More than three-quarters of employers have reacted positively to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act, according to a survey by the International Foundation of Employee Benefits.

Its study, “Benefits for Same-Sex Couples: Impact of the DOMA Decision,” examined how employers are addressing the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark decision to overturn DOMA, which barred same-sex spouses from securing federal benefits afforded to married, heterosexual couples. Still on the books is a provision of the law that permits states to refuse to recognize same-sex marriages granted under the laws of other states.

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