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 Diane Rodham ClintonTrump mocks 'elites' at campaign rally Trump backs down in rare reversal Election Countdown: Family separation policy may haunt GOP in November | Why Republican candidates are bracing for surprises | House Dems rake in record May haul | 'Dumpster fire' ad goes viral MORE and Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersDemocrats protest Trump's immigration policy from Senate floor Trump's America fights back The Hill's Morning Report — Sponsored by PhRMA — GOP lawmakers race to find an immigration fix MORE, calling for workers to receive at least 12 weeks of parental leave.