RVIA Economic Impact Study

The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association commissioned an Economic Impact Study on the RV industry, released on June 7, 2016. The study found that the RV industry contributes about $49.7 billion in economic output or 0.28 percent of the Gross Domestic Product. Through its production and distribution linkages, the industry impacts firms in 426 of the 440 sectors of the United States economy.

Nationwide, the industry is responsible for 216,170 jobs, both directly and inderectly, creating an economic impact of $37.5 billion. The full study results, along with each individual state and congressional district's economic impact is available on the website by clicking here .

RVDA and Mike Molino RV Learning Center to Host Overtime Rule Webinar

Mon Dec 5, 2016

145072686053695.jpgFairfax, Virginia - Department of Labor overtime rules that were expected to take place Dec. 1 have been delayed. With the results of the recent presidential election and the recent court injunction, many are wondering if and how this will impact the new overtime regulations. Dealers' questions and concerns will be addressed in a free webinar from the experts at KPA offered by the Mike Molino RV Learning Center on Wednesday, Dec. 14, at noon ET. Register on the KPA website.

Kathryn Carlson, Vice President of HR Management Products for KPA, will be the presenter. The educational webinar will cover:

• Overview of the new DOL rules
• Understanding the impact of the injunction to delay the implementation
• Industry specific exemptions and exceptions from overtime
• What tools and resources does KPA offer for clients to comply with the new rule?

Webinars are provided by RVDA’s strategic partner KPA as part of the array of educational offerings available through the RV Learning Center. If you have any questions or feedback, contact Allyson Lewis at Alewis@kpaonline.com, 866-356-1735 or Karin Van Duyse at the RV Learning Center at kvanduyse@rvda.org or 703-591-7130.