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Program B: Management and Finance

Program Authorization: R. S. 51:1781

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The mission of the Management and Finance Program is to develop, promote and implement the policies and mandates and provide the technical and administrative support necessary to fulfill the vision and mission of the Department of Labor in serving its customers. The Louisiana Department of Labor customers include the offices, employees and auditors of the Department, the Division of Administration, the Louisiana Legislature, various federal agencies and local political subdivisions, as well as vendors and the citizens of Louisiana.

The goals of the Management and Finance Program are:

1. To provide technical and program support to the programs and other offices of the Louisiana Department of Labor.

2. To maximize resources within the Louisiana Department of Labor.

3. To develop, promote and implement policies and mandates as directed by the Secretary, Deputy Secretary and Undersecretary of the Louisiana Department of Labor.

The Management and Finance Program administers and implements federal laws that regulate and facilitate the provision of employment and related services to job seekers and employers in the state. This program includes Human Resources Division, Fiscal Division, Office Services Division, and Engineering and Maintenance Division. Program activities include Job Placement/Assessment, Veterans' Job Placement/Assessment, Alien Labor Certification, Trade Adjustment Assistance, and Louisiana Employment and Training (LaJet).

OBJECTIVES AND PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

 

 

RESOURCE ALLOCATION FOR THE PROGRAM

SOURCE OF FUNDING

This program is funded with General Fund, Interagency Transfers, Fees and Self-generated Revenues and Federal Funds. The General Fund will be used to pay for the legislative Auditor. The Department is unable to pay the legislative auditor with Federal Funds. The Interagency transfers are received from the Office of Worker's Compensation. This program handles personnel work and various other miscellaneous projects for the Office of Worker's Compensation. The Fees and Self-generated Revenues are indirect cost from the various program within this agency for the handling of personnel matters. The Federal Funds are from indirect cost recovered from Employment Security Grants. These federal Funds are granted to each employment security agency, under the Social Security Act. Operations are in accordance with federal rules and regulations.

ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION

GENERAL FUND

TOTAL

T.O.

DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

$150,234

$3,222,367

101

 

ACT 19 FISCAL YEAR 1998-1999

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

$0

$0

0

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

$150,234

$3,222,367

101

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET November 20, 1998

 

 

 

 

 

$0

($59,972)

0

Salary Base Adjustment

$0

($62,995)

0

Attrition

$0

$1,717,038

0

Other Adjustments Transfer of salaries based on reorganization of the department to bring funding in line with actual spending projections

 

 

 

 

 

$150,234

$4,816,438

101

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$1,594,071

0

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDED AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 149.4% of the existing operating budget. It represents 98.4% of the total request ($4,894,431) for this program. The 49.4% increase is due to transfer of salaries based on reorganization of the department to bring funding in line with actual spending projections. This program does not have any positions that have been vacant for 1 year or more.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

$61,328

 

Accounting/Auditing services for Employment Grants as required by federal regulations

 

 

 

$61,328

 

TOTAL PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

OTHER CHARGES

$324,965

 

Funding to be used for aid to local governments for the Job Training Partnership Act to assist clients in training for job skills

     

$324,965

 

TOTAL OTHER CHARGES

     
   

Interagency Transfers:

     

$45,513

 

Division of Administration for Rent in State-owned Buildings

     

$45,513

 

TOTAL INTERAGENCY TRANSFERS

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

$435,749

 

Funding provided for the following equipment: Virtual Tape System, Inserter, DASD, CPU, Upgrade, 4890 Printer, Software, Communication Controller, and Client Expansion

 

 

 

$435,749

 

TOTAL ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS


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