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Council Meetings – Employ Media Proposed Amendment of March 22, 2010
An independent council of eight HR professionals voted to recommend the approval of an expansion of the “.jobs” top-level domain on June 3, 2010.

Following up on its meetings of April 9, 14, 28 and 30, 2010, the .jobs Policy Development Process (PDP) Council met on June 3, 2010, and by a 7-1 vote passed the following motion to approve an amendment proposed by Employ Media that would allow use of the .jobs top-level domain with non-company names:

"Having considered whether the Employ Media proposed amendment will serve the needs of the international human resource management community, the .jobs PDP Council finds that approval of the Proposed Amendment would serve the needs of the international human resource management community, and therefore hereby approves the Proposed Amendment, recognizing that it is the sole obligation and responsibility of Employ Media to implement the Proposed Amendment in a manner that complies with the .jobs Charter, with all ICANN [Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers] rules and regulations, and with all applicable laws and regulations."

Each meeting of the Council was held by teleconference. An overview and the minutes of each meeting are contained below.
June 3, 2010:
The teleconference meeting of the .jobs PDP Council was called to order on June 3, 2010, at approximately 11:00 a.m. EST. Prior to the meeting, Councilors were sent the agenda and pertinent documents consisting of information to discuss and review the “public” survey and “scientific” research for the Council’s consideration and subsequent vote.
Full Meeting Minutes (PDF, 92.1 KB)

April 30, 2010
The teleconference meeting of the .jobs PDP Council was called to order on April 30, 2010, at approximately 3:30 p.m. EST. Prior to the meeting, Councilors were sent the agenda and pertinent documents consisting of information to discuss and agree on the form and general information that will be gathered from the community as input for the Council’s consideration and subsequent vote.
Full Meeting Minutes (PDF, 92.2 KB)

April 28, 2010
The teleconference meeting of the .jobs PDP Council was called to order on April 28, 2010, at approximately 4:00 p.m. EST. Prior to the meeting, Councilors were sent the agenda and pertinent documents consisting of information to provide sufficient background to enable the Council to discuss the questions that will be addressed during a forthcoming public comment and research period.
Full Meeting Minutes (PDF, 81.9 KB)

April 15, 2010
The teleconference meeting of the .jobs PDP Council was called to order on April 15, 2010, at approximately 12:00 p.m. EST. Prior to the meeting, Councilors were sent the meeting agenda and pertinent information consisting of the proposed amendment submitted by Employ Media.
Full Meeting Minutes (PDF, 86.4 KB)

April 9, 2010
The teleconference meeting of the .jobs PDP Council was called to order on April 9, 2010, at approximately 3:00 p.m. EST. Prior to the meeting, Councilors were sent the meeting agenda and pertinent documents consisting of the proposed amendment submitted by Employ Media and the issues report for this proposed amendment.
Full Meeting Minutes (PDF, 108.0 KB)