San Francisco Approves Fully Paid Parental Leave

April 5, 2016 10:41 PM

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San Francisco Approves Fully Paid Parental Leave

Only two states besides California — New Jersey and Rhode Island — mandate paid parental leave, and none at full pay. The funds for parental leave in all three states come from employee-funded public insurance systems.

San Francisco’s proximity to Silicon Valley may have been an influence: The new law follows on the heels of trailblazing policies by tech companies such as Amazon, Apple, Google and Netflix, all of which offer relatively long paid parental leave for employees. A spokeswoman for Twitter — which has h...

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