Appeal from the Order of the Unemployment Compensation Board of Review, in case of Annette Horsefield, No. B-248809.
Robert M. Cohen, Blair Legal Services Corporation, for petitioner.
Jonathan Zorach, Assistant Counsel, 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.
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This is an appeal from a decision of the Unemployment Compensation Board of Review (Board) affirming the referee's denial of benefits to Annette Horsefield (Claimant), under Section 3 of the Unemployment Compensation Law, Declaration of Public Policy.*fn1
Claimant was employed by Cesare Battisti Mutual Benefit Association (Employer) as a part-time bartender for 1 1/2 years until her termination on January 26, 1986. The referee's findings which are pertinent follow:
3. The claimant in December 1984 prior to working for her last employer was arrested by
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the Pennsylvania State Police and Charged with two violations of the Controlled Substance Act.
4. The claimant on December 2, 1985 pleaded guilty to the charges and was sentenced to two years probation with a fine, restitution and costs of $660.00. This appeared in the local newspaper.
5. The PLCB (Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board) notified the employer that because of claimant's conviction on December 2, 1985 she was to be terminated.
6. The employer on January 26, 1986 notified the claimant that she was terminated pending a further review. The employer is writing to the PLCB and ...