Some of you may have heard about President Obama extending some partner benefits to Federal Employees. Under this plan, Federal Employees can include their partners on their long-term care insurance and also take sick leave to care for their partners.
This plan is a step in the right direction; however it does not allow employees to share health insurance or retirement benefits. Below are a few articles about the plan and how it might affect some Utahns.
Utah's Gay Community: Federal Benefits are a Start
Salt Lake Tribune
Obama: More Benefits for Gay Workers Only One Step