Texas Panhandle Employer to Recognize All Employees' Marriages in 2014
Amarillo, Texas - B&W Pantex, which operates the Pantex Plant near Amarillo for the Department of Energy, will begin offering benefits to all legally-married employees on January 1, 2014. The company has removed the term "opposite sex" from their HR policy, thus equalizing their benefits plan for legally-married same-sex couples. Employees must present a legal marriage license from any state.
B&W Pantex employs 3,200 personnel at the Texas Panhandle facility which disassembles & maintains the nation's nuclear weapons stockpile.
Marriage matters to gay people in similar ways that it matters to everyone. Gay and lesbian couples want to get married to make a lifetime commitment to the person they love and to protect their families. The action by B&W Pantex will assist in giving couples the security to build a life together and to protect their families.
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