Appeal from the Order of the Unemployment Compensation Board of Review in case of In Re: Claim of Ann J. DeMelfi, No. B-182695.
John M. Kuchka, Kuchka and Irey, for petitioner.
William J. Kennedy, Associate Counsel, with him Richard L. Cole, Jr., Chief Counsel, for respondent.
Judges Mencer, Blatt and Doyle, sitting as a panel of three. Opinion by Judge Mencer.
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This is an appeal by Ann K. DeMelfi (claimant) from a decision of the Unemployment Compensation Board of Review (Board) affirming a referee's decision which denied her unemployment compensation benefits for voluntarily leaving work without cause of a necessitous and compelling nature.*fn1 We affirm.
The referee made the following findings of fact which were adopted by the Board:
1. Claimant was last employed by Luzerne Outerwear Manufacturing Corporation and her last day of work was November 23, 1979.
2. Claimant worked for this employer for three and one half years and during the last month of her employment worked as supervisor in the fusing department of the employer's Elysburg plant at a rate of $205.00 per week.
3. On or about October 9, 1979, claimant and the Elysburg plant manager had a discussion about a new position being offered to the claimant and it was understood that the claimant would have responsibility for the supervision of the piece goods, examining, sponging, decating and storage.
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. In addition the claimant was informed that when the second shift was started up the claimant would work on the second shift and be responsible for all departments on the second shift.
5. In addition to providing training for the claimant, the employer sent the claimant to North Carolina State University to ...