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Benefits

Former Nanny: ‘Don’t Serve Me Urine and Say It’s Lemonade’

Editorial
I’m sure many of us have thought this same sentiment: “She can rest while the girls nap.” Except that’s not the reality when you’re a nanny. You’re preparing food, bottles, cleaning - and, god forbid - taking the opportunity to visit the bathroom alone. ...
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Veterans Affairs to Extend Benefits to Same-Sex Spouses, Families

President Barack Obama salutes a Sailor following naturalization ceremony, April 23, at the White House. During the ceremony, 24 U.S. service members took the oath of allegiance to the United States, becoming American citizens in the process.
Politics
Following the U.S. Supreme Court decision in favor of same-sex marriage nationwide Friday, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs confirmed it will begin issuing spousal benefits to LGB veterans. ...
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Veteran Spouses Equal Treatment Act Reintroduced

Top News Politics
A bipartisan group of colleagues reintroduced the Veteran Spouses Equal Treatment Act to ensure all military families have equal access to benefits. ...
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Murray, Baldwin, Kind Introduce Social Security and Marriage Equality Act of 2015

Top News Politics
The Social Security and Marriage Equality Act ensures same-sex spouses receive equal treatment under the Social Security Act, regardless of where they live. ...
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Bill Requires Equal Medical Coverage and Benefits for Transgender Employees of State Contractors

Top News Politics Health
A bill was introduced that prohibits state agencies from doing business with companies that discriminate against employees based on gender identity. ...
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Unanimous Decision on Transgender Health Care

Top News Health Local
The Public Employees Benefits Board (PEBB) voted unanimously Thursday to support transgender inclusive healthcare for public employees in Washington state. ...
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