Salem cautions Glamour Salon for reopening against COVID-19 order, cites lease violation

City of Salem officials sent a letter to Lindsey Graham, owner of Glamour Salon downtown, warning she’s in violation of her building lease agreement by reopening against Gov. Kate Brown’s COVID-19 executive orders.

The salon, located at 195 Liberty St. SE, reopened for business Tuesday morning. About 40 protesters showed up to voice their support for Graham, with some returning Wednesday.

Graham, as well as the independently contracted stylists who work there and their patrons, could face significant fines from the Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division, or OSHA. But Graham argues it’s her “right to provide for her family.”

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Published by Natalie Pate

Natalie Pate is a freelance journalist and author based in Salem, Oregon. She wrote about education for more than seven years at the Statesman Journal and now covers education and other topics throughout the Pacific Northwest. She is originally from Colorado and earned her B.A. in Politics and French from Willamette University.

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