Department Of Consumer Affairs Launched First Of Its New Paid Care Division

The NYC Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) has officially launched its new Paid Care Division within its Office of Labor Policy & Standards (OLPS) with the first in a series Continue Reading →

Department Of Consumer Affairs From Harlem To Hollis Anounce Minimum Wage Increase

Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas and staff, as well as representatives from the City Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) and Small Business Services (SBS), visited businesses from Continue Reading →

Consumer Affairs Commissioner Launches Effort To Improve Health In Harlem And More

Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas (pictured) today announced the Collaborative for Neighborhood Financial Health…

NYC Rings In New Year With New Housing Ambassador Locales With “Ready To Rent” Program

The New York City Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas (pictured) and the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) Commissioner Maria Torres-Springer today announced Continue Reading →

Student Loan Outcomes Vary From Harlem To Hollis Yet Higher Among Older Borrowers And Low Incomes Areas

The NYC Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Office of Financial Empowerment (OFE) and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York today announced the findings of Student Loan Borrowing Across NYC Continue Reading →

DCA’s Lorelei Salas Launches Online Scheduling Service For Free Financial Counseling

NYC Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas today announced the launch of online scheduling for the NYC Financial Empowerment Centers, which provide free, one-on-one financial counseling.

Commissioner Salas And Mayor de Blasio Joined Forces To Combat Predatory Used Car Practices

The Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas today joined Mayor Bill de Blasio at City Hall as he signed Introduction 1539 and 1540 to combat predatory practices in Continue Reading →

NYC Temporary Closes Stores Illegally Selling Tobacco Products Uptown And In Brooklyn

Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas today announced the temporary closing of four Manhattan businesses (three uptown):

Join ‘City Hall In Your Borough’ To Educate Businesses In Washington Heights

On Thursday, September 28, 2017, at 10:00 a.m., Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas, Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Gregg Bishop…

DCA’s Lorelei Salas Announces “Reports On The State of Workers’ Rights in New York City”

The Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas today announced the release of a report by its Office of Labor Policy & Standards (OLPS) titled “The State of Workers’ Continue Reading →

Mayors Office Host A Day Of Action Bringing Info And Resources To NYC’s Dreamers

Today, the City hosted a Day of Action on the DACA program, providing information and resources for New York City’s 30,000 Dreamers from Harlem to Hollis.

Harlem Council Member Mark Levine To Host 4th Annual ‘Back To School’ Block Party

On Thursday, August 31, 2017, City Councilman Mark Levine will host his office’s 4th Annual ‘Back to School’ Block Party outside of his district office on 141st Street between Amsterdam Avenue and Hamilton Continue Reading →

Bassett, Health Commissioner Passes Legislation To Curtail Tobacco Use From Harlem To Hollis

Health Commissioner Dr. Mary T. Bassett on passing of comprehensive tobacco legislation package with effects from Harlem to Hollis, Queens: “The City today took a major stride toward improving the health of Continue Reading →

DCA Commissioner Lorelei Salas Puts Home Care Industry On Alert

Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas today announced that its Office of Labor Policy & Standards (OLPS) has launched investigations into nearly 40 home healthcare agencies  from Harlem Continue Reading →