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FRANK R. MAGNELLI v. COMMONWEALTH PENNSYLVANIA (12/11/79)

decided: December 11, 1979.

FRANK R. MAGNELLI, PETITIONER
v.
COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, PENNSYLVANIA LIQUOR CONTROL BOARD, RESPONDENT



Appeal from the Order of the State Civil Service Commission in case of Frank R. Magnelli v. Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board, Appeal No. 2304.

COUNSEL

Walter K. Swartzkopf, Jr., for petitioner.

Kenneth W. Makowski, Acting Chief Counsel, for respondent.

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

Author: Crumlish

[ 47 Pa. Commw. Page 598]

Frank R. Magnelli appeals from an adjudication and order of the State Civil Service Commission affirming his dismissal from the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (Board) where he had been employed as an Enforcement Officer III.

The reasons given by the Board for Magnelli's dismissal are set forth in his letter of discharge:

Gross misconduct as employee of the Board by means of:

(1) Insubordination.

(2) Misconduct amounting to violation of law, rules or lawful departmental orders.

[ 47 Pa. Commw. Page 599]

(3) Scandalous or disgraceful conduct while on or off duty which may bring the service of the Commonwealth into disrepute.

The letter detailed three provisions of the Handbook for Enforcement Officers which Magnelli had allegedly violated: (1) engaging in the gainful practice of law while employed by the Board;*fn1 (2) utilizing his sick leave on five separate occasions to engage in the practice of law;*fn2 and (3) bringing malicious, unsubstantiated charges in bad faith against the Chairman of the Board ...


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