The Massachusetts Broadcasters Association, along with other State Broadcasters Associations representing all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, recently filed Joint Comments in strong support of the FCC’s proposal to eliminate the rule which requires broadcasters to maintain letters and e-mails... Read More.
The Massachusetts Broadcasters Association's legal counsel in Washington, D.C. has issued an advisory following the release of the Federal Aviation Administration's new rules regarding the use of small unmanned aircraft. FAA Releases Long-Awaited Rule for Commercial Operations of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems
Yesterday, the Federal Aviation Administration released new rules regarding the commercial use of drones. Below is a summary from the National Association of Broadcasters Executive Vice President of Government Relations Curtis Legeyt. [On June 22] the Federal... Read More.
Responding to the Department of Labor’s New Overtime Pay Obligations — A Guide for Broadcasters On May 18, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor published final regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) that more... Read More.
By David Burns - Pillsbury Law On a day when a major broadcast ownership decision from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit garnered most of the attention, the FCC worked on more prosaic matters,... Read More.
Massachusetts Broadcasters Association Washington counsel Pillsbury Law has released two advisories regarding upcoming FCC deadlines for Quarterly Children’s Television Programming Documentation due April 11 and First Quarter Issues/Programs List due to the FCC April 10. Each... Read More.
Massachusetts Broadcasters Association Washington counsel, the law office of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman has released its biennial election night guide for broadcasters. The guide provides a Presidential election fact sheet, 2012 election results along with all of the major races, nationwide. Download the election guide
The Federal Communications Comission has released a guideline to filing your 2013 regulatory fees. The release features links to the necessary web pages. Regulatory fee payments must be RECEIVED by the Commission no later than 11:59... Read More.