NBC Tells Staff To Submit Paperwork For Comcast Transition, Even Though Merger Isn't Approved

A tipster says that NBC is having employees submit new paperwork for a new personnel management software program that will take over after the Comcast merger, even though that merger hasn’t been approved by the FCC yet. Hmm. Here’s the note:

With the Comcast transition, our onboarding system will change and we will lose access to specific programs. To prevent losing any data, we will need to receive your paperwork by Friday, December 17th, 2010. You must submit/complete the items list below:

They must be pretty confident it’s going to happen.

It’s a sign of the pre-merge prep. This one is standard, but another sign, announcing the intended managers of each business unit before the deal is made, had Sen. Al Franken calling for a DOJ investigation.