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OATH Response to Comptroller Audit - June 22, 2016 (in PDF)

Read OATH’s Annual Report for 2015 (in PDF)

On June 23, 2015, Mayor de Blasio signed Executive Order No. 18 (in PDF), transferring the adjudications within the jurisdiction of the Administrative Tribunal of the Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) to the Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings (OATH).

Mayor de Blasio Signs the Criminal Justice Reform Act (in PDF)

OATH establishes its first-ever Clerk’s Office
On June 13, 2016, OATH officially established its Office of the Clerk. Clerks in the Clerk’s Office are responsible for assisting those respondents who come to OATH for in-person hearings or call OATH with questions about the status of their case or seek information about the options available to them. Clerks also manage the hearing calendar for the OATH Hearings Divisions; they field requests to reschedule hearings as well as help cases flow throughout the day by making sure OATH’s Hearing Officers have the case files and other necessary materials needed to conduct hearings in an efficient, fair and orderly manner. The Clerk’s Office is also responsible for accepting payments, processing penalties, and mailing out the Hearing Officers’ decisions and other notices. OATH Clerks can be reached by calling OATH’s helpline at 1-844-OATH-NYC or by visiting an OATH Hearing Center in person.

Small Business Forum in Queens: How to Respond to Notices & Summonses
On June 8, 2016, OATH will host the third event in a series that it is calling Building Bridges for Small Businesses. The event is for small businesses who are interested in learning about how to respond to Notices and Summonses that they may receive from City enforcement agencies. You can view the event flyer (in PDF) for more details and to register for this free event.

On April 27, 2016 OATH will be in attendance at the 18th Annual Staten Island Economic Development Corporation Conference to speak to conference attendees and Staten Island businesses about OATH and the hearing process for City-issued summonses and notices.

On Thursday, April 14, 2016, OATH will lead a CLE course in conjunction with New York Law School’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Skills Program. The panel, which will include the EEO Officers from the City’s Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS), Human Resources Administration (HRA), the New York Police Department (NYPD) and the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will discuss workplace conflict in NYC Agencies and the conflict resolution services that are available to City employees through OATH’s Center for Creative Conflict Resolution (CCCR). View the flyer (in PDF) to register for this free event.

On October 27, 2015, OATH will partner with Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams to host an event for small businesses who are interested in learning about how to respond to Notices and Summonses that they may receive from City enforcement agencies.
View the event flyer  (in PDF)

Mayor Bill de Blasio Signs Intro 456-A as Part of the City’s Outreach and Accessibility Efforts for Small Businesses (in PDF)
Read the Legislation  (in PDF)

De Blasio Administration Announces 'Small Business First' To Reduce Regulatory Burden On City's Small Businesses (in PDF)
Read the Report  (in PDF

OATH Launches Multilingual Interactive Customer Service Telephone System  (in PDF) (Spanish) (Chinese) (Russian)

OATH Releases 2013 Annual Report (in PDF)

OATH Finalizes Expansion of Health Tribunal to All Five Boroughs
(in PDF)

OATH Launches New User-Friendly Agency Website (in PDF)

Download OATH's 2012 Annual Report (in PDF)

OATH Opens Health Tribunal Office in Queens (in PDF)

OATH Opens Health Tribunal Office in the Bronx (in PDF)

OATH Announces Online Hearings At Health Tribunal (in PDF)

OATH Releases 2011 Annual Report (in PDF)

OATH Opens Heath Tribunal Office on Staten Island (in PDF)

OATH Takes Over Management of Health and Taxi Tribunals

Link to Press Release (in PDF)
Link to Report (in PDF)
Link to Executive Order (in PDF)

Go to the Newsroom for OATH’s Environmental Control Board  


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