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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 KPA Will Present Webinar on Paid Time Off

Mon Apr 24, 2017

Fairfax, Virginia - PTO can be a panacea to offering a great benefit that reduces the administrative burden for managers, or it can create a variety of problems for employers if not implemented and managed correctly. Join Kathryn Carlson, KPA vice president of Human Resources, Thursday, April 27 from 12 - 1 p.m. EDT, to learn about:

• Rules related to PTO including how to offer PTO in states where sick leave is mandatory
• Wage and hours issues
• Managing leave interactions including FMLA and Workers Compensation
• Best practices when moving from vacation and sick leave to PTO

This webinar will be presented by Carlson, who has more than 25 years of experience in human resource management. For the past 13 years she has focused on developing HR software and programs to improve efficiency, reduce risk and ensure compliance.

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

RVDA, the National RV Dealers Association, is the national association representing RV retailers. The association's members include RV dealers, RV rental operators and RV aftermarket sales and service locations. For more information, visit www.rvda.org.

KPA is an RVDA endorsed provider of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) and Human Resource (HR) Management software and consulting services. As an endorsed provider, KPA offers RVDA members a five percent discount on endorsed products and services purchased by RVDA members. KPA provides business services for more than 6,000 automotive, truck, RV and equipment dealerships and service companies. To learn more, visit www.kpaonline.com, or call 866-356-1735.

For more information about the RV Learning Center, go to www.rvlearningcenter.com. The RV Learning Center is a tax exempt organization as described in section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Contributions may be tax deductible as charitable donations.