Employee Benefits for Same-Sex Couples: The DOMA Decision One Year Later

​One year after the landmark Supreme Court Windsor decision, employers have moved beyond hesitation and are adjusting plans, including extending benefits to become compliant.  Most employers reported the decision has made an impact on their organization.  Beyond the compliance mandates, more than half of surveyed employers are reporting a desire to be more inclusive of different types of families as part of the corporate culture.


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The survey questionnaire was open from June 2 through June 16, 2014. Responses were received from 538 corporate human resources and benefits professionals and industry experts. These individuals represent a comprehensive range of organizations with respect to size, industry and region.

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