December 14, 1961
MCHUGH UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION CASE.
Appeal, No. 290, April T., 1961, by claimant, from decision of Unemployment Compensation Board of Review, No. B-65454, in re claim of John McHugh, Jr. Decision affirmed.
John McHugh, Jr., appellant, in propria persona.
Sydney Reuben, Assistant Attorney General, with him David Stahl, Attorney General, for Unemployment Compensation Board of Review, appellee.
Before Ervin, Wright, Woodside, Watkins, Montgomery, and Flood, JJ. (rhodes, P.j., absent).
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OPINION BY ERVIN, J.
In this unemployment compensation case the bureau, referee and board refused compensation to the appellant and concluded that he voluntarily terminated his employment without cause of a necessitous and compelling nature under § 402(b)(1) of the Unemployment Compensation Law, 43 PS § 802(b)(1).
The appellant was last employed by Carnegie Mineral Springs as a bottler and truck driver at an hourly rate of $1.75. His employer ceased bottling and purchased the soft drinks wholesale. Appellant was transferred from the job of bottler to truck driver and salesman. He continued as a salesman for six months although
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he felt unqualified and uncomfortable in this job. Because of decreased profits, the employer decreased his remuneration to $1.50 an hour and decreased his fringe benefits. Appellant quit. This case is ruled by Pusa Unemployment Compensation Case, 178 Pa. Superior Ct. 348, 115 A.2d 791.
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