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PBA Has Joined “Rock the Vote” and We Want You!

Everyday life involves decisions. Every decision is influenced by family, friends, the workplace, and probably, most importantly, by pop culture. How important is your decision? When do you speak your mind? If you consider yourself a free-thinking, decision-making person that matters – then you should…

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US Department of Labor continues to cite beauty salons and manufacturers for formaldehyde exposure from hair smoothing products

OSHA urges salon owners to implement protective measures WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration is continuing its efforts to protect workers from the dangers of formaldehyde exposure. In November, OSHA issued citations and fines to two salons for failing…

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Sports Clips Donates $10,000 to PBA Issue Advocacy Fund

Reprinted from American Salon Blog, October 25, 2011 Sports Clips Haircuts Founder and CEO Gordon Logan kicked-off the 2011 Professional Beauty Association (PBA) meeting in September in Las Vegas with a $10,000 matching gift to benefit the association’s Advocacy Fund. The PBA is the largest…

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Do You Know the Cost of Dishonesty in Our Industry?

More than a dozen PBA members and executives from beauty companies across the U.S. joined forces on Capitol Hill Thursday, October 13, for the 2011 PBA Lobby Day. The team split up into multiple groups for a full day of non-stop meetings with members of…

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Senator Snowe, Champion of FICA Tip Tax Credit, Meets with PBA Member Tiffany Conway

The following was released from U.S. Senator Olympia Snowe’s Press Office 5/25/2011. Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Olympia J. Snowe (R-Maine) today welcomed Tiffany Conway, owner of CoCo Cheveux Salon in South Portland, to the nation’s capitol to discuss key tax priorities affecting her business. To address…

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PBA Salon/Spa Member Making A Mark On Capitol Hill

PBA Salon/Spa member Patricia Owen  has gone from savvy salon owner to member of her local Chamber of Commerce to earning a seat on the Board of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. An active advocate of the PBA-endorsed FICA Tip Tax legislation, Patricia is an…

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Election 2010…Oh What a Night!

Changes in Congress were to be expected but no one could have predicted the extent of the massive changes that shook the U.S. Tuesday. The 2010 elections resulted in the Republican Party gaining power in the House, winning nearly 60 seats earning a spot in history. Current House Republican Leader John…

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It’s Time to VOTE!

Tuesday, November 2 is right around the corner, and in just a few days you will have your chance to cast your vote on election day. Don’t know what to do, or where to go? No problem, here are a few resources to help you…

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