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Connecticut Implements Licensing Requirements

In May this year, Connecticut legislators passed H.B. No. 6742, setting in place standards for the inspection of salons and a scope of practice for nail and eyelash technicians as well as estheticians.

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California Employee Classification Law Passes With Exemptions for Booth Rental

After beauty professionals campaigned for nails and skin care to be included, California Assembly Bill 5 was amended to offer exemptions to licensed manicurists and estheticians as well as hairstylists and barbers.

Temeka Jackson Holds Seminar For New Connecticut Laws

Temeka Jackson is known for her celebrity clients and Nail Gossip show, but now she is advocating for new legislature in her home state of Connecticut.

Proposed California Law Fails to Exempt Nail and Skin Care Professionals From Booth Rental Restrictions

Under proposed legislation, only hair service providers would be exempted from new independent contractor guidelines that severely limit booth rental in California.

PBFC Hosts Legislators and Regulators in Sacramento

The Professional Beauty Federation of California's Welcome to Our World (W.O.W.) lobbying event took place at the Capitol Events Center, next door to the Capitol building in Sacramento.

New California Laws Tackle Salon Product Ingredients and Cruelty-Free Cosmetics

A first-of-its-kind law in California requires all ingredients to be disclosed on the labels of professional beauty products. Lawmakers also toughen cruelty-free cosmetics regulations.

Legislative Update: Vermont Reduces Instruction Hours

Vermont reduces instruction hours and Tenessee authorizes mobile work.

Calif. Supreme Court Decision May Affect Booth Rental Salons

A new California Supreme Court decision has strengthened the distinctions between independent contractor and employee, meaning the vast majority of salons will no longer be able to claim independent contractor status for their workers.

Vermont Reduces Nail Tech Instruction Hours

Effective January 1, 2019, Vermont H 684 reduces the hours of instruction required for nail technicians from 400 to 200 hours.

Kentucky Reduces School Hours for Nail License

Kentucky’s governor just signed a bill into law reducing the course of instruction for nail technicians from 600 to 450 hours.