WMDA/CAR represents independent business professionals of service stations, repair facilities, convenience stores, and other automotive industry related businesses.
Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor has proposed a rule change on the way you pay salary for supervisors, managers, professional and contract employees. More than double the minimum salary allowed and changing classification of many. This proposal would hurt all our members but would be especially hard on multi-location owners who depend on managers and supervisors. Click here to read our response and written comments.
SAVE THE DATE for the 2016 WMDA/CAR Annual Convention and Mega Trade Show!
The dates for the WMDA/CAR 43rd Annual Convention and Mega Trade Show will be September 8th - 10th, 2016. As for our host hotel, we will be back at the Clarion! This includes all of the WMDA/CAR sponsored events that were previously held at the Clarion (Hospitality Suites and Awards Breakfast).
Make sure you mark your calendars!!
Thank You To Our 2015 WMDA/CAR Convention and Mega Show Sponsors!
American Tire Distributors
Congratulations to New WMDA/CAR President, Riaz Ahmad!
WMDA/CAR would also like to thank our Past-President, Rick Agoris, for four years of dedicated service to our association!
Past-President Rick Agoris passes the gavel to new President Riaz Ahmad
ATTENTION: AAA Mid-Atlantic Approved Repair Facilities
WMDA/CAR wants you to know about the changes in the AAA program. Please click here to find out more...
WMDA/CAR Announces More ECAT Seminars!
WMDA/CAR will have Gary Smith present different seminars, and each seminar will be held at different locations, to make it easier for you and/or your tech to attend.
October - Advanced Lab Scope Diagnostics and Pressure Transducer Testing
For More Information on these Seminars or to Register, Click Here
2015 WMDA/CAR Training Day Educational Partners
We would like to give a special thank you to all of our Educational Partners for the 2015 Training Day that was held on February 28, 2015.
Below is a list of all of the 2015 Educational Partners:
A shout out to Snap-On and Cintas for providing their tech truck and shoe truck, and to Parts Authority for bringing their instructor for the brake class. And a very big thank you to CCBC Catonsville for providing the building.
It's That Time of Year Again!
2015 WMDA/CAR dues billings are being generated via email thanks to our new website/database. Most of you should have received a reminder letting you know that your WMDA/CAR membership is set to expire. There will still be a paper copy mailed to each member as well.
In addition to the automated dues billing, you will also receive one paper invoice via regular mail soon.
You can renew your 2015 WMDA membership by clicking here.
You can renew your 2015 CAR membership by clicking here.
If you have any questions about your dues bill, please contact Amy Gailey at 301-390-0900 ext 113.