By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A new agreement for Pittsburgh Public Schools and the teachers union is now signed and sealed.

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It will require district employees to get vaccinated against or be tested weekly for COVID-19.

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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.

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The district will allow for religious exemptions from vaccines.