Elsewhere in the Courts: Discrimination

An employer can be held liable for the hiring decisions of third parties. In a case before a federal appeals court, a company that hired an independent third party to make hiring decisions was liable when that third party told a prospective employee that he was “too old” for the job in question. (Halpert v. Manhattan Apartments, Inc., U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, No. 07-4047-cv, 2009)

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