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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 Hosting Webinar on Ethical Challenges

Mon Sep 18, 2017

145072686053695.jpgFairfax, Va. - Doesn’t it seem like every other day stories about employees behaving badly show up in your newsfeed? Perhaps they didn’t know better, or maybe the company culture doesn’t support good ethics? Either way, there are steps every employer can take to reduce liability and encourage better behavior in the workplace. During this webinar, there will be a Q&A session on interesting ethical challenges.

Attendees will learn:

• Why ethics in the workplace matter
• The critical role of management
• How to train employees on ethical decision making

Join Kathryn Carlson and Christina Johnston Thursday, Sept. 21 at 12 p.m. EDT for this essential webinar.

Kathryn Carlson is the Vice President of HR Management Products at KPA. She 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 that improves efficiency, reduces risk and ensures compliance for companies ranging from small businesses to international corporations.

Christina Johnson, SHRM – SCP, MS-HR, is KPA’s Lead Human Resources Consultant. She has more than 20 years of HR management, benefits management and consulting experience. System implementations, new vendor implementation, process improvement and benefit plans are her specialties. Basically, Christina is an HR guru who helps clients master challenging HR processes.

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.