The COVID Crisis: DCWP Warns New Yorkers About Scam Related To COVID-19

Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP) Commissioner Lorelei Salas today warned New Yorkers of scams related to COVID-19 to protect consumers’ identity and money. Continue Reading →

DCWP Commissioner Salas Extends Its Emergency Price Gouging Rule And Proposes New Rule

Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP) Commissioner Lorelei Salas today announced that the Agency has extended its emergency price gouging Rule, which was scheduled to expire this week, for an additional 60 days. Continue Reading →

The COVID Crisis: Mayor de Blasio And Commissioner Salas Prosecute Repeat Price Gougers

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP) Commissioner Lorelei Salas today announced the Department has filed three additional cases against repeat price gougers. Continue Reading →

Mayor Bill de Blasio And Others Announce Expanded Capacity For COVID-19 Testing

Mayor de Blasio announced today that beginning Thursday, March 19th, NYC Health + Hospitals will expand their COVID-19 testing capacity by 5,000 tests per day through a partnership with OPKO Healths BioReference Laboratories. Continue Reading →

DCWP Announces Proposed Rules To Protect Limited English Consumers From Harlem To Hollis

Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP) Commissioner Lorelei Salas announced today new proposed rules to protect Limited English Proficiency (LEP) consumers from deceptive debt collection practices. Continue Reading →

Holiday Shopping Tips From Harlem To Hollis

Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP) Commissioner Lorelei Salas today issued the Holiday Shopping Tips to protect consumers’ identity and money during the holiday season. Continue Reading →

Department Of Consumers And Worker Protection And Restaurant Opportunities Centers United To Educate Restaurant Workers

Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP) and the Restaurant Opportunities Center of New York (ROC-NY) are educating restaurant workers from Harlem to Hollis about their rights.

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