• Governor Signs Act 43 Into Law. Ushering in First Major Amendments to Borough Code in 45 Years
  • May 28, 2012 | Authors: Scott E. Blissman; Ryan J. Cassidy; Michael McAuliffe Miller
  • Law Firms: Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC - Philadelphia Office ; Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC - Harrisburg Office
  • On May 17, 2012, Governor Corbett signed into law Act 43, which marks the first major revision and restatement to the Borough Code in approximately 45 years. Although Act 43 restates the Borough Code, it also provides some significant amendments, bringing the Borough Code in line with the First and Second Class Township Codes on numerous issues. The amendments themselves take effect in sixty (60) days. Of particular importance from a labor and employment law perspective, Act 43 makes the following changes and clarifications: