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Benefits Available for Families

When a potential employee looks at their benefits, they're also evaluating how the benefits would help fit their family. The nuclear family that once existed has expanded. A family can now consist of domestic partners, adopted children and even pets! Learn what benefits are available for family members, no matter who they are.

Criteria to Qualify as a Domestic Partner
There is no federal law qualifying who a domestic partner includes, though some state and local laws do. If your company intends to cover domestic partners, you should outline what a domestic partner is in your employee handbook. Some common elements of domestic partnership can include:

What You Need to Know About FMLA
The Family Medical Leave Act was passed to allow employees to take unpaid leave from work, while maintaining benefits and their position.

Domestic Partnership Laws by State
Veiw if your state has domestic partnership laws and what it entails.

Family Leave Medical Act
Department of Labor's Family Leave Medical Act (FMLA) Information

Social Security Family Disability Planner
Social Security offers helpful information about disability benefits.

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