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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New Consumer Protection From Harlem To Hollis Using Bail Bond Agents Go Into Effect

The Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP)—formerly Consumer Affairs (DCA)—today announced that new rules to protect consumers from Harlem To Hollis when they use a bail bond agent go into effect tomorrow. Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

NYC Department Of Consumer Affairs Urges To Start Saving For College Now

As part of National College Savings Month, NYC Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas is encouraging New Yorkers to take advantage of free City resources to help manage their finances and start planning for their college education. 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 →