ERISA Lawyers Mull Same-Sex Marriage Case; Plan Sponsors Hoping for Uniformity, Clarity

Overview


Todd Solomon said that large employers are “absolutely” hoping the Supreme Court’s decision on same-sex marriage creates uniformity on the benefit treatment of same-sex couples, because companies want “clarity from a plan administration standpoint.” Mr. Solomon pointed out that even employers with policies covering same-sex partners must still contend with “a huge difference” in how states tax such couples, calling the variation “incredibly burdensome.” Read the full article