Major wage settlements by COLA and Administration

Publication date: October 31, 2019

Table of Contents

Month

October 2018
Total Without COLA With COLA
Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average)
Public sector 11 29,020 36.9 0.3 0.3 11 29,020 36.9 0.3 0.3
Federal administration
Provincial administration 8 25,880 36.6 0.1 0.1 8 25,880 36.6 0.1 0.1
Local administration 1 780 48.0 1.7 1.8 1 780 48.0 1.7 1.8
Telephone and utilities
Education, health, and social services 2 2,360 36.0 1.5 1.4 2 2,360 36.0 1.5 1.4
Other industries

Legend: The dash (–) symbol indicates missing data.

Note: Major settlements are those involving bargaining units of 500 or more employees. For additional information, please see the Technical notes.

Source: Strategic Policy, Analysis, and Workplace Information Directorate, Labour Program, Employment and Social Development Canada.

November 2018
Total Without COLA With COLA
Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average)
Public sector 8 42,740 47.1 0.2 0.5 8 42,740 47.1 0.2 0.5
Federal administration
Provincial administration
Local administration 2 1,580 36.0 1.4 1.6 2 1,580 36.0 1.4 1.6
Telephone and utilities
Education, health, and social services 6 41,160 47.5 0.1 0.4 6 41,160 47.5 0.1 0.4
Other industries

Legend: The dash (–) symbol indicates missing data.

Note: Major settlements are those involving bargaining units of 500 or more employees. For additional information, please see the Technical notes.

Source: Strategic Policy, Analysis, and Workplace Information Directorate, Labour Program, Employment and Social Development Canada.

December 2018
Total Without COLA With COLA
Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average)
Public sector 10 38,230 38.3 0.6 0.8 10 38,230 38.3 0.6 0.8
Federal administration
Provincial administration
Local administration 2 3,010 31.6 2.1 2.0 2 3,010 31.6 2.1 2.0
Telephone and utilities 1 3,220 12.0 2.0 2.0 1 3,220 12.0 2.0 2.0
Education, health, and social services 7 32,000 41.6 0.3 0.6 7 32,000 41.6 0.3 0.6
Other industries

Legend: The dash (–) symbol indicates missing data.

Note: Major settlements are those involving bargaining units of 500 or more employees. For additional information, please see the Technical notes.

Source: Strategic Policy, Analysis, and Workplace Information Directorate, Labour Program, Employment and Social Development Canada.

January 2019
Total Without COLA With COLA
Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average)
Public sector 9 51,715 35.8 1.9 1.9 9 51,715 35.8 1.9 1.9
Federal administration
Provincial administration
Local administration
Telephone and utilities
Education, health, and social services 9 51,715 35.8 1.9 1.9 9 51,715 35.8 1.9 1.9
Other industries

Legend: The dash (–) symbol indicates missing data.

Note: Major settlements are those involving bargaining units of 500 or more employees. For additional information, please see the Technical notes.

Source: Strategic Policy, Analysis, and Workplace Information Directorate, Labour Program, Employment and Social Development Canada.

February 2019
Total Without COLA With COLA
Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average)
Public sector 10 71,420 36.5 1.9 1.9 10 71,420 36.5 1.9 1.9
Federal administration
Provincial administration 1 1,220 36.0 2.0 2.0 1 1,220 36.0 2.0 2.0
Local administration 1 700 48.0 1.0 1.5 1 700 48.0 1.0 1.5
Telephone and utilities
Education, health, and social services 8 69,500 36.4 1.9 1.9 8 69,500 36.4 1.9 1.9
Other industries

Legend: The dash (–) symbol indicates missing data.

Note: Major settlements are those involving bargaining units of 500 or more employees. For additional information, please see the Technical notes.

Source: Strategic Policy, Analysis, and Workplace Information Directorate, Labour Program, Employment and Social Development Canada.

March 2019
Total Without COLA With COLA
Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average)
Public sector 14 35,540 44.4 0.6 1.1 14 35,540 44.4 0.6 1.1
Federal administration
Provincial administration 1 4,000 60.0 0.0 1.3 1 4,000 60.0 0.0 1.3
Local administration 4 11,110 50.9 1.6 1.5 4 11,110 50.9 1.6 1.5
Telephone and utilities 1 860 36.0 2.0 2.2 1 860 36.0 2.0 2.2
Education, health, and social services 8 19,570 37.9 0.1 0.7 8 19,570 37.9 0.1 0.7
Other industries

Legend: The dash (–) symbol indicates missing data.

Note: Major settlements are those involving bargaining units of 500 or more employees. For additional information, please see the Technical notes.

Source: Strategic Policy, Analysis, and Workplace Information Directorate, Labour Program, Employment and Social Development Canada.

April 2019
Total Without COLA With COLA
Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average)
Public sector 10 39,080 44.9 0.6 1.2 10 39,080 44.9 0.6 1.2
Federal administration
Provincial administration 2 6,100 46.7 1.6 1.9 2 6,100 46.7 1.6 1.9
Local administration 1 4,200 36.0 0.0 0.5 1 4,200 36.0 0.0 0.5
Telephone and utilities 2 8,000 33.7 1.8 2.2 2 8,000 33.7 1.8 2.2
Education, health, and social services 5 20,780 50.5 0.0 0.7 5 20,780 50.5 0.0 0.7
Other industries

Legend: The dash (–) symbol indicates missing data.

Note: Major settlements are those involving bargaining units of 500 or more employees. For additional information, please see the Technical notes.

Source: Strategic Policy, Analysis, and Workplace Information Directorate, Labour Program, Employment and Social Development Canada.

May 2019
Total Without COLA With COLA
Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average)
Public sector 7 14,605 45.7 0.7 0.8 7 14,605 45.7 0.7 0.8
Federal administration
Provincial administration 1 2,000 36.0 0.0 0.0 1 2,000 36.0 0.0 0.0
Local administration 1 645 60.0 2.5 2.2 1 645 60.0 2.5 2.2
Telephone and utilities
Education, health, and social services 5 11,960 46.6 0.8 0.9 5 11,960 46.6 0.8 0.9
Other industries

Legend: The dash (–) symbol indicates missing data.

Note: Major settlements are those involving bargaining units of 500 or more employees. For additional information, please see the Technical notes.

Source: Strategic Policy, Analysis, and Workplace Information Directorate, Labour Program, Employment and Social Development Canada.

June 2019
Total Without COLA With COLA
Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average)
Public sector 8 13,960 36.9 1.3 0.9 8 13,960 36.9 1.3 0.9
Federal administration
Provincial administration
Local administration 2 2,030 50.7 6.0 3.1 2 2,030 50.7 6.0 3.1
Telephone and utilities
Education, health, and social services 6 11,930 34.6 0.6 0.6 6 11,930 34.6 0.6 0.6
Other industries

Legend: The dash (–) symbol indicates missing data.

Note: Major settlements are those involving bargaining units of 500 or more employees. For additional information, please see the Technical notes.

Source: Strategic Policy, Analysis, and Workplace Information Directorate, Labour Program, Employment and Social Development Canada.

July 2019
Total Without COLA With COLA
Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average)
Public sector 7 13,700 40.4 1.7 1.8 7 13,700 40.4 1.7 1.8
Federal administration 1 990 48.0 2.8 2.0 1 990 48.0 2.8 2.0
Provincial administration 1 3,750 36.0 1.7 1.7 1 3,750 36.0 1.7 1.7
Local administration
Telephone and utilities
Education, health, and social services 5 8,960 41.4 1.6 1.8 5 8,960 41.4 1.6 1.8
Other industries

Legend: The dash (–) symbol indicates missing data.

Note: Major settlements are those involving bargaining units of 500 or more employees. For additional information, please see the Technical notes.

Source: Strategic Policy, Analysis, and Workplace Information Directorate, Labour Program, Employment and Social Development Canada.

August 2019
Total Without COLA With COLA
Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average)
Public sector 2 1,440 24.3 1.0 1.0 2 1,440 24.3 1.0 1.0
Federal administration
Provincial administration
Local administration
Telephone and utilities
Education, health, and social services 2 1,440 24.3 1.0 1.0 2 1,440 24.3 1.0 1.0
Other industries

Legend: The dash (–) symbol indicates missing data.

Note: Major settlements are those involving bargaining units of 500 or more employees. For additional information, please see the Technical notes.

Source: Strategic Policy, Analysis, and Workplace Information Directorate, Labour Program, Employment and Social Development Canada.

September 2019
Total Without COLA With COLA
Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average)
Public sector 4 3,660 39.7 0.5 0.4 4 3,660 39.7 0.5 0.4
Federal administration 1 560 39.0 3.6 2.3 1 560 39.0 3.6 2.3
Provincial administration
Local administration
Telephone and utilities
Education, health, and social services 3 3,100 39.9 0.0 0.0 3 3,100 39.9 0.0 0.0
Other industries

Legend: The dash (–) symbol indicates missing data.

Note: Major settlements are those involving bargaining units of 500 or more employees. For additional information, please see the Technical notes.

Source: Strategic Policy, Analysis, and Workplace Information Directorate, Labour Program, Employment and Social Development Canada.

Year

2010
Total Without COLA With COLA
Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average)
Public sector 183 861,150 42.7 1.3 1.6 180 842,370 42.2 1.3 1.6 3 18,780 62.4 1.7 2.0
Federal administration 9 137,450 35.3 1.8 1.7 8 126,450 33.1 1.7 1.7 1 11,000 60.0 2.8 2.1
Provincial administration 16 121,380 43.8 0.8 1.0 16 121,380 43.8 0.8 1.0
Local administration 32 37,150 43.5 1.9 2.5 30 29,370 37.6 2.3 2.7 2 7,780 65.7 0.3 1.8
Telephone and utilities 5 7,450 35.5 1.2 1.0 5 7,450 35.5 1.2 1.0
Education, health, and social services 121 557,720 44.3 1.3 1.7 121 557,720 44.3 1.3 1.7
Other industries

Legend: The dash (–) symbol indicates missing data.

Note: Major settlements are those involving bargaining units of 500 or more employees. For additional information, please see the Technical notes.

Source: Strategic Policy, Analysis, and Workplace Information Directorate, Labour Program, Employment and Social Development Canada.

2011
Total Without COLA With COLA
Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average)
Public sector 169 456,860 37.1 1.3 1.7 168 452,920 37.2 1.3 1.7 1 3,940 24.0 3.0 3.0
Federal administration 7 24,250 41.7 2.1 2.2 7 24,250 41.7 2.1 2.2
Provincial administration 21 52,370 44.5 0.3 1.5 21 52,370 44.5 0.3 1.5
Local administration 26 51,110 39.1 2.2 2.3 26 51,110 39.1 2.2 2.3
Telephone and utilities 9 16,190 29.1 2.3 2.5 8 12,250 30.8 2.0 2.3 1 3,940 24.0 3.0 3.0
Education, health, and social services 106 312,940 35.5 1.2 1.5 106 312,940 35.5 1.2 1.5
Other industries

Legend: The dash (–) symbol indicates missing data.

Note: Major settlements are those involving bargaining units of 500 or more employees. For additional information, please see the Technical notes.

Source: Strategic Policy, Analysis, and Workplace Information Directorate, Labour Program, Employment and Social Development Canada.

2012
Total Without COLA With COLA
Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average)
Public sector 164 564,080 34.8 1.5 1.7 160 506,220 32.1 1.4 1.7 4 57,860 58.2 1.9 1.6
Federal administration 17 105,280 48.8 1.7 1.7 15 56,720 39.5 1.7 1.9 2 48,560 59.7 1.8 1.5
Provincial administration 9 47,990 28.3 1.4 1.6 9 47,990 28.3 1.4 1.6
Local administration 33 75,280 43.5 1.4 1.8 32 73,050 41.9 1.4 1.8 1 2,230 96.0 2.0 2.0
Telephone and utilities 4 13,060 34.6 2.5 2.4 3 5,990 32.9 2.2 2.0 1 7,070 36.0 2.7 2.7
Education, health, and social services 101 322,470 29.1 1.4 1.6 101 322,470 29.1 1.4 1.6
Other industries

Legend: The dash (–) symbol indicates missing data.

Note: Major settlements are those involving bargaining units of 500 or more employees. For additional information, please see the Technical notes.

Source: Strategic Policy, Analysis, and Workplace Information Directorate, Labour Program, Employment and Social Development Canada.

2013
Total Without COLA With COLA
Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average)
Public sector 312 648,490 33.5 0.7 1.0 310 643,510 33.5 0.7 1.0 2 4,980 36.0 1.1 1.6
Federal administration 15 48,390 37.1 1.8 1.8 15 48,390 37.1 1.8 1.8
Provincial administration 14 75,850 33.2 0.7 0.9 14 75,850 33.2 0.7 0.9
Local administration 30 31,920 38.9 2.2 2.3 30 31,920 38.9 2.2 2.3
Telephone and utilities 14 34,820 44.3 1.4 2.2 12 29,840 45.7 1.4 2.3 2 4,980 36.0 1.1 1.6
Education, health, and social services 239 457,510 32.0 0.5 0.7 239 457,510 32.0 0.5 0.7
Other industries

Legend: The dash (–) symbol indicates missing data.

Note: Major settlements are those involving bargaining units of 500 or more employees. For additional information, please see the Technical notes.

Source: Strategic Policy, Analysis, and Workplace Information Directorate, Labour Program, Employment and Social Development Canada.

2014
Total Without COLA With COLA
Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average)
Public sector 165 511,730 47.9 0.8 1.5 163 509,480 47.9 0.8 1.5 2 2,250 48.0 1.5 1.0
Federal administration 10 20,170 43.4 1.4 1.2 9 18,530 43.0 1.4 1.2 1 1,640 48.0 1.5 0.7
Provincial administration 11 55,370 53.1 0.0 1.2 11 55,370 53.1 0.0 1.2
Local administration 29 33,390 51.2 2.8 2.5 29 33,390 51.2 2.8 2.5
Telephone and utilities 5 4,620 46.8 1.8 2.2 4 4,010 46.6 1.9 2.2 1 610 48.0 1.5 1.8
Education, health, and social services 110 398,180 47.1 0.8 1.4 110 398,180 47.1 0.8 1.4
Other industries

Legend: The dash (–) symbol indicates missing data.

Note: Major settlements are those involving bargaining units of 500 or more employees. For additional information, please see the Technical notes.

Source: Strategic Policy, Analysis, and Workplace Information Directorate, Labour Program, Employment and Social Development Canada.

2015
Total Without COLA With COLA
Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average)
Public sector 137 551,870 39.4 0.6 1.0 136 551,340 39.4 0.6 1.0 1 530 36.0 1.8 2.1
Federal administration 4 2,600 32.5 1.7 1.7 3 2,070 31.7 1.7 1.7 1 530 36.0 1.8 2.1
Provincial administration 5 42,410 39.5 0.1 0.6 5 42,410 39.5 0.1 0.6
Local administration 25 47,670 41.2 2.7 2.2 25 47,670 41.2 2.7 2.2
Telephone and utilities 12 26,755 40.0 1.1 1.4 12 26,755 40.0 1.1 1.4
Education, health, and social services 91 432,435 39.2 0.4 0.8 91 432,435 39.2 0.4 0.8
Other industries

Legend: The dash (–) symbol indicates missing data.

Note: Major settlements are those involving bargaining units of 500 or more employees. For additional information, please see the Technical notes.

Source: Strategic Policy, Analysis, and Workplace Information Directorate, Labour Program, Employment and Social Development Canada.

2016
Total Without COLA With COLA
Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average)
Public sector 149 913,970 48.9 0.7 1.3 147 854,970 50.3 0.7 1.3 2 59,000 28.5 0.8 1.2
Federal administration 7 86,150 34.6 1.1 1.3 5 27,150 48.0 1.8 1.5 2 59,000 28.5 0.8 1.2
Provincial administration 21 85,200 54.3 0.8 1.4 21 85,200 54.3 0.8 1.4
Local administration 29 63,730 51.2 1.7 1.7 29 63,730 51.2 1.7 1.7
Telephone and utilities 5 7,110 43.2 1.4 1.5 5 7,110 43.2 1.4 1.5
Education, health, and social services 87 671,780 49.9 0.5 1.2 87 671,780 49.9 0.5 1.2
Other industries

Legend: The dash (–) symbol indicates missing data.

Note: Major settlements are those involving bargaining units of 500 or more employees. For additional information, please see the Technical notes.

Source: Strategic Policy, Analysis, and Workplace Information Directorate, Labour Program, Employment and Social Development Canada.

2017
Total Without COLA With COLA
Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average)
Public sector 138 661,660 38.3 1.4 1.7 138 661,660 38.3 1.4 1.7
Federal administration 23 175,530 48.2 1.2 1.4 23 175,530 48.2 1.2 1.4
Provincial administration 6 61,400 52.5 1.4 1.8 6 61,400 52.5 1.4 1.8
Local administration 34 46,320 48.5 1.8 1.9 34 46,320 48.5 1.8 1.9
Telephone and utilities 1 690 36.0 1.2 1.7 1 690 36.0 1.2 1.7
Education, health, and social services 74 377,720 30.1 1.5 1.7 74 377,720 30.1 1.5 1.7
Other industries

Legend: The dash (–) symbol indicates missing data.

Note: Major settlements are those involving bargaining units of 500 or more employees. For additional information, please see the Technical notes.

Source: Strategic Policy, Analysis, and Workplace Information Directorate, Labour Program, Employment and Social Development Canada.

2018
Total Without COLA With COLA
Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average)
Public sector 108 437,035 38.7 0.9 1.1 108 437,035 38.7 0.9 1.1
Federal administration 7 30,320 48.0 1.3 1.6 7 30,320 48.0 1.3 1.6
Provincial administration 14 59,230 38.1 1.0 1.0 14 59,230 38.1 1.0 1.0
Local administration 15 15,180 36.2 1.7 1.8 15 15,180 36.2 1.7 1.8
Telephone and utilities 5 11,035 23.3 1.9 2.2 5 11,035 23.3 1.9 2.2
Education, health, and social services 67 321,270 38.5 0.8 1.0 67 321,270 38.5 0.8 1.0
Other industries

Legend: The dash (–) symbol indicates missing data.

Note: Major settlements are those involving bargaining units of 500 or more employees. For additional information, please see the Technical notes.

Source: Strategic Policy, Analysis, and Workplace Information Directorate, Labour Program, Employment and Social Development Canada.

2019
Total Without COLA With COLA
Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average)
Public sector 71 245,120 39.6 1.4 1.5 71 245,120 39.6 1.4 1.5
Federal administration 2 1,550 44.7 3.1 2.1 2 1,550 44.7 3.1 2.1
Provincial administration 6 17,070 45.4 1.1 1.5 6 17,070 45.4 1.1 1.5
Local administration 9 18,685 47.7 1.7 1.5 9 18,685 47.7 1.7 1.5
Telephone and utilities 3 8,860 33.9 1.9 2.2 3 8,860 33.9 1.9 2.2
Education, health, and social services 51 198,955 38.6 1.3 1.5 51 198,955 38.6 1.3 1.5
Other industries

Legend: The dash (–) symbol indicates missing data.

Note: Data for 2019 cover the months of January through September. Major settlements are those involving bargaining units of 500 or more employees. For additional information, please see the Technical notes.

Source: Strategic Policy, Analysis, and Workplace Information Directorate, Labour Program, Employment and Social Development Canada.

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