The Luxury Lie: Famous Salons with Infamous Practices

Released Monday, 27th July 2020
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With branded products, trendy furnishings, and aspirational marketing, luxury salons occupy an enviable position in the beauty industry. But from the perspective of actual service providers, abusive behavior from salon owners, managers and clients makes their position not just unpleasant, but unacceptable. Editorial manicurist Gracie J describes her experiences dealing with discrimination and exploitation while working in famous NYC salons.


Gracie J's Website: The Editorial Nail
Instagram: @theeditorialnail
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Department of Labor (DOL) - Nail Salon Workers Wage and Hour Rights

US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission  (EEOC) - How to File a Charge of Employment Discrimination
NYS Department of Labor - How to File a Discrimination Claim

Internal Revenue Service (IRS) - Employment Tax Enforcement

New York Times (5/7/15) - The Price of Nice Nails
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