Compliance Alert: Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Same-sex Marriages

In a 5-4 decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, the Supreme Court ruled today that States may not deny their residents the right to enter into same-sex marriages and must recognize the validity of same-sex marriages legally performed elsewhere.

Stay tuned as the next step after this decision may lead to a ruling from the Department of Labor regarding ERISA Plans and same-sex spousal benefits.  More information to follow.

 

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