On Feb. 25, 2015, the DOL issued a final rule under the FMLA that expands federal family leave rights for same-sex spouses, regardless of where same-sex couples reside. The DOL’s new guidance for same-sex spouses takes effect on March 27, 2015. The attached Compliance Bulletin summarizes the final rule’s guidance, including its impact on FMLA leave for same-sex couples and their families.

Please contact your Stellar representative with further questions regarding this notice.

DOL Issues Final Rule to Expand FMLA Protections for Same-sex Spouses