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Fenwick v. Unemployment Compensation Commission
Citation:44 A.2d 172 (1945)
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Respondent Fenwick commenced operation of the beauty shop in Newark in November 1936. In 1938, he employed Mrs. Chesire as a cashier and reception clerk. Apparently her duties were to receive customers, take their orders for services to be performed by the operators, and collect the charges therefor. The shop did not work on an appointment basis but on a first come-first served plan. Respondent expressed a willingness to pay higher wages if the income of the shop warranted it. Thereupon an agreement was entered into by the parties – that the parties associate themselves into a partnership to commence January 1, 1939. The relationship was terminated on January 1, 1942, at the request of Mrs. Chesire who desired to cease work. The Commission held that the agreement was nothing more than an agreement fixing the compensation of an employee.
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