Some benefits will, by default, benefit some employees but not others. Sometimes, this is a result of the employees who choose to utilize them. Sometimes, it’s because not all employees are eligible for certain benefits. But sometimes, it stems from a difference in employee familial status: Married employees with children often get a better deal when it comes to several common employer benefits.
With fewer people getting married in recent years, this could make more employees feel frustrated and as though they’re not being treated the same as their married counterparts. While it is likely not a situation that will result in a discrimination claim, it could easily impact morale. Read more here…
Source: HR Daily Advisor