Redeemer Radio affords equal employment opportunity in all personnel actions without regard to race, color, national origin or gender. As a religious broadcaster, Redeemer Radio has established Fidelity to the teachings of the Catholic Church as a job qualification for all of its station employees as permitted by the Federal Communications Commission. Redeemer Radio has adopted the following EEO Program designed to assure wide dissemination of information about each full-time job opening throughout the entire community.
1. Responsibility For Implementation
Redeemer Radio has designated Dave Stevens, Executive Director with responsibility for the implementation of the station’s EEO Program.
2. Policy Implementation
The EEO Program is communicated to employees and the community through a variety of methods, including, but not limited to:
A. Utilizing an employment application form that contains a notice informing job applicants that discrimination is prohibited;
B. Utilizing an Employee Policy and Procedure Manual that all employees must read and testify with signed acknowledgment. The Employee Manual contains the station’s EEO Policy;
C. Dave Stevens has posted in its Break Room the mandatory State and Federal EEO Employer Postings for employees and applicants to view;
D. Providing information on full-time job openings to a variety of recruitment sources, upon their request, sufficient to ensure wide dissemination of information throughout the entire community;
E. Acknowledging receipt of all resumes and inquiries for employment in a letter that states Redeemer Radio is an equal opportunity employer. The station keeps all resumes for one year and notifies applicants of any job openings for which they are qualified;
F. Redeemer Radio will publish once a year in its monthly newsletter the station’s EEO Policy;
G. Redeemer Radio will comply with the recordkeeping requirements to ensure compliance with the Commission’s EEO requirements. This includes:
Redeemer Radio utilizes a variety of techniques to attempt to increase job applicants, including, but not limited to:
A. Providing internships to students in communications who are attending local area schools;
B. Maintaining a recruitment file of possible candidates;
C. Making “on-air” announcements for most full-time vacancies and including a statement that Redeemer Radio is an equal opportunity employer.
4. FCC Reports and Filings
A. Redeemer Radio has on file FCC Form 396 describing all pending or resolved EEO complaints and a narrative statement of the station’s efforts to achieve broad and inclusive outreach during the previous two years, and a copy of the two most recent annual EEO public file reports.
Redeemer Radio has not received any complaints regarding the station’s EEO Program.
6. Public File Redeemer Radio will comply with the FCC posting requirements. On each anniversary of the date of filing a renewal application, Redeemer Radio will place in its local public inspection file, and on its website, the following information covering hiring and recruitment activities during the preceding year:
Approved for implementation:
Dave Stevens, Executive Director of Redeemer Radio – WLYV AM 1450
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