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.

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.