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Unformatted text preview: that added partners as eligible dependents for benefits. The apparent problem is how we define "spouse", employers need to review their existing benefit plan documents to ensure that benefits are fully available to same sex spouses and partners. The definitions of the word spouse differs from company to company. Spouse can be defined as your legally married spouse as recognize under applicable state law. Under that definition is not really clear of the state law, like employees state of residence, or state of employment or state of marriage certificate? Just not clear. In order for a company to maintain a high performance work system company's need to be made more aware of the people who are working for them, the people who make the company profitable. As an employer they need to make sure that the employees are happy with the company. An employee who is not happy with the employer can bring the entire company down. We are all humans and we should treat all as that....
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- Spring '10
- Human Resource Management