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Workplace Expectations


Workplace Expectations of the General Assembly (PDF)


Who may file a complaint?

Anyone covered under the policy may report what they believe to be an act that does not meet the stated expectations.

Who is covered under the policy?

  • Members of the General Assembly
  • Legislative Employees
  • Aides and Interns
  • Volunteers
  • Third Parties - Lobbyists, members of the media, and members of the general public who have business at the State Capitol or who are actively doing business with a legislative service agency, the Senate, or the House of Representatives

How do I file a complaint?

  1. Contact the individual identified in Section C. of the expectations, or
  2. Contact the Office of Legislative Workplace Relations (OLWR).

Who can I contact with questions?

The Office of Legislative Workplace Relations

What happens after I file a complaint?

The General Assembly seeks to be prompt and thorough in addressing all concerns.  Concerns based on Workplace Expectations are addressed through an informal resolution process, which is intentionally flexible to allow for a wide variety of options. As every situation is unique, every reported concern is addressed individually, based on the circumstances.

Will my report be confidential?

Complaints of based on Workplace Expectations are treated with the greatest degree of confidentiality possible.  

Under the Workplace Expectations, records of complaints and investigations are not subject to public inspection.  

The identity of complainants and witnesses are confidential and are not provided to committees, House/Senate leadership, or nonpartisan management.

Members, legislative employees, and third parties are required to maintain confidentiality of all information received concerning inquiries and complaints under the Workplace Expectations.

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