The ordinance will be in effect for a year.By Chris Hoffman

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Workers in the city of Pittsburgh will continue to get paid sick leave if they have to stay home because of COVID-19.

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Pittsburgh City Council voted for a renewed version of its pandemic sick leave bill on Tuesday.

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It means businesses with more than 50 employees must provide 80 hours of sick time if they have any coronavirus symptoms or are caring for a family member who is sick.

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The ordinance will be in effect for a year.