CalPERS offering domestic partner benefits to gay couples

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Long term care insurance is now available to same sex partners. The largest public pension fund in the United States, CalPERS, has just been ordered to make its long term care insurance program available as a part of the California workers domestic partner benefits, following a significant gay rights case in the state. An Oakland federal judge eliminated certain elements of the federal Defense of Marriage Act, which had previously made it impossible for same-sex spouses from qualifying for the California Public Employees’ Retirement System. U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken…

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