Halpert v. Manhattan Apts., Inc., No. 07-4074 - U.S. Second Circuit
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Halpert v. Manhattan Apts., Inc., No. 07-4074

In an Age Discrimination in Employment Act action regarding a statement by a third party retained by defendant that plaintiff was too old for the position at issue, summary judgment for defendant is reversed where an employer may be held liable for discrimination by third parties, including independent contractors, that the employer authorizes to make hiring decisions on its behalf.

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Appellate Information

Argued: August 4, 2009

Decided: September 10, 2009

Judges

Per Curiam

Counsel

For Appellant:

Michael Halpert, New York, NY

For Appellee:

Louis R. Satriale, Jr., Gehring, Tatman & Satriale, LLC, New York, NY