Interior official discusses challenges, solutions

(April 20, 2012) -- Asked about encouraging risk taking and creativity within the agencies, Jacobson noted the need for innovation and declared that “there is plenty of room for creativity.”  Parks in particular had a fair amount of discretion, she said, providing room to try innovative ideas.  With challenges regarding administration of fees to the development of national park general management plans, Jacobson said the best way to tackle such challenges is by giving her administration four more years to work on a solution.

Court blocks April 30 labor posting deadline

(April 20, 2012) -- Last year, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) published a new rule that requires most employers to notify employees of their right to organize under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). April 30 was the deadline for employers to post information in conspicuous places to alert employees to this right, but a D.C. court has blocked the rule from taking effect.

Riverside RV passes 3,500 Facebook likes

(April 20, 2012) -- “When a dealer thinks of trailers they think of the big-name manufacturers, said Gerber. "When an end user thinks of trailers they think of floorplan and features Our focus over the past several months has been to reach out to the camping public and present our products in a way that we can bring dealers qualified purchasers who want one of our trailers."

CrossRoads breaks ground on new facility

(April 20, 2012) -- The Indiana Economic Development Corporation offered CrossRoads RV tax credits and training grants based on the company’s job creation plans.  The town of Topeka granted a tax phase-in for the project.  An additional 250 jobs will be created by this expansion of the Cruiser manufacturing facility.

RVIA hires new PR agency

(April 20, 2012) -- Long-time RV industry veteran, Jon Tancredi, announced today he has launched TPR, his new public relations agency, which he said will focus on serving the entire industry, and signing the RV Industry Association as his first client. Tancredi worked as the group director for Barton Gilanelli & Associates, RVIA's official PR agency for more than 20 years until the association terminated its contract with the group last fall.