The Expenditure Estimates are available in PDF and HTML versions. The PDF version is a format reflecting the true printed version. The HTML version is an accessible format.
The mission of the Ministry of Labour is to contribute to the prosperity of Ontario by advancing health, safety, fairness and productive relationships in the workplace and the broader community. The Ministry's core businesses are: Occupational Health and Safety, Employment Rights and Responsibilities and Labour Relations. In this context, the Ministry provides advice and information to the government on labour and workplace issues; sets standards and develops policies; enforces standards and legislation; carries out investigations; inspects workplaces needing further help in developing self-reliance; works with others to ensure that effective mechanisms are in place for providing information and workplace training; informs employers and workers about their workplace rights and responsibilities; ensures the provision of assistance in negotiating collective agreements and establishing arbitration boards; assists in building cooperative workplace relationships; and administers, interprets, and applies relevant labour legislation.
|2002-03 Estimates||PROGRAM AND ACTIVITIES||Change from 2001-02||2001-02 Estimates||2000-01 Actual|
|19,787,040||Ministry Administration Program||1,179,588||18,607,452||16,694,559|
|4,198,100||Pay Equity Commission Program||312,400||3,885,700||3,641,628|
|21,164,500||Labour Relations Program||(98,400)||21,262,900||20,554,329|
|50,743,800||Occupational Health and Safety Program||164,000||50,579,800||47,376,624|
|22,710,700||Employment Rights and Responsibilities Program||(1,053,800)||23,764,500||20,373,204|
|183,000||Economics and Business Cluster Information Technology Program||182,000||1,000||-|
|118,787,140||Ministry Total Operating||685,788||118,101,352||108,640,344|
|68,490,800||Less: Special Warrants||68,490,800||-||-|
|46,840||Less: Statutory Appropriations||2,688||44,152||44,062|
|50,249,500||TOTAL OPERATING TO BE VOTED||(67,807,700)||118,057,200||108,596,282|