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Broadcast station update: EEO reports due June 1

  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 9 2012

By June 1, 2012, radio and television Station Employment Units in the listed states must prepare and place in their Public Inspection File and post on their website, if they have one, their FCC Annual EEO Public File Report

FCC fines up to $14,000 proposed for license renewal EEO violations, commission to hold webinar to explain its rules

  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 1 2012

Fines of $14,000 and $8,000 were proposed by the FCC for violations of its EEO rules in two cases released on the FCC's last business day of the year

December 1 deadline for Biennial Ownership Reports begins a busy regulatory month for broadcasters

  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 30 2011

All commercial broadcasters (AMFMTV and even LPTV) have to file their Biennial Ownership Reports on December 1, beginning a very busy month in the broadcaster's regulatory world

FCC continues EEO audits, this time just for cable systems - a reminder for all to keep up EEO compliance and paperwork

  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 17 2011

The FCC has just announced another of its regular EEO audits, though this time its just for cable systems

One more federal notice to be posted on your employee bulletin board - NLRB's new requirement

  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 1 2011

Broadcasters, along with virtually every other business, are supposed to have a bulletin board someplace in their place of business, accessible to employees, where all sorts of notices, many required by Federal law, are posted

Ready for those summer interns at your broadcast station? Watch the legal issues

  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 12 2011

It's almost summer time, and broadcast stations and other media companies are getting ready for the arrival of the summer associates

David Oxenford reviews EEO rules with the Iowa broadcasters, while MMTC asks the FCC to suspend EEO enforcement

  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 8 2010

As I was preparing for a session updating and refreshing broadcasters about their obligations under the FCC’s EEO rules at the Iowa Broadcasters Association annual convention in Des Moines on June 30, I learned of what seemed to be a startling development the Minority Media and Telecommunications Council, one of the most effective advocates in Washington for minority hiring and ownership, had urged the FCC to suspend its enforcement of the EEO rules

Leaving the air to run for office - what to do with the broadcaster who becomes a candidate

  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 4 2010

As we enter the 2010 election season, questions are beginning to arise about broadcast station on-air employees who decide to run for political office, and what a station needs to do about such employees to avoid issues under the FCC political broadcasting rules