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Revised as of September 1, 2021
Goto Year:2020 |
§ 76.77 Reporting requirements and enforcement.
(a) EEO program annual reports. Information concerning a unit's
compliance with the EEO recruitment requirements shall be filed by each
employment unit with six or more full-time employees on FCC Form 396-C
on or before September 30 of each year. If a multichannel video
programming distributor acquires a unit during the twelve months
covered by the EEO program annual report, the recruitment activity in
the report shall cover the period starting with the date the entity
acquired the unit.
(b) Certification of Compliance. The Commission will use the
recruitment information submitted on a unit's EEO program annual report
to determine whether the unit is in compliance with the provisions of
this subpart. Units found to be in compliance with these rules will
receive a Certificate of Compliance. Units found not to be in
compliance will receive notice that they are not certified for a given
(c) Investigations. The Commission will investigate each unit at least
once every five years. Employment units are required to submit
supplemental investigation information with their regular EEO program
annual reports in the years they are investigated. If an entity
acquires a unit during the period covered by the supplemental
investigation, the information submitted by the unit as part of the
investigation shall cover the period starting with the date the
operator acquired the unit. The supplemental investigation information
shall include a copy of the unit's EEO public file report for the
(d) Records and inquiries. Employment units subject to this subpart
shall maintain records of their recruitment activity in accordance with
§ 76.75 to demonstrate whether they are in compliance with the EEO
rules. Units shall ensure that they maintain records sufficient to
verify the accuracy of information provided in their EEO program annual
reports and the supplemental investigation responses required by
§ 76.1702 to be kept in a unit's public file. To determine compliance
with the EEO rules, the Commission may conduct inquiries of employment
units at random or if the Commission has evidence of a possible
violation of the EEO rules. Upon request, employment units shall make
records available to the Commission for its review.
(e) Public complaints. The public may file complaints based on EEO
program annual reports, supplemental investigation information, or the
contents of a unit's public file.
(f) Sanctions and remedies. The Commission may issue appropriate
sanctions and remedies for any violation of the EEO rules.
[ 68 FR 692 , Jan. 7, 2003]
Goto Section: 76.75 | 76.79
Goto Year: 2020 |
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