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MORTON POLSKY v. COMMONWEALTH PENNSYLVANIA (03/19/82)

decided: March 19, 1982.

MORTON POLSKY, PETITIONER
v.
COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION BOARD OF REVIEW, RESPONDENT



Appeal from the Order of the Unemployment Compensation Board of Review in the case of In Re: Claim of Morton Polsky, No. B-188814.

COUNSEL

Natale F. Carabello, Jr., for petitioner.

Charles G. Hasson, Associate Counsel, with him Richard L. Cole, Jr., Chief Counsel, for respondent.

Judges Blatt, Williams, Jr. and Craig, sitting as a panel of three. Opinion by Judge Craig.

Author: Craig

[ 65 Pa. Commw. Page 407]

In this unemployment compensation appeal, the claimant*fn1 questions a denial of benefits by the board, affirming a referee's determination that the claimant was ineligible because he voluntarily quit his employment without cause of a necessitous and compelling nature,*fn2 and further determining that the receipt of benefits was improper and is recoupable.*fn3

The claimant had worked for the City of Philadelphia as a permanent civil service employee for almost twenty years. He had attained the position of Voter Registration Investigator I.

Although the city has a mandatory retirement age of 70 years, the claimant voluntarily terminated his employment at age 58. The claimant alleges that his decision to retire was based on "outward pressures" by members of his union local who informed him that there would be layoffs in his department and that he

[ 65 Pa. Commw. Page 408]

    should retire to prevent the layoff of those with less seniority.

The board found:

(4) Claimant voluntarily terminated his employment and elected to retire at 58 years of age because of alleged ...


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