Benefits Questions Linger In Wake Of DOMA Decision

Law360, New York (September 6, 2013, 4:32 PM EDT) -- Recent guidance from the Internal Revenue Service and the U.S. Department of Labor clears up many of the major employee benefits questions raised by the U.S. Supreme Court's decision striking down a key provision of the Defense of Marriage Act, but experts say issues remain unresolved for employers.

The high court's landmark June 26 decision in U.S. v. Windsor, in which it deemed unconstitutional DOMA's definition of marriage for the purpose of federal benefits as a union between a man and a woman, established a host...
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