Employers Must Rethink Policies After Gay Marriage Wins


Todd Solomon said that the latest round of state court decisions upholding same-sex marriage rights “is not particularly … a huge event for big employers,” which have already adjusted their employee benefit plans to reflect the Supreme Court’s Windsor decision. However, he continued, rulings to uphold same-sex marriage in states like Oregon and Pennsylvania may have more impact on smaller employers, especially if they offer their employees a fully insured health plan as opposed to a self-funded plan.