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From 2014 to 2016, the percentage of employers providing benefits to same-sex partners in legally recognized civil unions fell from 51 percent to 31 percent. (Photo: Shutterstock)

The state of Wisconsin has become the latest to change the rules on domestic partner benefits, with a new statute, Wis. Stat. § 66.0510, prohibiting all municipalities, counties and school districts from offering employee benefit plan coverage to domestic partners of employees as of January 1, 2018.


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