Birmingham City Council passes hazard pay for first responders

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) -- Tuesday the Birmingham City Council voted to appropriate $500,000 for hazard and overtime pay for City employees working during the COVID-19 health crisis.

“As a Council we have an obligation to make sure the City’s business can continue despite the public health crisis,” President William Parker said. “We are committed to doing whatever we can to help our first responders and workers who are on the front lines of this public health crisis.”

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