Annual EEO Public Report | April 1, 2017 – March 31, 2018

WLBR/WQIC

ANNUAL EEO PUBLIC FILE REPORT

The purpose of this EEO Public File Report (“Report”) is to comply with Section 73.2080(c)(6) of the FCC’s 2002 EEO Rule.  This Report has been prepared on behalf of the Station Employment Unit that is comprised of the following station(s){WLBR/WQIC Lebanon, PA.}and is required to be placed in the public inspection files of these stations, and posted on their websites if they have websites.

The information contained in this Report covers the time period beginning April 1, 2017 to and including March 31, 2018 (the “Applicable Period”). The FCC’s 2002 EEO Rule requires that this Report contain the following information;

1.  A list of all full-time vacancies filled by the Station(s) comprising the Station Employment Unit during the Applicable Period:

2. For each such vacancy, the recruitment source(s) utilized to fill the vacancy (including, if applicable, organizations entitled to notification pursuant to Section 73.2080©(1) (ii) of the new EEO Rule, which should be separately identified), identified by name, address, contact person and telephone number.

3. The recruitment source that referred the hiree for each full-time vacancy during the Applicable Period.

4.Data reflecting the total number of persons interviewed for full time vacancies during the Applicable Period and the total number of interviewees referred by each recruitment source utilized in connection with such vacancies, and

5. A list and brief description of the initiatives undertaken pursuant  to Section 73.2080 © (2) of the FCC rules.

Appendices 1, 2, and 3 which follow have been designed, in the aggregate, to provide the required information.  Please note that the numbers listed on Appendix 2 under the column entitled “Full-time Positions for Which This Source Was Utilized” refer to the number of the full-time job positions listed on Appendix 1.

For purposes of this Report , a vacancy was deemed “filled” not when the offer was extended but when the hiree accepted the job offer.  A person was deemed “interviewed” whether he or she was interviewed in person or over the telephone.

Appendix 1 to
Annual EEO Public File Report Form
Covering the Period from 4/1/2017 to 3/31/2018
Station(s) Comprising Station Employment Unit:  WLBR/WQIC
Section 1: Vacancy Information

Full Time Positions
Filled by Job Title
Recruitment Source of Hiree Total Number of
Interviewees
from All Sources for This
Position
A NONE
 B
 C
 D
 E
 F
 G
 H

 

Appendix 2 to
Annual EEO Public File Report Form
Covering the Period from 4/1/2017 to 3/31/2018
Station(s) Comprising Station Employment Unit:  WLBR/WQIC
Section 2: Recruitment Source Information

Recruitment Source
(Name, Address, Telephone
Number, Contact Person)
Total Number of
Interviewees This Source
Has Provided During This
Period (If Any)
Full time Positions for
Which This Source Was
Utilized
A NONE
B
 C
 D
 E
 F
 G
 H

 

APPENDIX 3 TO

ANNUAL EEO PUBLIC FILE REPORT FORM
COVERING THE PERIOD FROM 4/01/2017 TO 3/31/2018
STATIONS COMPRISING STATION EMPLOYMENT UNIT: WLBR/WQIC
SECTION 3:  SUPPLEMENTAL (NON-VACANCY SPECIFIC)
RECRUITMENT ACTIVITIES UNDERTAKEN BY:  WLBR/WQIC

1. Sponsorship of at least 2 events in the community designed to inform and educate members of the public as to employment opportunities in broadcasting.

TOUR:  Tuesday, May 2nd

  • Pack #494 Cub Scouts (Fredericksburg U.M. Church)
  • 5 Scouts
  • 2 Parents plus leader

 

2. Provision of training to management level personnel as to methods of ensuring equal employment opportunity and preventing discrimination.

WLBR/WQIC General Manager attended a HR Law Seminar on November 1, 2017 at the Courtyard by Marriott in Harrisburg, PA.

On February 27, 2018, the General Manager re-read what he learned from the seminar.  Below are some highlights:

  • Never treat people differently because of race.
  • When hire be color blind.
  • Hire best person regardless if male or female.
  • Pregnancy.  Can’t be a factor.  Can’t ask.
  • Ask everyone same questions.
  • Keep good notes on interview.
  • Disability.  If they can do job, they have to be considered. Difference between disabled and disability.
  • Veteran Status.  Can give extra credit.

 

3. Participation in at least four events as programs sponsored by educational institutions relating to career opportunities in broadcasting.

  • An employee is the chairman of the occupational advisory committee at the Lebanon County Career and Technology Center.  They meet 2 or 3 times a year. He advises what is going on in the real world and                                      radio broadcasting.
  • WQIC Program Director visited Kutztown University on February 22, 2018 to address their radio club.  He discussed careers and opportunities in commercial radio with a group of 30 students.  He also discussed what they need to do to prepare to work as a professional broadcastor.
  • WLBR talk show host participated in a Career Day at Ebenezer ElementarySchool.  Discussions were with 3rd, 4th, and 5thgraders. She discussed how to prepare for a talk show including reading   newspapers, magazines and watching news programs.  She also took recording equipment and notebooks to show the students.  Discussed was the difference AM and FM radio signals and some of the different aspects of radio broadcasting.

 

4. Hosting of at least one Job Fair.

  • On August 24, 2017, Lebanon Broadcasting Company hosted a Job Fair at the Lebanon Expo Center from 10am-4pm. We had 46 companies attend and offer jobs from entry level to executive.  During the event, there were 352 people who attended the day as potential job applicants.