Franklin adds domestic partner benefits

Franklin County Ohio

Franklin County, Ohio, Commissioners decided to extend health care benefits to domestic partners of county employees on Tuesday, August 19. According to Equality Ohio, “The change was enacted as part of a comprehensive update of the County personnel policy manual and is expected to take effect immediately.”

Franklin County holds the state’s capital and largest city, Columbus.  It joins Cleveland Heights and Columbus Public Schools as the sole public entities to offer similar benefits in Ohio.

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