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San Francisco Approves Fully Paid Family Leave

San Francisco has approved fully paid parental leave for its residents, making it the first city in the United States to do so. A bill passed Tuesday by the city's Board of Supervisors mandates San Francisco employers provide fully paid six-week leave to new mothers and fathers. Previously under California law, employers were only required to pay 55 percent of an employee's salary while on leave, which many advocates argued is not enough to cover the cost of living for families...

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