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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
2011-12

Estimates
2010-11

Difference
Between
2011-12
and
2010-11

Actual
2009-10

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
1601   Ministry Administration Program 22,681,100 22,798,800 (117,700) 21,939,935
1602   Pay Equity Commission Program 4,326,100 4,347,100 (21,000) 3,685,427
1603   Labour Relations Program 22,936,800 22,855,000 81,800 21,366,823
1604   Occupational Health and Safety Program 86,353,600 87,882,800 (1,529,200) 84,383,660
1605   Employment Rights and Responsibilities Program 38,221,600 38,406,400 (184,800) 33,337,251
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 174,519,200 176,290,100 (1,770,900) 164,713,096
Statutory Appropriations 65,014 65,014 - 66,011
  Ministry Total Operating Expense 174,584,214 176,355,114 (1,770,900) 164,779,107
   Operating Expense Adjustment 15,747,900 15,590,400 157,500 14,722,005
  Total Including Consolidation & Other Adjustments 190,332,114 191,945,514 (1,613,400) 179,501,112
           
  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 448,500 209,600 238,900 7,360
  Ministry Total Capital Expense 450,500 211,600 238,900 7,360
           
  CAPITAL ASSETS        
1601   Ministry Administration Program 1,000 1,000 - -
1604   Occupational Health and Safety Program 4,611,400 2,686,500 1,924,900 136,652
  TOTAL CAPITAL ASSETS TO BE VOTED 4,612,400 2,687,500 1,924,900 136,652
  Ministry Total Capital Assets 4,612,400 2,687,500 1,924,900 136,652
           
  Ministry Total Operating and Capital Including Consolidation and Other Adjustments (not including Assets) 190,782,614 192,157,114 (1,374,500) 179,508,472