EEO Public File
WEAA’s EEO Program has been in full force since the beginning of the current license term. Below is a general outline of how the radio station achieved broad and inclusive outreach during its years of operation.
I. General Policy
WEAA afforded equal employment opportunities in all personnel actions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, or sex. WEAA followed its EEO program which is designed to fully utilize the skills of qualified persons. It was, and continues to be, our policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, or sex in all personnel actions including recruitment, evaluation, selection, promotion, compensation, training, and termination. It has been our policy to promote the realization of equal employment opportunity through a positive, continuing program of specific practices designed to ensure the full realization of equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, or sex. To make this policy effective and to ensure conformance with the Rules and Regulations of the Federal Communications Commission, WEAA followed its Equal Employment Opportunity Program which includes the following elements:
II. Responsibility for Implementation
The official with the responsibility for implementing the station’s EEO program was the General Manager of WEAA. It was also the responsibility of all persons making employment decisions with respect to the recruitment, evaluation, selection, promotion, compensation, training, and termination of employees to ensure that WEAA’s policy and program is adhered to and that no person is discriminated against in employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, or sex.
III. Policy Dissemination
To ensure that all members of the staff were cognizant of WEAA’s equal employment opportunity policy and their individual responsibilities in carrying out this policy, the following communication efforts were made:
(a) WEAA’s employment application forms contained a notice informing prospective employees that discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin, or sex is prohibited and that they may notify an appropriate local, State, or federal agency if they believe they have been the victims of Discrimination.
(b) Appropriate notices were posted informing applicants and employees that the station is an Equal Opportunity Employer and of their right to notify an appropriate local, state or federal agency if they believe they have been the victims of discrimination.
(c) WEAA’s supervisors responsible for hiring staff members were instructed in he station’s EEO policies and guidelines.
To ensure that information concerning each full-time vacancy is widely disseminated, WEAA has used the following list of recruitment sources consistent with the requirements of 47 C.F.R. Section 73.2080:
Corporation for Public Broadcasting
National Association of Broadcasters
Human Resources, Morgan State University
Public Radio Program Director Association