With the explosion of personal services industries, many states are seeking to enact new professional licensing and regulation in many industries.

From healthcare to eyebrow threading to personal training, states are considering who can practice and what type of training is necessary.  Porter Wright’s Brodie Butland, B.Sc., Starting Strength coach shares his recent Starting Strength article “Government licensure for personal trainers: A solution in search of a problem.” Tune in for a podcast with Brodie and me later this week for a deeper dive into these murky waters…

For more coverage on this decision, check out these articles:

LegalZoom kicks off antitrust battle against state bar associations
Supreme Court to states – actively supervise your regulating boards or else – listen to the podcast
Additional insight into antitrust concerns over state licensing
How a smile might change the fortune of state licensing