PENNSYLVANIA: Pittsburgh Ordinance Requires Employers to Provide Paid Sick Leave for COVID-19, Effective Immediately
On December 8, Pittsburgh’s City Council unanimously passed a Temporary COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave Ordinance, which Mayor Peduto signed on December 9. The Ordinance, which took effect immediately, requires employers with 50 or more total employees to provide up to 80 hours of paid “COVID-19 Sick Time” in addition to any leave employers provide to their employees, with very limited exceptions.
The Ordinance will remain in effect until the public health emergency officially ends. Click here for details.