Tag - Eric Adams

Community Op-Ed: Delivering Fair Pay to New York City’s Delivery Workers


By Eric Adams, Mayor - NYC Since day one, our administration has had a clear mission, to protect public safety, rebuild our economy, and make our city more livable for hard-working New Yorkers. Every day, we are delivering on that vision. We’ve recovered all the private-sector jobs lost during the pandemic, one year ahead of schedule;...

Mayor Adams launches Workforce Development Council to unlock new job opportunities for New Yorkers


NEW YORK: New York City Mayor Eric Adams today announced the launch of the New York City Workforce Development Council, a group of leaders from the business community, educational institutions, unions, and training providers who will help develop and sustain strategies that will aid New Yorkers in finding family-sustaining careers and help employers tap the...

Mayor Adams launches five-borough multifaith tour to discuss issues facing their communities


NEW YORK: New York City Mayor Eric Adams on April 3, 2024 announced the city’s first “Five-Borough Multifaith Tour,” a series of conversations with clergy and faith leaders from across New York City to hear directly from them and discuss solutions to the serious issues facing their communities. The tour will begin today with...

Minimum hourly pay rate of NYC app-based restaurant delivery workers raised to $19.56


New York City Mayor Eric Adams and New York City Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP) Commissioner Vilda Vera Mayuga on April 1, 2024, announced that, effective immediately, the city’s minimum pay rate for app-based restaurant delivery workers is increasing to at least $19.56 per hour before tips. The $19.56 rate reflects the...

Community Op-Ed: Jobs NYC: Connecting More New Yorkers to Good-Paying Jobs


Since day one, this administration has had a clear mission: protect public safety, rebuild our economy, and make our city more livable for everyday New Yorkers. Every day, we are delivering on that vision. We have recovered all of the private-sector jobs lost during the pandemic, one year ahead of schedule; overall crime is...

Over 5000 people in shelters accessed telehealth through NYC Health+Hospitals’ Virtual ExpressCare


New York, NY – April 1, 2024: NYC Health + Hospitals and the NYC Department of Social Services announced that since January 2023, over 5,000 people in shelter accessed telehealth services through the Virtual ExpressCare platform. Virtual ExpressCare offers round-the-clock access to healthcare, 365 days a year, making it easy for patients to access...

Adams Administration unveils plans to create thousands of affordable homes to address housing crisis


New York City Mayor Eric Adams on March 28, 2024 unveiled a new initiative as part of his administration’s historic “City of Yes for Housing Opportunity” proposal that will create tens of thousands of affordable homes in areas of the city that many working-class New Yorkers are unable to afford. An outdated restriction on...

Mayor Adams launches multi-pronged effort to connect more New Yorkers to jobs and training


New York City Mayor Eric Adams announced “Jobs NYC,” a new multi-pronged citywide effort to reduce barriers to economic opportunities and deliver workforce development services directly to communities across the five boroughs that are experiencing high unemployment. The collaborative effort will focus on three core pillars: 1) revamping the administration’s “hiring halls” to bring...

Community Op-Ed: Yes to Housing in God’s Backyard


By Eric Adams, Mayor - NYC When we came into office, we had a clear mission: protect public safety, rebuild our economy as quickly as possible, and make our city more livable for everyday New Yorkers. The key to livability is affordable housing. It is the bedrock on which New Yorkers can build a family,...