Trade Secrets: A Legal Perspective

John R. Bauer, Guest Contributor When a stylist leaves a salon to work for another salon or to open her own, is she permitted to take the salon’s client list? Client contact information? Client preferences? Or are these “trade secrets” that belong to the salon?…

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Salon Dynamics: Building a Successful Team

Laura Armenta, PBA Communications Coordinator As a salon owner, you’ve invested your time, hard-earned money, and expertise into your business. You’re ready to take the next step and hire your very own team, but where do you start? Taking the time to find the right…

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Beauty Industry Defined as Major Stakeholder as California Implements Regulation to Reduce Dangerous Chemicals

By Myra Irizarry, PBA Director of Government Affairs California’s Safer Consumer Products (SCP) Regulations took effect in October, 2013, and are set to be phased in over the next several years to coordinate with various requirements. The new regulations, originally signed into law in 2008…

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FICA Tip Tax Fairness Legislation Faces Major Obstacles in New Tax Reform Package

By Myra Irizarry, PBA Director of Government Affairs Fair and equitable legislation is an essential component behind the success and prosperity of the professional beauty industry and each and every business. The Professional Beauty Association’s (PBA) government affairs program introduces, tracks, and responds to legislation…

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Going Green: Eco-Friendly Salons Revolutionize the Industry

by Laura Armenta, PBA Communications Coordinator In recent years, environmental awareness has been raised. The idea of seeking eco-friendly products has skyrocketed into mainstream culture, and it’s no exception for the beauty industry. More consumers are seeking to purchase beauty products free of harsh chemicals,…

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