Category Archives: Industry News

Request for Comments for Dealer Exemption from ELD Rule 

Request for Comments for Dealer Exemption from ELD Rule Earlier this year, EDA and a number of regional equipment dealers’ associations submitted a request to the Federal Department of Transportation (DOT) to have your dealership’s service and delivery vehicles exempted from the new Electronic Loggins Device (ELD) rule. As a

Pennsylvania Announces New Service Tech Apprenticeship Program

Pennsylvania Announces New Service Tech Apprenticeship Program It’s reported that Pennsylvania will face more than 1,000 job openings by 2027 as current service techs retire. The Northeast Equipment Dealers Association is sponsoring the Agriculture Service Technician apprenticeship program, which will take at least one year to complete. Read more –

The Results Are In – 2017 Cost of Doing Business Survey

The Results Are In – 2017 Cost of Doing Business Survey The 2017 Northeast Equipment Dealers Association Cost of Doing Business Survey (CODB) has been compiled. Thanks to the many members who participated in our survey this year, the Report continues to take on new significance in assisting dealers to:

Report Stolen Equipment Online

          Report Stolen Equipment Online Did you know you can report your Stolen Equipment on our Website? Click here to report your Stolen Equipment. Once submitted a report will be sent to NEDA and an alert will go out to dealers and law enforcement all across the

SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT: FACT vs. FICTION on “RIGHT TO REPAIR”

SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT: FACT vs. FICTION on “RIGHT TO REPAIR” U.S. equipment manufacturers and equipment dealers work every day to deliver the safest and most productive, innovative and environmentally friendly machinery to their customers. Manufacturers and dealers make considerable investments in developing cutting-edge technology within machinery and training authorized

Court Preliminarily Halts Overtime Rules

BLOCKED! Court Preliminarily Halts Overtime Rules With Last-Minute Ruling Rules Will Not Take Effect On December 1; Future Thereafter Uncertain On November 22, 2016, District Court Judge Mazzant blocked the U.S. Department of Labor’s (USDOL’s) overtime rule from taking effect on December 1. The fate of the overtime rules is

US Supreme Court Upholds NH’S Dealer Bill

US SUPREME COURT UPHOLDS NH’S DEALER BILL OF RIGHTS  Liverpool, NY– On Monday, October 3, 2016, the United States Supreme Court denied the request filed by a group of manufacturers to review and overturn New Hampshire’s dealer protection law which was passed and signed into law in 2013. The law,

Mandatory Federal Posting Change

MANDATORY FEDERAL POSTING CHANGE Effective August 1, 2016 Effective August 1, 2016, employers must post new Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA) postings. (See below for changes) 2016 has been a year of ever-changing federal and state posting laws. With the recent mandatory federal change

State Dealer Protection Laws: Set the Bar

State Dealer Protection Laws: Set the Bar New Hampshire’s Equipment Dealers, led by the Northeast Equipment Dealers Association (NEDA), have spent over four years fighting for a fair and equitable dealer protection law. We encourage members all across North America to support NEDA and its fight for fair and equitable

2016 Dealer-Manufacturer Relations Survey Released

2016 Dealer-Manufacturer Relations Survey Released In this year’s survey, equipment dealers were asked to rate up to seven manufacturer lines they carry based on 12 criteria related to operations and support. Click here to get the results

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