Appeal, No. 18, March T., 1956, by claimant, from decision of Unemployment Compensation Board of Review, dated October 6, 1955, in re claim of Peter J. Drolles, Jr. Decision affirmed.
Peter J. Drolles, Jr., appellant, in propria persona, submitted a brief.
Sydney Reuben, Special Deputy Attorney General, with him Herbert B. Cohen, Attorney General, for appellee.
Before Rhodes, P.j., Hirt, Gunther, Wright, Woodside, Ervin, and Carr, JJ.
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Peter J. Drolles, Jr., claimant, filed an application for benefits after his separation from employment with the Veterans Memorial Home Association in Weatherly, Pa.
The bureau disallowed the claim, holding that claimant voluntarily quit without good cause within the meaning of section 402(b).
The decision of the bureau was affirmed and benefits denied. An appeal was filed and the board, after remanding the case for further testimony and basing its decision on the entire record, affirmed the referee. This appeal followed.
A resume of the testimony reveals that claimant was employed from August 1, 195j as a steward and general maintenance man. He agreed to work seven days a week for $25 a week. Subsequent to January 1, 1955 he requested a salary raise and more time off. When the demands were refused the claimant gave notice of his intention to resign effective March 1, 1955. At a meeting of the association the resignation was accepted. When the claimant resigned, he had no prospect of other employment and did not secure work
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until six months later. At the first hearing claimant stated that he would have retained his employment had he been granted a raise in salary; at the second hearing, however, he testified that he had had arthritis for two years and working seven days a week was too much. He also testified ...