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One Size Does Not Fit All: FMLA Leave and Same-Sex Couples

November 13, 2013
In their "General Counsel" article for the November issue of Portland Human Resource Management Association's News & Views, Krista Hardwick and Bob Carey discuss the Federal Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and how it applies to same-sex couples. Because so many FMLA leave entitlements depend on whether or not someone is your employee's spouse, it is important for employers and human resources professionals to understand the evolving legal landscape in the area of same-sex marriage.