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June 1, 2015 EEO Deadlines (Including the Return of Form 397 Mid-Term Filings)

Posted in Broadcast Regulation, Employment
Certain radio and television stations face an upcoming Federal Communications Commission (FCC or Commission) Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) annual reporting deadline on Monday, June 1, 2015: Annual EEO Public File Report Radio and television station employment units (SEUs) located in Arizona, Idaho, Maryland, Michigan, Nevada, New Mexico, Ohio, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Wyoming, and the… Continue Reading

Commissioner O’Rielly Calls Upon the Commission to Modernize its EEO Rules

Posted in Broadcast Regulation, Employment
Hiring for jobs in the media industry has evolved as rapidly as the industry itself.  No longer is the local newspaper the only, or perhaps even the best, way to reach job seekers.  Whether it is a company website, an employment search engine (such as CareerBuilder.com or Monster.com) or a niche site (such as allaccess.com… Continue Reading

February 2, 2015 FCC EEO Deadlines

Posted in Broadcast Regulation, Employment
Certain radio and television stations face an upcoming FCC Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) annual reporting deadline on Monday, February 2, 2015: Annual EEO Public File Report Radio and television station employment units (SEUs) located in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma, New Jersey, and New York with five or more full-time employees must prepare by… Continue Reading

October 1 EEO Deadlines Fast Approaching

Posted in Broadcast Regulation, Employment
A reminder that certain radio and television stations face upcoming FCC EEO reporting deadlines. Annual EEO Public File Report Radio and television station employment units (SEUs) located in the Virgin Islands, Florida, Puerto Rico, Iowa, Missouri, Alaska, Guam, Hawaii, Oregon, Samoa, and Washington with five or more full-time employees must prepare by Wednesday, October 1, 2014… Continue Reading

Reminder: June 2, 2014 EEO Deadlines

Posted in Broadcast Regulation, Employment
Certain radio and television stations face an upcoming Federal Communications Commission (FCC or Commission) Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) annual reporting deadline on Monday, June 2, 2014: Annual EEO Public File Report Radio and television station employment units (SEUs) located in Arizona, Idaho, Maryland, Michigan, Nevada, New Mexico, Ohio, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Wyoming, and the… Continue Reading

Broadcast Non-Competes

Posted in Employment
So, your news anchor or morning drive host is hugely popular in the market, and her employment contract is about to expire.  Your competition would love for her to join its team, and is willing to pay her more.  When re-negotiating her contract you should include a non-compete clause, right?  Maybe not.  A number of… Continue Reading

Reminder – Upcoming February 3rd EEO Deadlines

Posted in Broadcast Regulation, Employment
Annual EEO Public File Reports By Monday, February 3, radio and television station employment units (SEUs) located in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma, New Jersey, and New York with five or more full-time employees must prepare by Monday, February 3, 2014 an annual EEO Public File Report (PFR).  The report must be placed in… Continue Reading

Broadcast Interns and the Risk of Misclassification – a Reminder

Posted in Employment
It’s summer, and that means it’s intern season.  For broadcasters with 5 or more full-time employees, establishing an internship program is a great way to comply with the FCC’s EEO rules.  In addition to broadly disseminating information about job vacancies, the EEO rules require broadcasters to conduct supplemental outreach efforts designed to educate the public… Continue Reading

June 3, 2013 FCC EEO Deadlines

Posted in Broadcast Regulation, Employment
Certain radio and television stations face an upcoming Federal Communications Commission (FCC or Commission) Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) annual reporting deadline on Monday, June 3, 2013: Annual EEO Public File Report Radio and television station employment units (SEUs) located in Arizona, Idaho, Maryland, Michigan, Nevada, New Mexico, Ohio, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Wyoming and the District of… Continue Reading

The WARN Act and Considerations for Broadcasters

Posted in Employment
The Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (the WARN Act), 29 U.S.C. §§ 2101—2109 (1988), requires employers to notify their employees at least sixty (60) calendar days prior to a plant closing or a mass layoff in order to allow employees and their families a transition period between jobs.  For most broadcasters, a plant closing or… Continue Reading