PennRecord Quotes Partner Barbara Hoey On Fallon v. Mercy Catholic Medical Center of Southeastern Pennsylvania Decision
February 20, 2018
Partner Barbara Hoey was quoted in the PennRecord article “A 'surprising' Third Circuit ruling separates religious beliefs from a hospital worker's refusal of a flu shot,” regarding the reach of Civil Rights Act of 1964 Title VII for religious discrimination and what qualify as a religious belief protected by Title VII.

“The employer-friendly nature of the ruling was in some ways surprising,” Barbara said. “Where other courts may take a broader view of ‘religion,’ the Third Circuit did not, and the application of defined criteria resulted in an employer win.”

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