Boeing to deny pension benefit to married gay couples

Boeing logo on airplaneBY HUFFINGTON POST GAY VOICES

Washington’s same-sex marriage victory is less than a month old, yet one disturbing report claims that one of the state’s most high-profile corporations plans to deny pension survivor benefits to same-sex married couples despite the legislation.

The Stranger cites Ray Goforth, the executive director of the Society of Professional Engineering Employees in Aerospace (SPEEA), IFPTE Local 2001, who alleged that officials for the Boeing Company have “no intention of granting pension survivor benefits to legally married same-sex couples because they didn’t have to.”

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