An ombudsman or public advocate is usually appointed by the government or by parliament, but with a significant degree of independence, who is charged with representing the interests of the public by investigating and addressing complaints of maladministration or violation of rights. In some countries an Inspector General, Citizen Advocate or other official may have duties similar to those of a national ombudsman, and may also be appointed by the legislature.
Posts about Ombudsman
  • Sorry Doesn’t Have to Be the Hardest Word: BC’s Apology Act

    … colleague David Brown put it this way: “In my experience, a heartfelt apology allows people to take down their guard a little bit and focus on resolution.” So go ahead, act like a true Canadian and say “I’m sorry.” NOT LEGAL ADVICE. Information made available on the Kent Employment Law website in any form is for information purposes only…

    Wendy Woloshyn/ 11 readers -
  • Assisted Living Abuse Lawyer

    … or presence of unsanitary living conditions Patient appears depressed, withdrawn, or shows changes in social behavior Excessive use of any kind of restraints, including chemical and physical Making a report. Once severe assisted living abuse is detected, take action by reporting the abuse to Texas’ long-term care ombudsman – who is responsible…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 30 readers -
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