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The Human Resources Services Program supports the government’s commitment to be a responsive and innovative world leader in customer service by having a skilled and innovative workforce. HROntario delivers integrated HR and business transformation services that support ministries’ business objectives, achieves legislative compliance, promotes use of best practices and develops and implements strategies and policies that make the OPS an employer of first choice. The program also co-ordinates internal security in the OPS. The Diversity Office supports the OPS’ vision of being an inclusive, diverse and accessible organization that delivers excellent public service and supports all employees in achieving their full potential. As a centre of excellence, the Diversity Office has the lead for assisting the OPS to become compliant with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. The Office is also responsible for providing innovative and strategic OPS-wide leadership in the areas of diversity and accessibility, both as a policy maker and a service provider. The Labour Relations Secretariat analyzes factors that drive collective bargaining outcomes in order to develop and provide strategic guidance and advice to government, ministries and Broader Public Sector employers related to ongoing collective bargaining and labour relations issues.

VOTE SUMMARY
($)
ITEM # ITEM

Estimates
2012-13

Estimates
2011-12

Difference
Between
2012-13
and
2011-12

Actual
2010-11

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
8 HROntario 111,562,900 113,204,500 (1,641,600) 118,998,733
9 OPS Workplace Safety and Insurance Board Centralized Services 1,000 1,000 - -
10 Diversity Office 4,140,400 4,306,300 (165,900) 4,047,157
11 Labour Relations Secretariat 2,340,700 2,414,100 (73,400) 1,859,857
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 118,045,000 119,925,900 (1,880,900) 124,905,747
  Total Operating Expense 118,045,000 119,925,900 (1,880,900) 124,905,747


Standard Account by Item and Sub-items
($)
VOTE -ITEM
#
STANDARD ACCOUNT BY ITEM AND SUB-ITEMS      
  OPERATING EXPENSE      
1808-8 HROntario      
  Salaries and wages     69,394,500
  Employee benefits     9,985,100
  Transportation and communication     2,195,300
  Services     22,398,400
  Supplies and equipment     1,425,000
  Transfer payments      
     Grants to the Institute of Public Administration of Canada   66,500  
     Student Experience Programs   1,000  
     Quarter Century Club   162,000 229,500
  Other transactions      
     Other   1,916,600  
     Summer Employment   10,018,500 11,935,100
  Subtotal     117,562,900
  Less: Recoveries     6,000,000
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     111,562,900
1808-9 OPS Workplace Safety and Insurance Board Centralized Services      
  Services     57,001,000
  Less: Recoveries     57,000,000
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     1,000
1808-10 Diversity Office      
  Salaries and wages     3,053,100
  Employee benefits     423,700
  Transportation and communication     25,100
  Services     621,400
  Supplies and equipment     17,100
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     4,140,400
1808-11 Labour Relations Secretariat      
  Salaries and wages     1,526,300
  Employee benefits     228,900
  Transportation and communication     1,000
  Services     582,500
  Supplies and equipment     1,000
  Other transactions     1,000
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     2,340,700
  Total Operating Expense for Human Resources Services Program     118,045,000