The yogurt company will now provide six weeks of paid leave to its 2,000 employees. (Photo: iStock)

Chobani, the Greek yogurt company run by billionaire Hamdi Ulukaya, is offering six weeks of paid parental leave to its more than 2,000 employees, mostly factory workers who typically aren’t awarded such perks.

The move puts Chobani at the center of an issue that finds rare agreement between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump in the contentious 2016 U.S. presidential election. Both have released family-leave plans in recent weeks, marking the first time in U.S. history that candidates from the two major parties are offering proposals to mandate the benefit.

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