June 1, 1998
May 1, 1998
November 1, 1997
Reacting to numerous complaints from state salon owners, the Ohio State Board of Cosmetology added a series of rules regarding the use of products containing methyl methacrylate (MMA).
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.
September 1, 1997
ICMAD encourages consistency with federal legislation, not at individual state levels.
July 1, 1997
Two schools have been revealed as “diploma mills,” selling certification of school hours. More than 2,000 licensees are suspected of holding fraudulent licenses.
June 1, 1997
The bill was sponsored by Sen. Jim D. Thompson, Sen. Alan Aker, Rep. Kay S. Jorgensen, Rep. Steve Cutler, Rep. Michael DeMersseman, Rep. Roger W. Hunt, and Rep. Robert A. Roe.
May 1, 1997
Last year, the DCA indicated, among other proposals, that it might lower educational requirements for cosmetologists.
April 1, 1997
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.
January 1, 1997
November 1, 1996
What started in 1992 as an offshoot of NAILS Magazine to organize professional nail technicians and be a vehicle to provide low-cost insurance, is now a trade organization to be reckoned with.
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