What Does the DOMA Decision Mean for Employer-Sponsored Benefit Plans?

Following the Supreme Court’s holding that Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional, employers will need to review their retirement plans to identify all provisions applicable to spouses of employees. There needs to be significant clarification on a number of points prior to understanding the complete impact of this decision. Click here to read an article on the possible impact of the decision on employer sponsored plans.