Tag Archives: EEO

Media Bureau Cracks The EEO Whip

The Media Bureau has issued two EEO-related decisions signaling that, for every single job opening - no exceptions - broadcasters must notify multiple recruitment sources that are likely to refer applicants from diverse backgrounds. Exclusive reliance on over-the-air announcements and Internet postings will not do the trick.… Continue Reading

Parsing Form 397

Here's an opportunity for the FCC to clean up at least one aspect of its EEO "Broadcast Mid-Term Report" (FCC Form 397) that seems oddly and unnecessarily confusing, if not flat-out inconsistent.… Continue Reading

Adventures in EEO-Land

The Media Bureau has dished out fines and reporting requirements to three licensees for various EEO shortcomings. It appears that the Commission's EEO enforcement mechanism is still primed to lunge at the capillaries of procedural minutia, rather than the jugular of actual discriminatory activity.… Continue Reading