Benefits Available for Families
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.