New protections went into effect in nail salons throughout New York on Tuesday.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill this summer requiring nail salon owners to buy wage bonds, a kind of insurance policy that guarantees workers get paid for their service. Specifically, an administration spokesman said the bonds would help in cases where workers have sued their bosses for wage theft, but owners argue they don't have the funds to pay them.

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