HILTON HOTELS REPORTS APPEALS COURT DECISION
HILTON HOTELS REPORTS APPEALS COURT DECISION BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Hilton Hotels Corp.
(NYSE: HLT) announced today that the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has reversed the verdict entered against the company in the case of Brooks vs. Hilton. That 1989 decision, in the U.S. District Court for Nevada, had awarded approximately $45 million in damages to 37 former Las Vegas Hilton employees who were terminated in 1983.
"We are extremely pleased by this result," said Barron Hilton, chairman and president of Hilton Hotels Corp. "Hilton has always been proud of its reputation as an exemplary employer. Having this cloud removed is a great result for us." -0- 3/12/92 /CONTACT: William C. Lebo Jr. of Hilton Hotels., 213-205-4365/ (HLT) CO: Hilton Hotels Corp. ST: California IN: LEI SU:
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|Date:||Mar 12, 1992|
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