HR Management & Compliance

News Notes: SF Tells United Airlines To Offer Domestic Partner Benefits

If United wants to fly to San Francisco, it may have to comply with the City’s controversial new domestic partners ordinance, warned a Board of Supervisors committee. In December, the Board voted to do business only with contractors who provide their employees with domestic partner benefits. (See CEA December 1996.) United does not currently do so. At issue are negotiations over a $13.4 million, 25-year lease renewal for various United facilities at San Francisco International Airport. Although this is the first dispute over the new law, more are likely to follow