Today the Supreme Court ruled that the 14th Amendment requires states to license same-sex marriages and to recognize samesex marriages lawfully licensed and performed out of state. The High Court reaffirmed that marriage is a fundamental right, and held that this fundamental right extends to same-sex couples. While this ruling facially applies to personal relationships between two individuals, its ripple will be felt in many aspects of the employment relationship. Stay tuned for useful tips for employers when adjusting policies to comply with this legal change. In the meantime, stop by the Supreme Court’s website to read the opinion.