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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 Present Webinar on Dealing with Employee Pay

Thu Oct 5, 2017

145072686053695.jpgFairfax, Va. – Join Alec Beck, a FordHarrison attorney, Thursday, Oct. 12 at 12 p.m. EDT as he delivers insights on how to do the right things with employee pay. Attendees of this webinar learn how to correctly calculate hours worked, the traps associated with making employees salaried, and the perils of reimbursements as compensation.

Beck has more than 20 years of experience advising and representing employers in labor and employment law. He has practiced exclusively in the areas of labor relations, employment law and workers' compensation. Beck also provides ongoing counsel and training for employers regarding human resource management, employee relations strategies and the avoidance of employment-related disputes and liability.

FordHarrison attorneys work with automobile, truck and RV dealerships, multiple dealership companies, metropolitan area and state dealership associations and automotive parts manufacturers across the nation to solve a wide variety of labor and employment law matters, including union representation cases in both fixed operations and sales forces, wage and hour investigations and employment discrimination claims.

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.