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Defense of Marriage Act Struck Down – What it Means for Employers
July 10, 2013

The Supreme Court’s decision to strike down section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act will have a major impact on the benefits employers provide to employees. Pending IRS guidance, employers should review benefit plans and amend as appropriate for this change in federal law.

Major employee benefits that are affected by the decision:

For more information on the Supreme Court’s decision and what it means for employers, contact Steve Gerlach at or 207 228-7128.