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ELIZABETH PONIKTERA v. COMMONWEALTH PENNSYLVANIA (10/02/79)

decided: October 2, 1979.

ELIZABETH PONIKTERA, PETITIONER
v.
COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION BOARD OF REVIEW, RESPONDENT



Appeal from the Order of the Unemployment Compensation Board of Review in case of In Re: Claim of Elizabeth Poniktera, No. B-155713.

COUNSEL

Thomas J. Fischer, for petitioner.

David R. Confer, Assistant Attorney General, with him Richard Wagner, Assistant Attorney General, and Edward G. Biester, Jr., Attorney General, for respondent.

Judges Crumlish, Jr., Wilkinson, Jr. and Craig, sitting as a panel of three. Opinion by Judge Wilkinson, Jr.

Author: Wilkinson

[ 46 Pa. Commw. Page 313]

The Bureau of Employment Security, the referee, and the Unemployment Compensation Board of Review (Board) have all denied claimant's application for unemployment compensation benefits. The denial has been based on the provisions of Section 402(b)(1) of the Unemployment Compensation Law, Act of December 5, 1936, Second Ex. Sess., P.L. (1937) 2897, as amended, 43 P.S. ยง 802(b)(1), voluntarily leaving work without cause of a necessitous and compelling nature.

The findings of fact by the Board are brief and can be quoted in full:

1. The claimant was last employed as a hand sewer by the Fountain Hill Mills, Inc. at a final rate of $2.92 per hour and her last day of work was June 10, 1977.

2. The claimant voluntarily terminated her employment relationship because she had a personality conflict with a co-worker.

3. The claimant was not harassed or abused by this co-worker.

[ 46 Pa. Commw. Page 3144]

. The claimant was not laid off or discharged and continuing work was available had the claimant desired to remain employed.

Appellant asserts that the Board erred as a matter of law in making findings 2 and 3 in that there was no substantial evidence on which to base ...


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