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I am happy to do a little research for you if you can tell me what state you reside in.
Is your husband a member of any sort of minority class?
I am not coming across any specific law that says that. In this situation, the son may be receiving insurance as a dependent not as an employee. but if so, you should still have an attorney perhaps send a letter asking that this be addressed. I looked at several resources that I use for California employment law and there is nothing specific as far as statutes that apply.
The state's governor website says that it has to be offered equally, but there is no legal citation. https://business.ca.gov/StartaBusiness/AdministeringEmployees/EmployeeBenefits.aspx.
Let me keep researching.
It was the site section about medical, vision, and dental.
I am researching right now.
Paragraph 2808 of the Labor Code says they have not notify all employees of health insurance benefits available. The key word being "all".
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