Tipped Wage Credit Talks

Tipped Wage Credit Press Conference and Round Table

New York, NY —

Flatbush Business Improvement District Chairman, Kevin Johnson, Minister Kirsten John Foy, Northeast Regional Director, National Action Network (NAN), Restaurateurs of Color along with Local Industry Leaders to Host Media Availability and Roundtable on the Tipped Wage Credit.

Caribbean restaurateurs clergy, community, and business leaders will join together this Thursday at Flatbush’s Crystal Manor to host a press conference and open press roundtable to discuss keeping the tipped wage credit in place.

Led by Kevin Johnson, Chairman, Flatbush Business Improvement District, Minister Kirsten John Foy, Northeast Regional Director, National Action Network, Andrew Rigie, Executive Director, NYC Hospitality Alliance, and Jessica Walker, CEO & President, Manhattan Chamber of Commerce, a coalition of local Caribbean clergy, industry leaders, restaurant owners, servers and bartenders will convene together to decide how best to work cohesively to keep the tipped wage credit in place. Additionally, those gathered will speak on the necessity of the tip credit and explain how the elimination will cause servers to lose jobs and restaurants to close their doors.

WHO:
- Mr. Kevin Johnson, Chairman, Flatbush Business Improvement District
- Minister Kirsten John Foy, NE Regional Director, National Action Network (NAN)
- Mr. Andrew Rigie, Executive Director, NYC Hospitality Alliance
- Ms. Jessica Walker, CEO & President, Manhattan Chamber of Commerce
- Caribbean clergy, business, and community leaders

WHAT:
Caribbean restaurateurs, clergy, and civic leaders to hold media availability before an open press roundtable to discuss how to best work cohesively to keep tipped wage credit in place in Caribbean and greater Brooklyn community.

WHERE:
Crystal Manor
1460 Flatbush Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11210

WHEN:
Thursday, July 26 at 2:30p.m.