DCA Introduces Rules To Protect New Yorkers From Predatory For-Profit Schools From Harlem To Hollis

Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas today announced new proposed rules to regulate for-profit schools that are not already regulated by the state. Continue Reading →

8 Debt Collection Tips From The NYC Department Of Consumer Affairs

Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) announced a settlement with Enhanced Recovery Company, LLC, a licensed debt collection agency that sent illegal collection letters to tens of thousands of New Yorkers from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

Department Of Consumer Affairs Settles Investigation With Debt Collection Agency

Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas today announced a settlement with Enhanced Recovery Company, LLC, a licensed debt collection agency that sent illegal collection letters to tens of thousands of New Yorkers from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

DCA Announces 50,000 New Yorkers Have Received Free Counseling From Harlem To Hollis

Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas today announced that the NYC Financial Empowerment Centers have conducted nearly 100,000 counseling sessions since 2008, helping 50,000 New Yorkers improve their financial health and reduce their debt by $54.9 million and increase their savings by $4.4 million. Continue Reading →

Department Of Consumer Affairs Release Report Marking The First Year Of The Freelance Isn’t Free Act

Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas today announced the release of a report by its Office of Labor Policy & Standards (OLPS) titled “Demanding Rights in an On-Demand Economy: Key Findings from Year One of NYC’s Freelance Isn’t Free Act.Continue Reading →

Department Of Consumer Affairs’ Releases Reports On Paid Care Workers In NYC

The Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas (pictured) today announced the release of a report by its Office of Labor Policy & Standards (OLPS) titled Lifting up Paid Care Work: Year One of New York City’s Paid Care Division. Continue Reading →