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1:24 pm
Fri June 14, 2013

UM System Board Extends Benefits To Same-Sex Couples

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The University of Missouri Board of Curators voted unanimously Thursday to extend employment benefits to same sex couples employed by the UM System.

“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 AJ Bockelman, Executive Director of PROMO – a Missouri LGBT rights group that has been advocating for this change.

Bockelman estimates that benefits will be extended to approximately 250 couples throughout the state.

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8:23 am
Tue February 21, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Tuesday, February 21, 2012

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