Major wage settlements by COLA and Administration

Publication date: February 28, 2020

Table of Contents

Month

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 12 72,620 36.7 1.9 1.9 12 72,620 36.7 1.9 1.9
Federal administration 2 1,200 48.0 1.3 2.2 2 1,200 48.0 1.3 2.2
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 12 43,750 42.6 0.7 1.2 12 43,750 42.6 0.7 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 7 25,450 45.5 0.2 0.8 7 25,450 45.5 0.2 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.

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 11 21,125 45.7 1.2 1.1 11 21,125 45.7 1.2 1.1
Federal administration 1 2,320 48.0 3.5 1.7 1 2,320 48.0 3.5 1.7
Provincial administration 1 2,000 36.0 0.0 0.0 1 2,000 36.0 0.0 0.0
Local administration 2 3,645 50.1 1.8 1.7 2 3,645 50.1 1.8 1.7
Telephone and utilities
Education, health, and social services 7 13,160 45.6 0.8 0.9 7 13,160 45.6 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 10 20,060 40.3 1.8 1.3 10 20,060 40.3 1.8 1.3
Federal administration 2 6,100 48.0 2.8 2.0 2 6,100 48.0 2.8 2.0
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 14 34,270 44.6 2.3 1.9 14 34,270 44.6 2.3 1.9
Federal administration 6 19,990 48.0 2.7 2.0 6 19,990 48.0 2.7 2.0
Provincial administration 1 3,750 36.0 1.7 1.7 1 3,750 36.0 1.7 1.7
Local administration 1 700 48.0 2.5 2.1 1 700 48.0 2.5 2.1
Telephone and utilities
Education, health, and social services 6 9,830 40.9 1.6 1.8 6 9,830 40.9 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 9 11,830 46.2 1.9 1.6 9 11,830 46.2 1.9 1.6
Federal administration 3 6,700 48.0 2.6 1.9 3 6,700 48.0 2.6 1.9
Provincial administration
Local administration 1 650 36.0 2.0 1.8 1 650 36.0 2.0 1.8
Telephone and utilities
Education, health, and social services 5 4,480 45.0 0.9 1.1 5 4,480 45.0 0.9 1.1
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 10 8,922 33.2 0.7 0.8 10 8,922 33.2 0.7 0.8
Federal administration 1 560 39.0 3.6 2.3 1 560 39.0 3.6 2.3
Provincial administration
Local administration 1 1,500 24.0 0.0 0.7 1 1,500 24.0 0.0 0.7
Telephone and utilities
Education, health, and social services 8 6,862 34.8 0.7 0.7 8 6,862 34.8 0.7 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.

October 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 3,830 42.9 2.0 2.0 4 3,830 42.9 2.0 2.0
Federal administration
Provincial administration
Local administration 1 1,100 60.0 2.0 2.0 1 1,100 60.0 2.0 2.0
Telephone and utilities
Education, health, and social services 3 2,730 36.0 2.0 2.0 3 2,730 36.0 2.0 2.0
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.

November 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 74,680 41.6 0.9 1.1 9 74,680 41.6 0.9 1.1
Federal administration
Provincial administration 1 9,410 72.0 0.0 1.0 1 9,410 72.0 0.0 1.0
Local administration
Telephone and utilities 4 7,550 46.8 0.9 1.6 4 7,550 46.8 0.9 1.6
Education, health, and social services 4 57,720 36.0 1.0 1.0 4 57,720 36.0 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.

December 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 6 9,920 33.1 0.9 0.9 6 9,920 33.1 0.9 0.9
Federal administration
Provincial administration
Local administration 3 5,250 30.6 0.5 0.4 3 5,250 30.6 0.5 0.4
Telephone and utilities
Education, health, and social services 3 4,670 36.0 1.4 1.4 3 4,670 36.0 1.4 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.

January 2020
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 23,300 24.6 0.1 0.1 14 23,300 24.6 0.1 0.1
Federal administration
Provincial administration 1 610 48.0 3.4 3.1 1 610 48.0 3.4 3.1
Local administration
Telephone and utilities
Education, health, and social services 13 22,690 24.0 0.0 0.0 13 22,690 24.0 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

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 2.6 2.2 25 47,670 41.2 2.6 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 111 441,095 38.7 0.9 1.1 111 441,095 38.7 0.9 1.1
Federal administration 9 32,600 48.0 1.3 1.7 9 32,600 48.0 1.3 1.7
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 1.8 1.8 15 15,180 36.2 1.8 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 68 323,050 38.5 0.8 1.0 68 323,050 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 120 388,262 40.5 1.4 1.5 120 388,262 40.5 1.4 1.5
Federal administration 15 36,870 47.9 2.7 2.0 15 36,870 47.9 2.7 2.0
Provincial administration 7 26,480 54.9 0.7 1.3 7 26,480 54.9 0.7 1.3
Local administration 17 30,885 43.9 1.4 1.3 17 30,885 43.9 1.4 1.3
Telephone and utilities 7 16,410 39.8 1.4 1.9 7 16,410 39.8 1.4 1.9
Education, health, and social services 74 277,617 37.7 1.3 1.4 74 277,617 37.7 1.3 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.

2020
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 23,300 24.6 0.1 0.1 14 23,300 24.6 0.1 0.1
Federal administration
Provincial administration 1 610 48.0 3.4 3.1 1 610 48.0 3.4 3.1
Local administration
Telephone and utilities
Education, health, and social services 13 22,690 24.0 0.0 0.0 13 22,690 24.0 0.0 0.0
Other industries

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

Note: Data for 2020 cover the month of January. 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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