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Law would order domestic violence training for stylists from Chicago Tribune, 10/26/2015

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

img-icon-newsHair salon employees across Illinois would become a new front line in identifying victims of domestic violence and educating them about their options under legislation proposed by state Rep. Fran Hurley, D-Chicago, and backed by Chicago Ald. Matt O’Shea.


It would require one hour of training for nail technicians, cosmetologists and hairdressers who must renew their licenses every two years. The training would be a one-time event and would become part of the program required for renewing a license, not an additional component, according to those backing the bill.

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