Ministry of Labour - THE ESTIMATES, 2008-09 - Summary

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Ministry of Labour - THE ESTIMATES, 2008-09 - 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
2008-09

Estimates
2007-08

Difference
Between
2008-09
and
2007-08

Actual
2006-07

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
1601   Ministry Administration Program 24,585,900 22,352,700 2,233,200 18,708,863
1602   Pay Equity Commission Program 4,476,700 4,040,200 436,500 3,814,177
1603   Labour Relations Program 23,389,400 21,694,900 1,694,500 20,675,701
1604   Occupational Health and Safety Program 89,651,300 84,911,800 4,739,500 78,692,911
1605   Employment Rights and Responsibilities Program 27,997,300 27,589,800 407,500 23,541,204
   Less: Special Warrants - 54,037,200 (54,037,200) -
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 170,100,600 106,552,200 63,548,400 145,432,856
   Special Warrants - 54,037,200 (54,037,200) -
Statutory Appropriations 65,014 63,699 1,315 66,813
  Ministry Total Operating Expense 170,165,614 160,653,099 9,512,515 145,499,669
   Operating Expense Adjustment - - - 320,048
  Total Including Consolidation & Other Adjustments 170,165,614 160,653,099 9,512,515 145,819,717
           
  Ministry Total Operating and Capital Including Consolidation and Other Adjustments (not including Assets) 170,165,614 160,653,099 9,512,515 145,819,717

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