Ministry of Labour - THE ESTIMATES, 2007-08 - Summary

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Ministry of Labour - THE ESTIMATES, 2007-08 - 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
2007-08

Estimates
2006-07

Difference
Between
2007-08
and
2006-07

Actual
2005-06

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
1601   Ministry Administration Program 22,352,700 20,693,200 1,659,500 20,153,809
1602   Pay Equity Commission Program 4,040,200 3,960,900 79,300 3,436,537
1603   Labour Relations Program 21,694,900 21,270,800 424,100 20,543,458
1604   Occupational Health and Safety Program 84,911,800 80,649,800 4,262,000 72,208,050
1605   Employment Rights and Responsibilities Program 27,589,800 23,730,500 3,859,300 24,027,843
-   Economics and Business Information and Information Technology Cluster Program - - - 124,826
   Less: Special Warrants 54,037,200 - 54,037,200 -
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 106,552,200 150,305,200 (43,753,000) 140,494,523
   Special Warrants 54,037,200 - 54,037,200 -
Statutory Appropriations 63,699 50,244 13,455 48,307
  Ministry Total Operating Expense 160,653,099 150,355,444 10,297,655 140,542,830
           
  Ministry Total Operating and Capital Including Consolidation and Other Adjustments (not including Assets) 160,653,099 150,355,444 10,297,655 140,542,830