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  1. Hundreds of Volunteers, Armed With Fliers, Tell Nail Salon Workers of Their RightsFri, 22 May 2015 00:00:00 -0400
    City officials said they visited over the course of the day more than 1,000 shops in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan and Queens as part of an ambitious outreach campaign. More...
  2. Digital Skills: D.I.Y. Manicures and PedicuresThu, 21 May 2015 00:00:00 -0400
    How to master the care of your fingers and toes from the comfort of home, without grappling with guilt. More...
  3. When It Comes to Wage Abuses, It’s Not Just the Nail SalonsWed, 20 May 2015 00:00:00 -0400
    Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s recent moves to address labor abuses in the nail salon industry are a respectable start, but the trail of abuse also runs deep in the construction and restaurant worlds. More...
  4. Cuomo to Offer New Measures to Improve Conditions in the Nail Salon IndustryMon, 18 May 2015 00:00:00 -0400
    The legislation would subject salons in New York to some of the strictest health regulations in the country and give regulators greater authority to punish those that mistreat workers. More...
  5. The Body Beautiful: The Classical Ideal in Ancient Greek ArtMon, 18 May 2015 00:00:00 -0400
    The exhibition “Defining Beauty: The Body in Ancient Greek Art” shows that the body in movement, both realistic and transcendent, was at the center of Greek art and thought. More...
  6. Abuses at Nail SalonsSun, 17 May 2015 00:00:00 -0400
    Readers discuss the wage violations and health hazards for those who give manicures. More...
  7. De Blasio Says New York Will Investigate Nail Industry PracticesSat, 16 May 2015 00:00:00 -0400
    Voicing outrage at the “deplorable conditions” for nail salon workers, Mayor Bill de Blasio vowed to take action, though the city’s powers to regulate the industry are limited. More...
  8. At Nail Salons, Questioning a Beauty RiteThu, 14 May 2015 00:00:00 -0400
    Learning about health and labor problems at nail salons has many women wondering what to do now. More...
  9. Readers Ask About the Exploitation of Nail Salon WorkersTue, 12 May 2015 00:00:00 -0400
    Sarah Maslin Nir, a reporter on the metropolitan desk, discussed her two-part investigative series on the nail-salon industry in the New York region. More...
  10. Justice for Nail Salon WorkersTue, 12 May 2015 00:00:00 -0400
    Cultivating justice in the world of low-wage immigrant labor is going to take serious effort at all levels of government. More...
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