Hair and Beauty Focus Week – The fight to protect hairdressers’ health: the inside story

Monday 9 July 2018

As part of Hair and Beauty Focus Week, our first article is on the fight to protect hairdressers’ health. Eighty percent of workers in the sector are women, and for over ten years, a standard agreement on Occupational Health and Safety has been continuously rebutted by the EU institutions. This is a first for the employer and employee associations who have signed off on the deal. Is this EU political game-playing or gender discrimination at its most outrageous?