San Francisco city employees will soon receive tax relief for health benefits they receive for their same-sex partners in legislation given unanimous initial approval Tuesday by the city’s Board of Supervisors.
California’s health benefit exchange is the first in the nation to create standard benefits designed to help people shop for insurance coverage under the federal health care overhaul.
A San Francisco Supervisor is trying to eliminate what he called a discriminatory tax burden for same-sex spouses and domestic partners of city workers.
A new survey finds that hundreds of part-time elected officials in the San Francisco Bay area receive full-time health care benefits at taxpayer expense.
The high-stakes campaign to overhaul the city’s pension and benefit program has garnered two high-profile endorsements and much opposition.