A proposed federal rule seeks to raise the annual salary threshold for employees who are exempt from overtime pay due to administrative, executive, professional, and outside sales professional exemptions pursuant to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). What does this proposed rule mean for dealers?
With DOL’s proposed “white collar” overtime exemption designation, our partners at SESCO Management Consultants outline the steps dealers should – and should not – take to prepare for the final ruling.
Don Hall discusses the importance of the upcoming November elections and highlights a few of those dealers who have already stepped up to support pro-business, pro-dealer candidates.
The VADA team attended NADA’s annual Washington Conference, learning about the federal issues that could impact Virginia’s franchised auto dealers. Find them all here, complete with detailed issue papers.
Six of Virginia’s leading auto dealers were named to Virginia Business magazine’s Virginia 500 Power List for 2023. See them here.
VADA partner Armatus Dealer Uplift’s new S.W.A.T. can help dealers improve their customer-pay parts and labor rates, which in turn translates into higher warranty rates. Here’s more.
Your ability to accurately assess and offer trade-in prices for customers’ vehicles will significantly impact your business’s growth by helping you to foster trust, boost customer satisfaction, and ultimately break free from the packIncorporate these 5 tactics from our partners at ACV Auctions.
For years, dealers have dealt with recalls. It is critical that your dealership understands what is needed of it and to take the best precautions for it and its customers when it comes to recalls.
Pregnancy Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) which went into effect on June 27, 2023, requires reasonable accommodations during pregnancy and after unless the accommodation will cause an undue hardship on your business.
VADA announces a new partnership to bring ultrafast, battery-integrated EV charging stations to Virginia’s auto dealers while minimizing impact to the electrical grid.
As OSHA has intensified its focus on heat stress prevention at dealerships, VADA partner ComplyAuto Safety can be your ally in achieving compliance and safeguarding your workforce against scrutiny.
July 31, 2023 By Barrie Charapp Beaty Regardless of which state your company is formed, it may be, and is often the case, that it is also registered to do business in other states as a foreign
Fresh off his first 100 days in the role, new Virginia DMV Commissioner Gerald Lackey, Ph.D. sits down with VADA for a wide-ranging interview. Meet him in our High Octane podcast.
EVs face major hurdles to mass adoption. Last week, the NADA sent a letter to the EPA outlining the need for regulations and moves to ensure affordability, charging infrastructure, utility capacity, battery manufacturing resources, and model availability.
After last week’s primary, we have our first look at how the state’s auto dealers may fare come November.