EMPLOYMENT 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
2008-09

Estimates
2007-08

Difference
Between
2008-09
and
2007-08

Actual
2006-07

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
1 Employment Standards 27,997,300 27,589,800 407,500 23,541,204
  Total Including Special Warrants 27,997,300 27,589,800 407,500 23,541,204
Less: Special Warrants - 10,674,700 (10,674,700) -
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 27,997,300 16,915,100 11,082,200 23,541,204
Special Warrants - 10,674,700 (10,674,700) -
  Total Operating Expense 27,997,300 27,589,800 407,500 23,541,204



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     18,668,000
  Employee benefits     2,340,900
  Transportation and communication     1,022,100
  Services     5,683,300
  Supplies and equipment     381,000
  Transfer payments      
     Grants to promote improved employment practices     2,000
  Subtotal     28,097,300
  Less: Recoveries     100,000
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     27,997,300
  Total Operating Expense for Employment Rights and Responsibilities Program     27,997,300