Event Calendar

DCWP participates in many community events to address consumer and worker issues and attends industry events to help businesses understand City laws, including licensing and workplace regulations. Below are some of our key events where a DCWP representative will be available to answer your questions and distribute materials on our key issues such as the Paid Safe and Sick Leave Law, financial empowerment programs, business inspection checklists, and consumer tips.

For Notices of Public Hearings, please visit our Public Hearings and Comments page.

May 24, 2023 | 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Learn How Consumer and Worker Protection Can Help You
The Philippine Consulate General in New York and NYC Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP) are hosting a special presentation for the Filipino community.

  • Learn about worker rights and protections.
  • Learn about consumer rights and protections.
  • Learn about free one-on-one financial counseling at NYC Financial Empowerment Centers.
  • Ask questions!

Join: tinyurl.com/DCWP-NYC
Passcode: 776372

May 25, 2023 | 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

DCWP 101: Free Webinar for NYC Businesses | Learn about Changes to NYC’s Consumer Protection Law
NYC’s Consumer Protection Law forbids deceptive trade practices by businesses that deal in consumer goods or services or collect consumer debts. During this free workshop, representatives from the Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP) will cover important changes to the law that NYC businesses should know. Changes include:

  • Expanded definition of “deceptive trade practice”
  • Expanded document translation requirement for consumer transactions
  • New methods for calculating violations and penalties, and updated penalty amounts
  • New enforcement provisions
  • And more!

Join: tinyurl.com/DCWP-101-ConsumerProtection
Livestream: facebook.com/helloDCWP

May 26, 2023 | 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Civic Engagement Resource Fair
Join the office of Borough President Donovan Richards and representatives from various city agencies and community-based organizations for a civic engagement resource fair. Attendees will be able to access resources, services and materials regarding volunteer opportunities, city programs, community-focused initiatives, ways to get civically involved and much more.
Rockaway YMCA – Gymnasium
207 Beach 73rd Street
Arverne, NY
RSVP to queensbp.org/rsvp.

June 7, 2023 | 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

Queens Business Expo 2023
Hosted by the Queens Chamber of Commerce. RSVP here.
Citi Field
41 Seaver Way
Flushing, New York 11368

July 13, 2023 | 8:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m. 

Difficult Conversations: Addressing Grievances with the Worker in Your Home
Hosted by Hand in Hand: The Domestic Employers Network
At this webinar, you'll learn tips to create a work environment with respectful and open communication with the person you employ at home and opportunities to engage in a mediation program. Register at tinyurl.com/hihnyjuly13