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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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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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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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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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AACS Sues US Department of Education on GE

Message from AACS President, Frank Trieu Earlier today, AACS filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Education in Washington, DC. The lawsuit seeks to prevent the Department from enforcing the Gainful Employment rule against our member schools. The position of the lawsuit is that the rule treats our schools …

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U.S. Industry Licensing Update

For the past several years, ISBN, represented by Gordon Logan, has worked with our industry partners to study industry licensing and make recommendations. The Coalition recently issued its recommendations, which are designed to protect professional licenses and bring consistency to our industry across the entire country. Learn what they’re proposing …

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Gordon Logan Talks About a United Industry

In the January issue of Beauty Industry Report, Gordon Logan, ISBN’s immediate past president, sounds off on why the beauty industry must work together to uphold national standards and prevent de-regulation. Status quo won’t work for us any more Our industry has been regulated by the individual states for decades, …

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