Over 300 employers including Apple, PricewaterhouseCoopers and The San Francisco Giants have signed an amicus brief urging the Supreme Court to consider the burdens imposed on both employers and employees by a legal framework in which there is no uniform rule on same-sex marriage. The brief was filed in the Obergefell v. Hodges case, and urges the court to affirm a uniform principle that all couples share in the right to marry.
Such a ruling would allow employers to recruit and retain top talent, in part through equitable and competitive benefits packages, says the brief, filed by law firm Morgan Lewis on behalf of 379 U.S. employers.
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