Appeal from the Order of the Unemployment Compensation Board of Review in the case of In Re: Claim of Barbara H. Robinson, No. B-238604.
Ronald W. Freeman, for petitioner.
James K. Bradley, Associate Counsel, with him, Paul E. Baker, Acting Deputy Chief Counsel, for respondent.
Judges Craig, Doyle, and Senior Judge Blatt, sitting as a panel of three. Opinion by Judge Doyle. Dissenting Opinion by Judge Blatt.
[ 110 Pa. Commw. Page 476]
Barbara Robinson (Petitioner) petitions for review of an order of the Unemployment Compensation Board of Review (Board), which denied her benefits pursuant to Section 402(b) of the Unemployment Compensation Law (Law), Act of December 5, 1936, Second Ex. Sess., P.L. (1937) 2897, as amended, 43 P.S. § 802(b) (voluntary termination without cause of a necessitous and compelling nature).
The pertinent facts as found by the referee are as follows:
1. Claimant was last employed by the City of Philadelphia, Department of Human Services for 10 years. Her final position was as a social services supervisor at an annual salary of $30,665. Her last day of work was October 26, 1984.
2. Claimant was scheduled to work Monday to Friday 8:30 A.M. to 5 P.M.
3. Claimant was a permanent employee with civil service status.
4. On October 10, 1984 claimant tendered her letter of resignation as follows: 'I am offering my resignation effective October 26, 1984, which will be my last working day with the City of Philadelphia, Department of Human Services, Adult and Family Services Division. It has indeed been a pleasure working for the agency these last 10 years. I especially enjoyed working with the Intake Unit and feel that it was quite a learning experience as well as a productive one. I have appreciated the support of the entire agency during my tenure.'
5. Claimant voluntarily terminated her employment in order to relocate to Morrisville, North Carolina to care for ...