Worker Protection & Workplace Laws

Office of Labor Policy & Standards (OLPS)

Local Law 104 of 2015 established our Office of Labor Policy & Standards (OLPS) to be a leader in recommending new policies and programs that protect New York City workers. We ensure that the rules, regulations, and laws designed to improve working conditions are enforced properly and that workers and businesses know and understand relevant laws, including:

Within our office there is also a Paid Care Division that addresses the growing importance of home care and child care workforces in our communities, the complex legal and policy issues involved, and the needs of care recipients of every age.