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Ministry of Labour - THE ESTIMATES, 2013-14 - Summary

The Ministry's key activities are: Occupational Health and Safety Enforcement and Prevention, Employment Rights and Responsibilities and Labour Relations. In this context, the Ministry provides advice and information to the government on labour and workplace issues; establishes and implements a provincial occupational health and safety strategy to ensure the alignment of health and safety activities across all system partners; designates, funds and maintains oversight over Health and Safety Associations; establishes standards for training programs, training providers, as well as training and other requirements for certification of joint health and safety committee members; 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
2013-14

Estimates
2012-13

Difference
Between
2013-14
and
2012-13

Actual
2011-12

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
1601   Ministry Administration Program 21,320,000 21,782,600 (462,600) 21,235,634
1602   Pay Equity Commission Program 4,199,700 4,217,000 (17,300) 3,691,395
1603   Labour Relations Program 24,058,700 24,007,300 51,400 22,726,716
1604   Occupational Health and Safety Program 204,032,100 197,778,900 6,253,200 84,360,113
1605   Employment Rights and Responsibilities Program 35,170,500 33,067,400 2,103,100 36,110,746
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 288,781,000 280,853,200 7,927,800 168,124,604
Statutory Appropriations 65,014 81,187 (16,173) 87,106
  Ministry Total Operating Expense 288,846,014 280,934,387 7,911,627 168,211,710
   Operating Expense Adjustment 16,363,800 16,310,000 53,800 15,270,155
  Total Including Consolidation & Other Adjustments 305,209,814 297,244,387 7,965,427 183,481,865
           
  CAPITAL EXPENSE        
1601   Ministry Administration Program 1,000 1,000 - -
1604   Occupational Health and Safety Program 491,000 595,000 (104,000) -
  TOTAL CAPITAL EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 492,000 596,000 (104,000) -
Statutory Appropriations 2,000 2,000 - 361,905
  Ministry Total Capital Expense 494,000 598,000 (104,000) 361,905
           
  CAPITAL ASSETS        
1601   Ministry Administration Program 1,000 1,000 - -
1604   Occupational Health and Safety Program 1,000 1,000 - 4,409,152
  TOTAL CAPITAL ASSETS TO BE VOTED 2,000 2,000 - 4,409,152
  Ministry Total Capital Assets 2,000 2,000 - 4,409,152
           
  Ministry Total Operating and Capital Including Consolidation and Other Adjustments (not including Assets) 305,703,814 297,842,387 7,861,427 183,843,770

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