Category Archives: Industry News

Spotted Lanternfly (SLF) online permit training and exam

Do I Need a Permit? Spotted Lanternfly permits are required for Businesses and Organizations if you are moving within or from the quarantine zone in the course of your work. Click here for more information on permit compliance Spotted Lanternfly (SLF) online permit training and exam The most responsible people

Tax Reform Summary Report

Northeast Equipment Dealers Association and other associations are providing this summary of the tax reform legislation and the amendment they secured for equipment dealers.  Just announced, Congress passed the unified version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The bill speedily made its way through both chambers with limited amendments.

Ag Gets Temporary Waiver from ELD Requirements

Ag Gets Temporary Waiver from ELD Requirements The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has announced it is granting a 90-day waiver from the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) rule that was set to go into effect December 17, 2017. The reason for the 90-day waiver is to give the agency

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

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