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School District Violated Constitutional Rights of Gay Employees By Denying Domestic Partner Benefits, Court Rules

Gateway School District violated the U.S. Constitution and civil rights laws when it denied the same retirement benefits to its gay employees that it provided to its heterosexual workers a Pennsylvania judge state court judge has held in a major decision.
Following trial Judge Alan Hertzberg of the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County (Pa), in the case of Richard L. Seech v. Gateway School District, (GD 16-005672), held that Gateway deliberately classified its employees into two groups: