Tag: Domestic Partners

Question: Is it discriminatory if an employer requires a domestic partner affidavit for same sex marriages but does not require marriage certificates for opposite sex married employees? Answer: The best practice would be consistency in the application of your employee policies relating to documentation requirements so as not to create the appearance of different treatment for different…

Question: What is considered a best practice information relating to adding domestic partners to benefits plans in the state of Florida?  (Our benefits carrier allows for domestic partners to enter the plan). Answer: What we see most often as it relates to documentation for adding domestic partners to benefits plans is that employers follow the same process…