Ministry of Labour - THE ESTIMATES, 2006-07

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Ministry of Labour - THE ESTIMATES, 2006-07 - Summary

The Ministry's key activities 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; develops policies; sets and enforces standards and legislation; carries out investigations; 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.

MINISTRY PROGRAM SUMMARY
($)
VOTE PROGRAM

Estimates
2006-07

Estimates
2005-06

Difference
Between
2006-07
and
2005-06

Actual
2004-05

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
1601   Ministry Administration Program 20,693,200 20,986,100 (292,900) 20,066,302
1602   Pay Equity Commission Program 3,960,900 3,985,000 (24,100) 3,757,440
1603   Labour Relations Program 21,270,800 21,339,500 (68,700) 20,620,712
1604   Occupational Health and Safety Program 80,649,800 75,102,100 5,547,700 60,973,731
1605   Employment Rights and Responsibilities Program 23,730,500 24,041,900 (311,400) 23,493,244
-   Economics and Business Information and Information Technology Cluster Program - 298,400 (298,400) 162,956
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 150,305,200 145,753,000 4,552,200 129,074,385
Statutory Appropriations 50,244 48,246 1,998 40,734
  Ministry Total Operating Expense 150,355,444 145,801,246 4,554,198 129,115,119
           
  Ministry Total Operating and Capital Including Consolidation and Other Adjustments (not including Assets) 150,355,444 145,801,246 4,554,198 129,115,119