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PBA Call to Action: Fight Legislation, Deregulation in Illinois, Michigan, and Rhode Island

PBA urges action as Illinois and Michigan want to deregulate barbering licensing, and Rhode Island aims to drastically reduce cosmetology licensing hours.

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Salon Labor and Wage Laws Focus of PBA Symposium

Beauty experts took a deep dive into compliance for owners. The event was sold-out.

Tennessee Lawmakers Move to Make Licensing Unnecessary

A set of companion bills would allow any person to practice cosmetology without a license as long as the provider enters into a written contract with the client.

ALERT: New 2020 Law Requires CA Booth Renters to Meet These Requirements

While this law doesn’t apply outside of California, it could become a model for other states.  Salons utilizing renters will have to run a much tighter ship and booth renters will need to show specific ways in which they are independent from the salon owner.

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.

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.