PetSmart: Recognize and extend benefits coverage to same sex marriage spouses in all 50 states
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Human Resources manager Neil Stacey
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PetSmart: Recognize and extend benefits coverage to same sex marriage spouses in all 50 states

    1. Vegan Man
    2. Petition by

      Vegan Man

      Surprise, AZ

I got married and have a spouse, not a "domestic partner". PetSmart will not recognize my marriage for benefits coverage unless state law forces them to.

Currently they recognize opposite sex marriage and same sex domestic partnerships only, unless state law requires otherwise.

In 39 states if you are in a same sex marriage or in a domestic partnership with the opposite sex, benefits will NOT be extended to your partner.

Therefore I would have to establish a domestic partnership under risk of perjury, and straight couples would have to marry in order to receive benefit coverage.

Or we can all lie.

Of the 4 commonly recognized "families", PetSmart will only cover 2.

Policies like this were made to appease same sex couples and cut costs. Unfortunately the sad fact is that unless required by state law, PetSmart will not recognize a same sex marriage. 

Separate and not equal.

I ask that they institute a companywide policy change that includes ALL spouses and ALL families from ALL states.

To:
PetSmart, Human Resources manager Neil Stacey
Please change your benefit coverage policies to include same sex spouses and opposite sex domestic partnerships in all 50 states.

Sincerely,
[Your name]

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    • Yvonne Otero TUCSON, AZ
      • almost 2 years ago

      Because its the RIGHT thing to do ;)))

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    • Shannon Heather PHOENIX, AZ
      • almost 2 years ago

      I have a same sex partner.

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    • c c PHOENIX, AZ
      • almost 2 years ago

      3TV is trying to contact Vegan Man to see if he interested in sharing his story. Pls have him call 602 809 4153.

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    • Thomas Meo PROVIDENCE, RI
      • almost 2 years ago

      I'm a customer

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    • Leo Sorrenson HAMLIN, PA
      • almost 2 years ago

      What an archaic policy for 2012!

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