September 1, 1999
With Alaska, Connecticut, and Nebraska well on their way to licensing nail technicians, the Final Four is quickly coming down to the Very Last One.
Keywords: state licensing
July 1, 1999
Of the four states still left without any kind of licensing regulations (Alaska, Connecticut, Nebraska, and Utah) regarding nail technicians, the first two are well on their way to making a change for the better.
Keywords: legislation licensing state licensing
November 1, 1998
Behind the bureaucracies of the state boards are your peers — working cosmetologists and nail technicians charged with protecting your — and their — customers' health and safety.
Keywords: licensing state boards
October 1, 1998
A proposed city ordinance that would have required nail salons in Rolling Meadows, IL., to have their ventilation systems reviewed by a certified contractor or environmental engineering firm has been temporarily forestalled.
October 1, 1998
Licensed nail technicians and nails-only schools and their students were notified by letter in mid-April that the Alabama Board of Cosmetology was reviewing the provisions and authorization of Alabama’s managing manicurist, manicure instructor, manicure salon, and manicure school licenses.
Keywords: licensing state boards state licensing
August 1, 1998
"Lose the nails or lose your job,” is what some companies tell their employees. Is it a justifiable restriction or are these companies staging nail witch-hunt?
Keywords: professional image sanitation special needs clients
November 1, 1997
A recent government study recommended that Title IV funding be cut for cosmetology and other proprietary schools because there was a “surprise of trained workers” in those fields.
October 1, 1997
It took five years and more than $100,000, but Nails Now! Owner Ira Bloom finally prevailed in his quest for the IRS to recognize his nail technicians as independent contractors.
Keywords: booth rental independent contractors IRS lawsuits
February 1, 1997
The Food and Drug Administration has re-affirmed its stand against the use of methyl methacrylate (MMA) in nail products. All nail technicians should not hesitate to report MMA usage to the proper authorities.