Many workplaces offer same-sex health benefits

Survey of U.S. employers show nearly half of the largest organizations extend health benefits to same-sex partners
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|hrreporter.com|Last Updated: 03/17/2004

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lmost half of large companies in the U.S., and 20 per cent of small firms, offer health benefits to same-sex partners, according to a study by Mercer Human Resource Consulting.

More than 7,000 employers across the U.S. offer health benefits to same-sex partners, a huge leap from 1981 when no organizations offered such a benefit.