June 1, 1996
July 1, 1995
Electric files have allowed a generation of nail technicians to cut their service time drastically, yet critics view them as a health menace to both client and nail technician. Here’s the latest buzz on the controversy from a legal point of view.
May 1, 1995
Ideas on how to protect and support the nail technicians.
April 1, 1995
August 1, 1994
June 1, 1994
If a state legislation that was introduced in February passes, nail technician students in Tennessee will have to complete 600 hours of education, instead of the currently required 300 hours.
May 1, 1994
Currently, the law allows nail technicians in New Jersey to own their own salon but not to manage it. To own a shop, a nail technician has to hire a beautician or hairstylist with three years of experience to act as manager.
December 1, 1993
Texas wants tougher sanitation rules and Missouri wants a separate license for estheticians.
October 1, 1993
Licensing laws for nail technicians have passed in both states, but rules and regulations have yet to be finalized.
July 1, 1993
A Nevada assemblyman has introduced a bill to the state legislature to eliminate all requirements necessary to obtain a beauty license---except the ability to pass the written and practical examinations.
June 1, 1993
If Arizona’s and Wisconsin’s recent actions are a harbinger of the future, state boards of cosmetology will be beefing up their implement disinfection regulations to reduce the risk of transmission of bloodborne pathogens.
March 1, 1993
Why are New Jersey officials afraid that public health would be endangered if a licensed nail technician ran her own shop, but don’t seem to be bothered if a licensed hairdresser, with no experience doing nails, runs a nail shop?
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