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Yet my husband — with whom I have lived for over 20 years — will be entitled to nothing from the company on my death. The government now needs to respond to the Supreme Court ruling to ensure all pension schemes are within the law and not Gay couples entitled to partners pension on the basis of sexual orientation.
Or is it generally true that a surviving partner in an unmarried relationship even after 20 years together is denied recognition from a pension viewpoint? Paragon Bank launches one making it only the fifth provider to do so.
The Court noted that, although EU law does not impose a duty on member states to recognise same-sex partnerships, the Court of Justice of the European Union CJEU has ruled that, if a status equivalent to marriage is available under national law, it is directly discriminatory for an employer to treat a same-sex partner less favourably than an opposite-sex spouse.
Deutsche Welle. We now risk losing that protection. Keep abreast of significant corporate, financial and political developments around the world. The largely Catholic nation joins neighboring countries in allowing gay marriages.