It specifies that employees or members of the public may take their complaints to the speaker, the Hawaii Civil Rights Commission, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission or the state Judiciary.
Existing policy calls for employee complaints to be filed to a supervisor, the House speaker or the chief clerk, who works for the speaker.
Former Speaker Joe Souki resigned in March. The only woman to publicly accused Souki, Rachael Wong, headed the state Department of Human Services and wasn’t a House employee.