LABOUR RELATIONS PROGRAM - VOTE 1603

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LABOUR RELATIONS PROGRAM - VOTE 1603

The role of Labour Relations is to promote a stable labour relations climate and harmonious workplace relationships in the province.

The Ontario Labour Relations Board (OLRB) is an independent, quasi-judicial tribunal which mediates and adjudicates a variety of employment and labour relations-related matters under various Ontario statutes including appeals of decisions of employment standards officers and occupational health and safety inspectors.

The Crown Employees Grievance Settlement Board (GSB) is an independent quasi-judicial tribunal that mediates and adjudicates the labour relations disputes of Ontario Crown Employees. The GSB also provides financial and administrative services to the Public Service Grievance Board, an agency of the Ministry of Government Services.

Dispute Resolution Services provides neutral, third-party assistance to trade unions and employers through collective agreement conciliation and mediation, appointment of arbitrators and collective bargaining information.

VOTE SUMMARY
($)
ITEM # ITEM

Estimates
2009-10

Estimates
2008-09

Difference
Between
2009-10
and
2008-09

Actual
2007-08

  OPERATING EXPENSE  
1 Ontario Labour Relations Board 13,385,200 13,385,200 - 12,137,924
2 Grievance Settlement Board 1,377,100 1,336,900 40,200 1,226,607
3 Dispute Resolution Services 9,562,900 8,667,300 895,600 7,901,006
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 24,325,200 23,389,400 935,800 21,265,537
  Total Operating Expense 24,325,200 23,389,400 935,800 21,265,537



Standard Account by Item and Sub-items
($)
VOTE -ITEM
#
STANDARD ACCOUNT BY ITEM AND SUB-ITEMS      
  OPERATING EXPENSE  
1603-1 Ontario Labour Relations Board      
  Salaries and wages     8,858,000
  Employee benefits     1,057,900
  Transportation and communication     693,500
  Services     2,655,000
  Supplies and equipment     120,800
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     13,385,200
1603-2 Grievance Settlement Board      
  Salaries and wages     426,800
  Employee benefits     63,500
  Transportation and communication     176,400
  Services     2,073,400
  Supplies and equipment     23,200
  Subtotal     2,763,300
  Less: Recoveries     1,386,200
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     1,377,100
1603-3 Dispute Resolution Services      
  Salaries and wages     6,405,300
  Employee benefits     745,400
  Transportation and communication     582,100
  Services     1,891,200
  Supplies and equipment     88,900
  Subtotal     9,712,900
  Less: Recoveries     150,000
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     9,562,900
  Total Operating Expense for Labour Relations Program     24,325,200