|Sub-Category:||FAMILY - WELFARE & FAMILY SERVICES/BENEFITS ACT|
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Business and Professional Women's Clubs of Ontario urges the Government of Ontario to redefine the word spouse as defined in the Family Law Act for common-law relationships to include same sex partners.
AND FURTHER BE IT RESOLVED that the Government of Ontario amend the Employment Standards Act to ensure that employees of businesses who have employment generated benefit plans, allow the partner of the employee, regardless of their sex, the right to receive the benefits of that plan.
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Article ID: 4097