Appeal from the Order of the Unemployment Compensation Board of Review in case of In Re: Claim of Ronald J. Conrad, Sr., No. B-141011.
John M. Leonard, for appellant.
Charles G. Hasson, Assistant Attorney General, with him Robert P. Kane, Attorney General, for appellee.
Judges Crumlish, Jr., Blatt and DiSalle, sitting as a panel of three. Opinion by Judge Crumlish, Jr.
[ 37 Pa. Commw. Page 256]
Ronald J. Conrad, Sr. (Claimant) appeals a decision of the Unemployment Compensation Board of Review (Board) affirming a referee's denial of benefits.
Claimant was last employed by Bergman's Dairy, Inc. (Employer). The referee found as fact that:
3. After being refused help with the route on September 2, 1976, claimant reported off sick and went home. His son called the employer on September 3, 1976, stating his father was sick and he did not know when he would be back.
4. When claimant failed to report to work by September 9, 1976, his employment was terminated by his employer.
5. Claimant presented no medical evidence to substantiate his claim of illness and inability to work during the period from September 2, to September 9, 1976.
Based upon these findings, the referee concluded Claimant was ineligible for benefits under Section 402(e) of the Unemployment Compensation Law (Act), Act of December 5, 1936, Second Ex. Sess., P.L. (1937) 2897, as amended, 43 P.S. § 802(e). Upon appeal to the Board, the referee's decision was upheld. We affirm.
Section 402(e) of the Act provides, in part, that:
An employe shall be ineligible for compensation ...