October 5, 2016
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Any New York salon licensed after October 3, 2016 must have a mechanical exhaust system with air exchange and that vents to the outside.
May 10, 2016
Governor Cuomo announces at least $2 million will be paid to nail techs for failure to pay earned wages and worker violations.
March 2, 2016
Labor investigators visit 395 salons, investigate 230 of them, and issue violations to all but 12. Violations range from paying workers nothing to underpayment and failure to keep payroll records.
October 9, 2015
October 6, 2015 was the deadline for all New York nail salon owners to acquire wage bonds. Some, but not all, have complied.
August 20, 2015
Nail salons in New York are bracing for a new law that will require all salons to be bonded by October 6, 2015. Meanwhile, state board inspectors in Connecticut conducted a blitz of inspections this month, resulting in a significant number of closures for noncompliance.
July 17, 2015
Why it’s important — and conscientious — for everyone in the nail business to know their state legislation and employee labor laws.
July 10, 2015
The NYT story on exploited nail techs got the industry talking about how to enforce fair wages. Is new legislation the answer or should we just be better at following laws already on the books?
May 13, 2015
We will continue to update this page with statistics and important health and safety resources for nail salon owners, nail technicians, and consumers.
May 12, 2015
NAILS Magazine and VietSALON Magazine applaud the New York Times exposé of the appalling exploitation of nail salon workers in certain communities and urge increased consumer awareness and enforcement efforts.
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