Washington D.C. same-sex marriage law prompts changes in some employee benefits
WASHINGTON -- Catholic Charities of the Washington Archdiocese has told staff members that a new same-sex marriage law in the District of Columbia has forced the agency to make changes to its health care coverage for spouses of employees.
"I am writing to you to inform you of an important change to our group health care benefit plan that will take effect on March 2, 2010, due to a change in the law of the District of Columbia," said Edward J. Orzechowski, the agency's president and CEO, in a March 1 letter to staff.
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