Appeal from the Order of the Unemployment Compensation Board of Review in the case of In Re: Wayne R. Fusaro, No. B-208170.
John F. Cambest, Conway, Meyer & Cambest, for petitioner.
Michael D. Alsher, Associate Counsel, with him, Richard L. Cole, Jr., Chief Counsel, for respondent.
Judges Williams, Jr., Craig and Doyle, sitting as a panel of three. Opinion by Judge Doyle.
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Before this Court is an appeal by Wayne R. Fusaro (Petitioner) from a decision and order of the Unemployment Compensation Board of Review (Board) affirming a referee's decision to deny unemployment compensation benefits on the grounds that certain of his actions constituted willful misconduct pursuant to Section 402(e) of the Unemployment Compensation Law (Law).*fn1 Petitioner was employed by the Dollar Savings Bank (Bank) of Pittsburgh in August 1976 and, subsequently began working at the Bank's McKeesport branch in October of 1981. Petitioner was employed as a branch manager at the time of his termination. During Petitioner's period of employment he was subject to certain Bank procedures including the following:
a) Check Cashing Procedure
1. If a check in an amount in excess of $1,000.00 is returned to a branch office for insufficient
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funds, management shall notify branch administration.
2. Any check in excess of $250.00 shall not be put back through the check cashing system a second time without notification to branch administration.
1. No legal document as defined in the Operations Manual shall be handled without the approval of legal ...