Report: Walmart to Offer Benefits to Same-Sex Couples, Domestic Partners

BENTONVILLE, AR — Health insurance benefits for same-sex couples and domestic partners will soon be offered by the nation’s largest retailer.

According to, Walmart sent workers a postcard this week informing them that domestic partners of U.S. employees will be eligible to receive benefits starting Jan. 1.

Domestic partners of opposite genders that have been in a committed relationship and living together for at least one year will also be covered under the upcoming changes, according to the article.

Workers will be able to enroll from Oct. 12 through Nov. 1.

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