Gov. Announces Emergency Regulations for Child Care

The NYS Office of Children and Family Services posted a new emergency regulation to improve the safety and accountability of child care programs in New York State. The regulations define the conditions under which the state may revoke or suspend a provider’s licenses and increase penalties for serious violations of child care health and safety standards and expanding enforcement for illegally operating child care programs. To read the regulation and information about it, click on this link:

http://ocfs.ny.gov/main/legal/Regulatory/er/default.asp#daycare-safety.

CSEA/VOICE encouraged participation of our members and OCFS received comments until September 12, 2016.