DOL Issues Final Rule Amending FMLA Definition of “Spouse” to Include Same-Sex Marriages

By | Labor & Employment Law Blog | February 27, 2015

The U.S. Department of Labor has issued a final rule amending the regulatory definition of “spouse” under the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”).  We earlier reported on the DOL’s proposed rule to this effect, which is now final and will become effective on March 27, 2015.