to review the benefits they administer in order to determine what could be offered pursuant to current law.

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