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WALTER J. LACOMIS v. COMMONWEALTH PENNSYLVANIA (05/05/87)

decided: May 5, 1987.

WALTER J. LACOMIS, 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 Walter J. Lacomis, No. B-241677.

COUNSEL

Martin Knoblauch, for petitioner.

Jonathan Zorach, with him, Clifford F. Blaze, Deputy Chief Counsel, for respondent.

Judges Craig and Palladino, and Senior Judge Barbieri, sitting as a panel of three. Opinion by Judge Palladino.

Author: Palladino

[ 105 Pa. Commw. Page 631]

Walter J. Lacomis (Petitioner) appeals an order of the Unemployment Compensation Board of Review (Board) denying him benefits pursuant to Section 402(e)

[ 105 Pa. Commw. Page 632]

    of the Pennsylvania Unemployment Compensation Law.*fn1 We affirm.

Petitioner was employed by Pomerantz & Company (Employer) as a warehouseman for five years. He last worked on February 11, 1985. On February 21, 1985, Employer discharged Petitioner for absenteeism and failure to report to work for a 48 hour period without notification to Employer. The Office of Employment Security determined that Petitioner was ineligible for benefits because his discharge was for willful misconduct. This determination was affirmed by the referee. Petitioner appealed to the Board, claiming his discharge "was against Union and Company Policy." He also requested a remand hearing in order to introduce new evidence.

The Board made the following pertinent findings of fact:

2. The employer's Labor Management Agreement provides in pertinent part that 'Employee is eligible for loss of seniority for not notifying the company within 48 hours of an absence.'

3. Article 6 of the Agreement further provides that the employer has a right to discipline employees including ...


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