Companies And Gays

Linda talks to Ken McDonnell, a research analyst at the Employee Benefit Research Institute, about companies offering health benefits to the partners of unmarried employees. He says that companies often require proof of legal or financial interdependence within a couple before the benefits will be granted.



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