Ministry of Labour - THE ESTIMATES, 2009-10 - Summary

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Ministry of Labour - THE ESTIMATES, 2009-10 - 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
2009-10

Estimates
2008-09

Difference
Between
2009-10
and
2008-09

Actual
2007-08

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
1601   Ministry Administration Program 23,118,900 24,585,900 (1,467,000) 22,081,233
1602   Pay Equity Commission Program 4,476,700 4,476,700 - 3,729,852
1603   Labour Relations Program 24,325,200 23,389,400 935,800 21,265,537
1604   Occupational Health and Safety Program 88,882,300 89,651,300 (769,000) 81,863,170
1605   Employment Rights and Responsibilities Program 33,216,800 27,997,300 5,219,500 26,644,143
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 174,019,900 170,100,600 3,919,300 155,583,935
Statutory Appropriations 65,014 65,014 - 64,014
  Ministry Total Operating Expense 174,084,914 170,165,614 3,919,300 155,647,949
   Operating Expense Adjustment - - - 14,550,300
  Total Including Consolidation & Other Adjustments 174,084,914 170,165,614 3,919,300 170,198,249
           
  CAPITAL EXPENSE        
1601   Ministry Administration Program 1,000 - 1,000 -
1604   Occupational Health and Safety Program 1,000 - 1,000 -
  TOTAL CAPITAL EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 2,000 - 2,000 -
Statutory Appropriations 2,000 - 2,000 -
  Ministry Total Capital Expense 4,000 - 4,000 -
           
  CAPITAL ASSETS        
1601   Ministry Administration Program 1,000 - 1,000 -
1604   Occupational Health and Safety Program 1,000 - 1,000 -
  TOTAL CAPITAL ASSETS TO BE VOTED 2,000 - 2,000 -
  Ministry Total Capital Assets 2,000 - 2,000 -
           
  Ministry Total Operating and Capital Including Consolidation and Other Adjustments (not including Assets) 174,088,914 170,165,614 3,923,300 170,198,249