Past Events

Below are some key events DCA recently hosted and/or attended.


October 30, 10:30 a.m.

Public Hearing on Rules Relating to Second-hand Automobile Dealers
DCA is proposing to amend Section 2-109 of Title 6 of the Rules of the City of New York relating to the record keeping requirements for secondhand automobile dealers.
42 Broadway, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10004
View notice, statement and purpose of proposed rule at nyc.gov/nycrules

October 26, 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Workplace Rights and Interview + Negotiations Training for Paid Care Workers
Brooklyn Public Library - Info Commons
10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11238
RSVP to https://tinyurl.com/myrightsdcwp or call 347-255-1493

October 23, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Performing Arts Worker Mixer
At this free event, meet other creatives in the performing arts and entertainment community, as well as representatives from the NYC Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP) and The Actors Fund’s Worker Resource Center.
The Mark O’Donnell Theater at The Actors Fund Arts Center
160 Schermerhorn Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
RSVP to https://tinyurl.com/FIFOct2019

October 17, 10:30 a.m.

New Rules to Prohibit Deceptive Trade Practices by Certain For-Profit Schools
DCA is proposing to add a new rule requiring ticket sellers to disclose on tickets for trips to the Statue of Liberty that the trip will not land at Ellis Island. Additionally, the Department is proposing a new rule that would prohibit ticket sellers from representing that a tour or trip includes any destination the tour or trip does not include or that consumers must pay for a tour or trip that can otherwise be taken for free.
42 Broadway, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10004
View notice, statement and purpose of proposed rule at nyc.gov/nycrules

October 15, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Freelance Isn't Free: Know Your Rights as a Freelancer
Learn about the Freelance Isn't Free law and how it protects NYC freelancers from nonpayment.
NYC Freelancers Hub
30 John Street, Classroom 3
Brooklyn, NY 11201

September 19, 5:30 p.m.

Public Hearing on Pay Equity
The NYC Commission on Gender Equity, Commission on Humans Rights, and Department of Consumer and Worker Protection will host a public hearing on pay equity. If you would like to attend, provide public testimony, or request an accommodation or interpretation, please complete the form at bit.ly/payequityhearing
The New York City Bar Association
42 W 44th Street
New York, NY 10036

September 18, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Building Bridges: A Convening for NYC Immigrant Workers
Topics will include: wage theft; wage and hour rules; paid leave laws, including Paid Safe and Sick Leave; health and safety (Occupational Safety and Health Administration, OSHA); paid care workers.
Sunset Park High School
153 35th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11232
Location is accessible to individuals using wheelchairs and other mobility devices. To request a listening device, language interpretation, or another accommodation, please email Alberto Roldan at ARoldan@dca.nyc.gov by September 10, 2019.
Free refreshments and giveaways! Walk-ins are welcome.
View event flyer in English | عربي (Arabic) | 中文 (Chinese) | Español (Spanish)

September 16, 10:30 a.m.

Public Hearing on Proposed Rules Governing Ticket Sellers
DCA is proposing to add a new rule requiring ticket sellers to disclose on tickets for trips to the Statue of Liberty that the trip will not land at Ellis Island. Additionally, the Department is proposing a new rule that would prohibit ticket sellers from representing that a tour or trip includes any destination the tour or trip does not include or that consumers must pay for a tour or trip that can otherwise be taken for free.
42 Broadway, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10004
View notice, statement and purpose of proposed rule at nyc.gov/nycrules

September 15, 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

1st Andean Summit
Hosted by NYC Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs
We invite you to join the Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs in the celebration and empowerment of the Andean communities in New York. | La Oficina del Alcalde de la Ciudad de New York para Asuntos del Inmigrante junto a los Consulados de Perú, Colombia, Bolivia y Ecuador, e importantes organizaciones comunitarias como Pachamama Peruvian Arts, America Viva, Pasache Music, Alianza Ecuatoriana Internacional, Abya Ayala, entre otras, invita a la ciudadanía a la Primera Cumbre Andina.
ELMCOR
107-20 Northern Blvd.
Corona, NY 11368
Get more information and RSVP to bit.ly/2ks09jV

September 5, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Roundtable for Small Business Owners
130 2nd Avenue
New York, NY 10003
Register at sept5-smallbizroundtable.eventbrite.com