Calif. Gay Marriage Ban Brings Workplace Confusion

Law360, New York (November 7, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- The surprise passage of a highly controversial proposition to ban same-sex marriage in California has prompted a legal challenge to the state's highest court, potentially leaving employers vulnerable to sticky situations in the workplace while the validity of previously performed gay marriages hangs in the balance, lawyers say.

While an estimated 3 million votes have yet to be counted across the state, supporters of Proposition 8 conceded Thursday that the measure, which amends California's constitution to restrict the definition of marriage to "only" a union between...
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