Walmart extends benefits to same-sex partners

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (BP) — Walmart will offer health benefits for “married” and unmarried same-sex partners of all full-time employees in the United States starting in January, the nation’s largest private employer has announced. Walmart spokesman Randy Hargrove defined same-sex couples as those “living together in an ongoing, exclusive, committed relationship — similar to marriage — for at least 12 months,” according to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.

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