Beryl Bray

Director of Housekeeping at Hilton Hotels Corporation

Location:
7930 JONES BRANCH DRIVE, SUITE 1100, Mc Lean, Virginia, United States
Company:
Hilton Hotels Corporation
HQ Phone:
(703) 883-1000
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Last Updated 5/19/2017

General Information

Employment History

Housekeeping Manager  - PoliWatch

Affiliations

Executive Housekeeper  - Dolce International Inc

Web References  

FactCheck.org: Liberal Ad Against Alito: True As Far As It Goes

In that case Beryl Bray, an African-American woman who was housekeeping manager at the Park Ridge Marriott in New Jersey, applied for an open position to be the hotel's director of services , a promotion.Bray argued that she had been told she was the top candidate for the job at a lunch meeting with one of the members of the panel reviewing her application.She testified that she also discussed what she would do in the new job after she was officially promoted.She said Marriott's written policies required that after being informed that she was the top applicant, she should either be given the job or notified formally that she had been rejected. Bray was not given the promotion, however, nor was she given formal notice that she was rejected.The district court threw out Bray's lawsuit, granting summary judgment in Marriott's favor on the basis that Bray had failed to produce the necessary evidence that racial discrimination was the reason she didn't get the promotion.Bray appealed to the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, which heard the case Oct. 1, 1996 and ruled in Bray's favor April 11, 1997 , sending her lawsuit back to district court where she and Marriott later settled on undisclosed terms.

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Liberal Ad Against Alito: True As Far As It Goes - FactCheck.org

In that case Beryl Bray, an African-American woman who was housekeeping manager at the Park Ridge Marriott in New Jersey, applied for an open position to be the hotel's director of services - a promotion.Bray argued that she had been told she was the top candidate for the job at a lunch meeting with one of the members of the panel reviewing her application.She testified that she also discussed what she would do in the new job after she was officially promoted.She said Marriott's written policies required that after being informed that she was the top applicant, she should either be given the job or notified formally that she had been rejected. Bray was not given the promotion, however, nor was she given formal notice that she was rejected.The district court threw out Bray's lawsuit, granting summary judgment in Marriott's favor on the basis that Bray had failed to produce the necessary evidence that racial discrimination was the reason she didn't get the promotion.Bray appealed to the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, which heard the case Oct. 1, 1996 and ruled in Bray's favor April 11, 1997 - sending her lawsuit back to district court where she and Marriott later settled on undisclosed terms.

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Washington Post: Today,s Highlights: "Eight years ago, a trio of federal appellate judges heard the case of Beryl Bray, a housekeeping manager at a Marriott hotel in Park Ridge, N.J., who alleged that she was denied a promotion because she ... Editor http://www.poliwatch.org editor@poliwatch.org Courts Washington Post: Today's Highlights: "Eight years ago, a trio of federal appellate judges heard the case of Beryl Bray, a housekeeping manager at a Marriott hotel in Park Ridge, N.J., who alleged that she was denied a promotion because she was black.Two of the judges concluded that Bray had shown a lower court enough evidence of discrimination that she deserved a jury trial.

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