Aveda Salon School Overcharged Patrons, Suit Says

Law360, Philadelphia (February 26, 2014, 5:15 PM EST) -- A cosmetology school run by salon chain Jean Madeline Inc. in conjunction with Aveda Corp. was hit with a class action in Pennsylvania state court on Tuesday alleging that customers who received services from students were charged above the state maximum for student-provided services.

Plaintiff Sophia Krivy said in the lawsuit that under Pennsylvania law, customers who get cosmetology services from students can only be charged for the cost of materials.

“Defendants employ a uniform policy of charging fees to members of the public for cosmetology...
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