FBIC Updates

FBIC Updates

08.23.2017

FBIC Statement on Recent Press re: Occupational Licensing

For years, leaders in our industry have raised concern about the threat of deregulation, and players outside of our industry are looking to remove occupational licensing altogether. Last week, The Atlantic published a piece taking a look at what they call “the onerous, arbitrary, unaccountable world of occupational licensing.” This article shows the mainstream interest […]

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FBIC Updates

04.20.2017

Steve Sleeper: An Open Letter to the Professional Beauty Industry

Our entire industry is facing a number of challenges. A growing number of governors, state legislators, and libertarian groups want to deregulate our profession, while federal regulators — like the Department of Education — are burdening our industry with impossible regulations. It’s a perfect storm — and one we forecasted. We saw the threat of […]

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FBIC Updates

04.19.2017

Future of the Beauty Industry Coalition Leads In Texas With Occupational Licensing Reform

FBIC Working with State and Federal Leaders on Reform Efforts Austin, Texas – This week, Future of the Beauty Industry Coalition (FIBC) representatives backed both federal and state legislation at events in Austin to ease the licensing regulation burdens facing many hard-working Texans. Gordon Logan, CEO of Sport Clips Haircuts and FBIC Board Member, hosted […]

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FBIC Updates

02.15.2017

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 for cosmetology licensure. February 15, 2017 – Leaders in the professional beauty industry announced today the official launch of The Future of the Beauty Industry Coalition (FBIC) to advocate for reforms that strengthen […]

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