TEMPLOYMENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES PROGRAM - VOTE 1605

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EMPLOYMENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES PROGRAM - VOTE 1605

This Program is responsible for the administration and enforcement of the Employment Standards Act, 2000 and its regulations.

The Program ensures that Ontario workers are protected by minimum standards of employment covering wages and working conditions. It secures compliance with these standards through inspections, investigations and enforcement initiatives and encourages self-reliance through prevention efforts.

VOTE SUMMARY
($)
ITEM # ITEM

Estimates
2007-08

Estimates
2006-07

Difference
Between
2007-08
and
2006-07

Actual
2005-06

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
1 Employment Standards 27,589,800 23,730,500 3,859,300 24,027,843
  Total Including Special Warrants 27,589,800 23,730,500 3,859,300 24,027,843
Less: Special Warrants 10,674,700 - 10,674,700 -
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 16,915,100 23,730,500 (6,815,400) 24,027,843
Special Warrants 10,674,700 - 10,674,700 -
  Total Operating Expense 27,589,800 23,730,500 3,859,300 24,027,843



Standard Account by Item and Sub-items
($)
VOTE -ITEM
#
STANDARD ACCOUNT BY ITEM AND SUB-ITEMS      
  OPERATING EXPENSE      
1605-1 Employment Standards      
  Salaries and wages     17,014,600
  Employee benefits     2,086,700
  Transportation and communication     1,022,100
  Services     7,183,400
  Supplies and equipment     381,000
  Transfer payments      
     Grants to promote improved employment practices     2,000
  Subtotal     27,689,800
  Less: Recoveries     100,000
  Total Operating Expense     27,589,800
  Total Operating Expense for Employment Rights and Responsibilities Program     27,589,800