San Francisco becomes first city to require businesses to provide fully paid family leave
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San Francisco on Tuesday became the first major U.S. city to require businesses to provide its employees paid parental leave.

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The city’s Board of Supervisors voted unanimously in favor of the measure, which would ensure that workers get full pay for parental leave.

California is one of just a few states that provides for partial pay.

The issue has been gained some national attention during the presidential race, with both Democratic hopefuls, Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonWeek ahead: US raises pressure on WikiLeaks Poll: 85 percent of Clinton supporters would vote for her again OMB director: Government shutdown not a 'desired end' MORE and Bernie SandersBernie SandersPelosi: 'Of course' Dems can be against abortion Kasich: 'I think political parties are on their way out' Sanders: Democratic Party's model is 'failing' MORE, calling for workers to receive at least 12 weeks of parental leave.