By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A new agreement for Pittsburgh Public Schools and the teachers union is now signed and sealed.READ MORE: Hershey’s Mini Bars Rank As The Top-Selling Halloween Candy In Pa.
It will require district employees to get vaccinated against or be tested weekly for COVID-19.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Weather: Cloudy Conditions Ahead Of Overnight Storm Chances
According to the Post-Gazette, the vaccine mandate is part of a deal that builds on an agreement that the district and union reached last year regarding COVID protocols.MORE NEWS: Many People Left Waiting For Payments From IRS For Tax Refunds, Stimulus Checks, Child Tax Credits
The district will allow for religious exemptions from vaccines.