Information for Nail Salon Consumers

Top 5 Things to Ask When Entering Nail Salons

  1. Are workers paid at least the minimum wage and overtime?
  2. Is appropriate protective equipment (respirator mask, gloves, eye protection) provided to workers and used?
  3. Is there adequate ventilation (no strong chemical odors)?
  4. Is the salon business license posted in plain view?
  5. Is the Nail Salon Workers' Bill of Rights posted in plain view?

If you have any concerns, please call the Nail Salon Industry Task Force Hotline: (888) 469-7365 or fill out this form on the Department of Labor's website.

Press Releases

Governor Cuomo Announces Wage Bond Requirements For Nail Salon Owners and Availability of New Nail Specialty Trainee

Governor Cuomo Announces Statewide Task Force to Combat Worker Exploitation and Abuse Throughout New York State/ Governor Signs Legislation to Protect and Support Nail Salon Workers

Governor Cuomo Launches Consumer Awareness Campaign to Further Protect Nail Salon Workers

Governor Cuomo Introduces Legislation and Comprehensive Plan to Protect Nail Salon Workers and Educate Employers

Governor Cuomo Announces Multi-Agency Enforcement Task Force to Tackle Abuse in the Nail Salon Industry