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 →

TLC Launches Resource Center Offering Legal, Financial And Other Services To Hard Hit Drivers, Owners

The New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) launched its Driver Resource Center on May 12, 2020, offering a wide range of services to all TLC-licensed drivers and medallion owner-drivers. Continue Reading →

DCWP Commissioner Salas Urges New Yorkers To Use It’s Free Financial Resources

Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP) Commissioner Lorelei Salas today urged New Yorkers to access their financial empowerment resources and to get their Economic Impact Payment by direct deposit because its faster and safer. 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 →