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Legislation about Same Sex Partners and Leave

This category contains bills and statutes that either make explicit reference to same sex partners or were introduced or enacted by states that legally recognize same sex relationships.



This database provides short summaries of bills and statutes. The summaries are not intended to constitute legal advice. To find out how laws relate to your particular situation, you must contact a lawyer who specializes in employees’ rights, the Labor Department’s Wage and Hour Division (1-866-4USWAGE), your state labor department and/or your union.