FBICGovernment Relations

Future of the Beauty Industry Coalition Update

Rhoda Olsen, Vice Chair of Great Clips and the Chair of the ISBN Government Relations Committee, hosted a webinar update for the ISBN Network outlining the FBIC initiatives and the activity regarding licensing. Watch the video recap and access the slide deck here and share with your colleagues. For more …

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ISBN Spreads FICA Tip Tax Fairness Message on Capitol Hill

ISBN is working hard to help members—and all salon business owners—earn a long overdue tax credit. Board member Frank Zona, co-owner of Boston-area Zona Salons, and member Phil Horvath, President and COO of Hair Cuttery, were part of a salon industry coalition that met with congresspeople and their staffs in …

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ISBN at Intercoiffure

Wherever serious salon business conversations are happening, ISBN members add the multi-unit perspective to the dialogue. ISBN President Scott Missad, president and CEO of Gene Juarez Salons and Spas in Seattle, recently spoke at the Intercoiffure America/Canada Fall Atelier in New York City. He used part of his time on …

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Employee ManagementLabor & Wage

Managing a Multi-Generational Workplace

This workshop at the 2019 ISBN Annual Conference was presented by Bob Roginson and Iggy Garcia of Ogletree Deakins, a leading labor and wage firm with expertise and locations across the United States.

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Texas Common Sense Cosmetology Reform

TEXAS HB 2847 by Goldman/Hancock The Future of the Beauty Industry Coalition and a Texas coalition of industry leaders are pleased with their recent success in Texas. In the closing hours of Texas’ 2019 legislative session, both the House and the Senate adopted a conference report to HB 2847 that …

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Labor & Wage

Compensation Challenges in 2019

This workshop at the 2019 ISBN Annual Conference was presented by Bob Roginson and Iggy Garcia of Ogletree Deakins, a leading labor and wage firm with expertise and locations across the United States.

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Ruling in AACS v. Department of Education

Many of you were closely monitoring the case filed in February of this year against the Department of Education by the American Association of Cosmetology Schools (AACS) regarding Gainful Employment legislation. Announced today is a ruling where the judge ruled in favor of AACS on the case. Read on for …

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DOL Withdraws Independent Contractor and Joint Employment Guidance

Originally seen on Ogletree Deakins, an ISBN Partner. On June 7, 2017, Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta announced that the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has withdrawn two informal guidance documents on independent contractor misclassification and joint employment, both issued during the Obama administration. The DOL issued guidance in 2015 that …

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Ohio Update: House Bill 189 and Senate Bill 129

The Ohio General Assembly has introduced companion bills to reform Ohio’s cosmetology laws comprehensively. The House bill is HB 189 and the Senate bill is SB 129. Both pick up from changes enacted in SB 213 from the 131st General Assembly. “Our bill seeks to make Ohio’s cosmetology laws the …

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Beauty Industry Leaders Form Coalition to Reform Industry Standards and Protect Consumers Against Dangerous Deregulation Measures

Major Announcement: New coalition moves to radically reform the beauty industry from within to streamline job entry and create one national standard of 1,000-hours for cosmetology licensure Leaders in the professional beauty industry announced today the official launch of The Future of the Beauty Industry Coalition (FBIC) to advocate for …

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