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 Host Webinar on Summer HR and Safety

Fri May 5, 2017

148700543448595.jpgFairfax, Virginia - Join Peter Zaidel, KPA Director of Environmental Health and Safety Product, and Kathryn Carlson, KPA vice president of HR Management Products Wednesday, May 10 at 12 p.m. EDT for an informational webinar on managing schedules for summer vacations, paying seasonal workers, implementing dress codes for hot weather and preventing heat illness for outdoor workers.

Are you ready? Get a jump on your summer time HR and Safety responsibilities before Memorial Day by attending the ‘Summertime in the Workplace’ webinar. Practical guidance and effective tools will be provided so that summertime is safe and productive for your business.

Peter Zaidel manages KPA’s EHS product line including new onsite services and myKPAonline development. He monitors EPA, DOT and OSHA regulation changes and heads up KPA’s training content development. Zaidel holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Resource Management and Environmental Engineering from Penn State University.

Kathryn Carlson has more than 25 years of human resource management experience and is a certified HR professional. For the past 13 years, she has focused on developing HR software and programs to improve efficiency, reduce risk and ensure compliance for companies ranging from small businesses to international corporations.

Dealer 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.