Employment Benefits http://kcur.org en UM System Board Extends Benefits To Same-Sex Couples http://kcur.org/post/um-system-board-extends-benefits-same-sex-couples <p></p><p>The University of Missouri Board of Curators voted unanimously Thursday to extend employment benefits to same sex couples employed by the UM System.</p><p>“Effectively, more and more employers and institutions such as the University of Missouri System realize you need to have these types of benefits in order to remain competitive in a state environment,” said&nbsp;AJ Bockelman, Executive Director of PROMO – a Missouri LGBT rights group that has been advocating for this change.</p> Fri, 14 Jun 2013 18:24:09 +0000 Ryan Schuessler 38530 at http://kcur.org UM System Board Extends Benefits To Same-Sex Couples