Mr. FitzSimons provided an overview of the ILG recommendation regarding workplace culture on pages 84-87 of the ILG report. He outlined the recommendations that include: having the General Assembly commit to and communicate higher expectations; creating additional protection for interns; creating a bicameral orientation for interns; and conducting positive outreach, training, team building, listening sessions, coaching, workplace assessments, and awareness campaigns. The report also recommended that the General Assembly implement core values, and offer training beyond legal compliance.
Mr. FitzSimons reviewed recommendation regarding training include requirements for registered lobbyist, legislators, and interns.
He discussed the recommendations related to an annual public report that includes data on informal and formal complaints and training.