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Exclusive: Ohio anti-union bill may curtail benefits for unmarried live-in couples

Buried in a newly-passed Ohio bill stripping the collective bargaining rights of public employee unions is language that could curtail benefits for unmarried domestic couples who work for the state, regardless of sexual orientation. The provision appears just below language forcefully restating the same-sex marriage ban in the state, an…

Bad Chicago news for The Peter

The Peter is probably having a cow right now since this is in his backyard. An openly gay Chicago alderman is proposing changes to the city’s domestic partner benefits plan to ensure that the partners of city workers remain insured if they marry in California. The existing plan contains a…