Major wage settlements by COLA and Industry

Publication date: June 1, 2022

Table of Contents

Month

May 2021
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)
All industries 11 18,832 49.9 1.7 1.6 11 18,832 49.9 1.7 1.6
Primary industries
Utilities 1 630 36.0 2.0 2.0 1 630 36.0 2.0 2.0
Construction
Manufacturing 1 600 36.0 1.1 1.2 1 600 36.0 1.1 1.2
Wholesale and retail trade 1 630 48.1 1.3 1.4 1 630 48.1 1.3 1.4
Transportation 1 3,100 48.0 3.1 2.5 1 3,100 48.0 3.1 2.5
Information and culture 1 2,800 84.0 2.0 2.1 1 2,800 84.0 2.0 2.1
Finance and professional services
Education, health, and social services 4 5,652 50.7 1.3 1.0 4 5,652 50.7 1.3 1.0
Entertainment and hospitality
Public administration 2 5,420 36.0 1.3 1.3 2 5,420 36.0 1.3 1.3

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 2021
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)
All industries 8 27,695 37.0 2.0 1.9 8 27,695 37.0 2.0 1.9
Primary industries
Utilities
Construction 1 500 60.0 1.8 3.5 1 500 60.0 1.8 3.5
Manufacturing
Wholesale and retail trade 1 850 84.0 1.5 1.9 1 850 84.0 1.5 1.9
Transportation 1 1,600 12.0 2.2 2.2 1 1,600 12.0 2.2 2.2
Information and culture
Finance and professional services
Education, health, and social services 3 3,155 40.4 1.9 1.2 3 3,155 40.4 1.9 1.2
Entertainment and hospitality 1 590 36.0 1.0 1.7 1 590 36.0 1.0 1.7
Public administration 1 21,000 36.0 2.0 2.0 1 21,000 36.0 2.0 2.0

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 2021
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)
All industries 11 177,260 46.8 2.0 2.0 11 177,260 46.8 2.0 2.0
Primary industries
Utilities
Construction 4 144,940 48.0 2.1 2.1 4 144,940 48.0 2.1 2.1
Manufacturing
Wholesale and retail trade
Transportation 1 1,030 48.0 3.0 2.5 1 1,030 48.0 3.0 2.5
Information and culture 1 750 36.0 2.0 2.0 1 750 36.0 2.0 2.0
Finance and professional services
Education, health, and social services 4 23,840 36.0 1.5 1.8 4 23,840 36.0 1.5 1.8
Entertainment and hospitality
Public administration 1 6,700 60.0 1.8 1.8 1 6,700 60.0 1.8 1.8

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 2021
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)
All industries 7 33,495 63.0 0.5 2.3 7 33,495 63.0 0.5 2.3
Primary industries
Utilities 2 3,775 33.1 1.1 1.1 2 3,775 33.1 1.1 1.1
Construction
Manufacturing
Wholesale and retail trade
Transportation
Information and culture 1 3,520 48.0 1.5 1.9 1 3,520 48.0 1.5 1.9
Finance and professional services 2 3,200 38.6 0.4 1.6 2 3,200 38.6 0.4 1.6
Education, health, and social services
Entertainment and hospitality
Public administration 2 23,000 73.5 0.3 2.7 2 23,000 73.5 0.3 2.7

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 2021
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)
All industries 20 131,199 36.3 2.0 2.0 19 83,199 43.4 2.0 2.0 1 48,000 24.0 2.0 2.0
Primary industries 2 2,403 46.2 5.4 3.6 2 2,403 46.2 5.4 3.6
Utilities
Construction
Manufacturing
Wholesale and retail trade
Transportation 2 49,043 24.8 2.0 2.0 1 1,043 60.0 0.0 0.9 1 48,000 24.0 2.0 2.0
Information and culture
Finance and professional services
Education, health, and social services 12 63,846 36.0 2.0 2.0 12 63,846 36.0 2.0 2.0
Entertainment and hospitality 1 1,100 84.0 0.0 1.9 1 1,100 84.0 0.0 1.9
Public administration 3 14,807 71.0 1.7 1.9 3 14,807 71.0 1.7 1.9

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 2021
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)
All industries 6 64,631 36.8 2.0 2.0 6 64,631 36.8 2.0 2.0
Primary industries
Utilities
Construction
Manufacturing
Wholesale and retail trade 1 1,400 48.1 2.1 2.2 1 1,400 48.1 2.1 2.2
Transportation
Information and culture
Finance and professional services 1 725 48.0 1.0 1.8 1 725 48.0 1.0 1.8
Education, health, and social services 3 61,980 36.0 2.0 2.0 3 61,980 36.0 2.0 2.0
Entertainment and hospitality
Public administration 1 526 84.0 2.0 2.1 1 526 84.0 2.0 2.1

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 2021
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)
All industries 6 129,405 36.1 2.0 2.0 6 129,405 36.1 2.0 2.0
Primary industries
Utilities
Construction
Manufacturing
Wholesale and retail trade
Transportation
Information and culture
Finance and professional services
Education, health, and social services 6 129,405 36.1 2.0 2.0 6 129,405 36.1 2.0 2.0
Entertainment and hospitality
Public administration

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 2021
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)
All industries 8 95,190 38.6 2.4 2.1 7 93,190 38.1 2.3 2.0 1 2,000 60.0 8.4 3.3
Primary industries
Utilities
Construction
Manufacturing 2 3,913 65.9 9.5 3.4 1 1,913 72.0 10.6 3.6 1 2,000 60.0 8.4 3.3
Wholesale and retail trade 1 800 72.0 5.7 3.2 1 800 72.0 5.7 3.2
Transportation
Information and culture
Finance and professional services
Education, health, and social services 4 81,853 36.0 2.0 2.0 4 81,853 36.0 2.0 2.0
Entertainment and hospitality
Public administration 1 8,624 48.0 2.8 2.0 1 8,624 48.0 2.8 2.0

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 2022
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)
All industries 3 42,594 44.3 0.6 1.4 3 42,594 44.3 0.6 1.4
Primary industries
Utilities
Construction
Manufacturing
Wholesale and retail trade
Transportation 1 11,000 36.0 2.2 2.1 1 11,000 36.0 2.2 2.1
Information and culture
Finance and professional services 1 2,240 36.0 1.5 1.8 1 2,240 36.0 1.5 1.8
Education, health, and social services 1 29,354 48.0 0.0 1.1 1 29,354 48.0 0.0 1.1
Entertainment and hospitality
Public administration

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 2022
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)
All industries 3 7,954 25.0 3.5 3.2 3 7,954 25.0 3.5 3.2
Primary industries
Utilities
Construction
Manufacturing
Wholesale and retail trade
Transportation 1 5,000 12.0 3.0 3.0 1 5,000 12.0 3.0 3.0
Information and culture
Finance and professional services
Education, health, and social services 1 1,348 60.0 6.1 3.9 1 1,348 60.0 6.1 3.9
Entertainment and hospitality 1 1,606 36.0 3.0 3.4 1 1,606 36.0 3.0 3.4
Public administration

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 2022
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)
All industries 4 5,750 33.9 3.1 3.0 4 5,750 33.9 3.1 3.0
Primary industries
Utilities
Construction
Manufacturing
Wholesale and retail trade
Transportation
Information and culture
Finance and professional services 2 1,685 28.7 3.5 3.5 2 1,685 28.7 3.5 3.5
Education, health, and social services 2 4,065 36.0 3.0 2.8 2 4,065 36.0 3.0 2.8
Entertainment and hospitality
Public administration

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

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)
All industries 484 1,092,600 36.8 1.4 1.4 468 1,067,020 36.7 1.4 1.4 16 25,580 41.9 1.5 1.8
Primary industries 3 5,300 37.9 3.6 3.3 2 4,440 36.0 3.9 3.6 1 860 48.0 2.4 1.4
Utilities 15 33,370 44.3 1.4 2.3 13 28,390 45.8 1.5 2.4 2 4,980 36.0 1.1 1.6
Construction 68 287,610 34.3 2.8 2.2 66 286,360 34.3 2.8 2.2 2 1,250 41.3 3.0 2.3
Manufacturing 32 33,420 46.9 1.6 1.9 24 22,450 47.9 1.8 2.0 8 10,970 44.9 1.3 1.8
Wholesale and retail trade 21 53,310 71.0 1.8 1.8 20 47,310 75.5 1.9 1.8 1 6,000 36.0 1.7 1.7
Transportation 19 21,340 41.1 1.7 2.0 18 20,470 39.8 1.7 2.0 1 870 72.0 1.0 1.8
Information and culture 9 14,600 43.8 1.6 1.7 9 14,600 43.8 1.6 1.7
Finance and professional services 16 22,970 50.4 0.9 2.4 15 22,320 50.6 0.9 2.4 1 650 43.0 3.0 2.0
Education, health, and social services 243 466,730 32.3 0.5 0.7 243 466,730 32.3 0.5 0.7
Entertainment and hospitality 6 4,270 48.5 1.7 1.6 6 4,270 48.5 1.7 1.6
Public administration 52 149,680 35.8 1.3 1.4 52 149,680 35.8 1.3 1.4

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)
All industries 245 689,168 45.8 1.4 1.7 237 680,858 45.8 1.4 1.7 8 8,310 44.1 1.9 1.8
Primary industries 3 1,830 39.1 4.5 3.3 3 1,830 39.1 4.5 3.3
Utilities 10 10,630 44.3 2.3 2.4 8 7,400 42.6 2.3 2.5 2 3,230 48.0 2.3 2.2
Construction 10 84,820 34.8 4.4 2.4 10 84,820 34.8 4.4 2.4
Manufacturing 16 17,153 49.8 2.0 2.1 12 14,063 51.8 2.1 2.2 4 3,090 41.0 1.6 1.6
Wholesale and retail trade 11 16,430 49.8 2.8 1.8 11 16,430 49.8 2.8 1.8
Transportation 16 30,560 40.2 1.7 1.8 16 30,560 40.2 1.7 1.8
Information and culture 9 13,950 44.9 1.9 1.4 7 11,960 45.4 1.9 1.4 2 1,990 42.5 1.7 1.7
Finance and professional services 5 5,010 35.1 1.5 1.5 5 5,010 35.1 1.5 1.5
Education, health, and social services 111 398,505 47.1 0.8 1.4 111 398,505 47.1 0.8 1.4
Entertainment and hospitality 10 14,410 47.7 0.9 1.9 10 14,410 47.7 0.9 1.9
Public administration 44 95,870 51.1 1.1 1.7 44 95,870 51.1 1.1 1.7

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)
All industries 238 753,178 42.8 1.0 1.2 231 739,008 42.6 1.0 1.2 7 14,170 54.7 1.8 2.2
Primary industries 2 1,170 47.1 -1.7 0.3 1 650 36.0 1.0 1.3 1 520 61.0 -5.0 -1.0
Utilities 15 29,785 40.0 1.2 1.5 14 28,715 39.7 1.2 1.5 1 1,070 48.0 2.0 2.1
Construction 20 33,500 40.2 3.8 1.9 19 32,950 40.1 3.9 1.9 1 550 48.0 0.0 1.6
Manufacturing 14 18,640 48.7 1.7 1.8 12 14,140 48.2 1.9 1.8 2 4,500 50.4 1.0 1.6
Wholesale and retail trade 13 52,310 64.1 2.1 1.3 13 52,310 64.1 2.1 1.3
Transportation 21 46,840 60.8 2.0 2.4 19 39,310 61.2 1.8 2.3 2 7,530 58.3 2.8 2.8
Information and culture 4 12,170 42.9 2.1 2.0 4 12,170 42.9 2.1 2.0
Finance and professional services 10 18,130 45.7 0.8 1.6 10 18,130 45.7 0.8 1.6
Education, health, and social services 101 443,483 38.8 0.4 0.8 101 443,483 38.8 0.4 0.8
Entertainment and hospitality 6 5,750 53.4 2.2 2.2 6 5,750 53.4 2.2 2.2
Public administration 32 91,400 40.3 1.3 1.5 32 91,400 40.3 1.3 1.5

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)
All industries 283 1,074,184 46.8 0.9 1.4 271 967,784 47.5 0.9 1.4 12 106,400 40.5 1.1 1.1
Primary industries 8 14,090 32.1 0.2 0.7 8 14,090 32.1 0.2 0.7
Utilities 6 4,800 44.1 0.9 1.4 6 4,800 44.1 0.9 1.4
Construction 51 110,700 36.5 1.9 1.9 51 110,700 36.5 1.9 1.9
Manufacturing 25 44,839 47.7 2.0 1.3 17 14,239 45.4 2.2 2.0 8 30,600 48.8 1.9 1.0
Wholesale and retail trade 9 24,215 60.0 1.4 1.3 8 18,215 60.0 1.2 1.4 1 6,000 60.0 1.7 1.2
Transportation 18 85,650 41.2 1.0 1.4 16 26,650 69.3 1.3 1.8 2 59,000 28.5 0.8 1.2
Information and culture 6 19,840 58.6 0.7 1.2 5 9,040 42.6 1.5 1.5 1 10,800 72.0 0.0 1.0
Finance and professional services 8 5,980 41.7 1.9 1.7 8 5,980 41.7 1.9 1.7
Education, health, and social services 96 586,630 47.4 0.6 1.3 96 586,630 47.4 0.6 1.3
Entertainment and hospitality 5 4,010 45.9 1.7 1.7 5 4,010 45.9 1.7 1.7
Public administration 51 173,430 52.3 1.3 1.5 51 173,430 52.3 1.3 1.5

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)
All industries 215 838,099 39.2 1.7 1.7 213 835,999 39.2 1.7 1.7 2 2,100 47.1 1.6 2.5
Primary industries 9 13,271 36.2 0.7 0.9 9 13,271 36.2 0.7 0.9
Utilities 3 2,920 29.4 1.6 1.7 3 2,920 29.4 1.6 1.7
Construction 16 97,270 44.5 3.4 2.0 16 97,270 44.5 3.4 2.0
Manufacturing 11 11,590 48.3 1.6 1.7 9 9,490 48.6 1.6 1.5 2 2,100 47.1 1.6 2.5
Wholesale and retail trade 7 14,550 47.5 1.7 1.9 7 14,550 47.5 1.7 1.9
Transportation 19 27,920 46.5 1.4 1.9 19 27,920 46.5 1.4 1.9
Information and culture 6 9,010 47.4 1.6 1.8 6 9,010 47.4 1.6 1.8
Finance and professional services 9 6,260 47.3 1.6 1.7 9 6,260 47.3 1.6 1.7
Education, health, and social services 74 381,990 29.6 1.5 1.7 74 381,990 29.6 1.5 1.7
Entertainment and hospitality 5 6,350 46.7 2.0 1.9 5 6,350 46.7 2.0 1.9
Public administration 56 266,968 49.1 1.4 1.6 56 266,968 49.1 1.4 1.6

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)
All industries 202 699,743 41.8 1.2 1.3 201 698,443 41.8 1.2 1.3 1 1,300 60.0 7.6 3.9
Primary industries 1 720 32.0 -0.2 -0.1 1 720 32.0 -0.2 -0.1
Utilities 8 15,255 30.2 1.9 2.1 8 15,255 30.2 1.9 2.1
Construction 16 92,830 47.0 2.1 1.5 16 92,830 47.0 2.1 1.5
Manufacturing 11 12,215 52.1 2.2 1.8 10 10,915 51.2 1.5 1.6 1 1,300 60.0 7.6 3.9
Wholesale and retail trade 7 17,970 50.9 0.7 1.4 7 17,970 50.9 0.7 1.4
Transportation 15 26,890 42.6 1.9 2.2 15 26,890 42.6 1.9 2.2
Information and culture 7 24,240 43.6 2.3 2.5 7 24,240 43.6 2.3 2.5
Finance and professional services 16 41,440 42.9 1.2 1.2 16 41,440 42.9 1.2 1.2
Education, health, and social services 72 325,870 38.7 0.8 1.0 72 325,870 38.7 0.8 1.0
Entertainment and hospitality 8 7,140 45.3 2.8 2.6 8 7,140 45.3 2.8 2.6
Public administration 41 135,173 43.9 1.2 1.4 41 135,173 43.9 1.2 1.4

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)
All industries 234 607,108 41.7 1.6 1.7 233 606,608 41.7 1.6 1.7 1 500 36.0 2.4 3.2
Primary industries 3 4,630 54.8 2.1 2.4 3 4,630 54.8 2.1 2.4
Utilities 11 18,770 36.0 1.8 2.1 11 18,770 36.0 1.8 2.1
Construction 39 96,855 36.7 1.9 2.1 39 96,855 36.7 1.9 2.1
Manufacturing 11 13,504 57.1 2.2 2.2 10 13,004 57.9 2.2 2.2 1 500 36.0 2.4 3.2
Wholesale and retail trade 9 15,580 56.0 0.9 1.7 9 15,580 56.0 0.9 1.7
Transportation 18 33,950 51.2 2.2 2.4 18 33,950 51.2 2.2 2.4
Information and culture 6 10,452 53.4 1.0 0.9 6 10,452 53.4 1.0 0.9
Finance and professional services 5 5,140 47.0 2.2 1.9 5 5,140 47.0 2.2 1.9
Education, health, and social services 82 286,887 37.8 1.3 1.4 82 286,887 37.8 1.3 1.4
Entertainment and hospitality 2 1,800 36.0 7.1 5.0 2 1,800 36.0 7.1 5.0
Public administration 48 119,540 48.0 1.8 1.7 48 119,540 48.0 1.8 1.7

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)
All industries 138 697,811 40.5 1.7 1.6 130 611,041 39.8 1.6 1.5 8 86,770 45.6 1.9 2.2
Primary industries 3 7,450 36.0 0.7 0.2 3 7,450 36.0 0.7 0.2
Utilities 5 12,476 44.4 1.5 1.9 5 12,476 44.4 1.5 1.9
Construction 6 11,410 48.0 1.3 1.4 6 11,410 48.0 1.3 1.4
Manufacturing 10 34,940 39.7 2.5 1.9 4 7,170 54.4 2.4 2.3 6 27,770 35.9 2.5 1.8
Wholesale and retail trade 4 4,020 52.1 1.9 2.0 4 4,020 52.1 1.9 2.0
Transportation 17 94,933 52.0 1.8 2.2 15 35,933 55.0 2.1 2.1 2 59,000 50.2 1.6 2.3
Information and culture 1 1,200 36.1 1.5 1.5 1 1,200 36.1 1.5 1.5
Finance and professional services 6 9,163 42.9 1.7 2.2 6 9,163 42.9 1.7 2.2
Education, health, and social services 58 341,904 37.5 1.1 1.2 58 341,904 37.5 1.1 1.2
Entertainment and hospitality 1 738 12.0 2.0 2.0 1 738 12.0 2.0 2.0
Public administration 27 179,577 39.5 2.5 2.0 27 179,577 39.5 2.5 2.0

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.

2021
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)
All industries 116 779,487 41.9 1.9 1.9 114 729,487 43.0 1.8 1.9 2 50,000 25.4 2.3 2.1
Primary industries 2 2,403 46.2 5.4 3.6 2 2,403 46.2 5.4 3.6
Utilities 4 11,116 20.5 1.1 1.1 4 11,116 20.5 1.1 1.1
Construction 7 147,010 47.9 2.0 2.0 7 147,010 47.9 2.0 2.0
Manufacturing 7 8,638 56.8 5.4 2.5 6 6,638 55.8 4.5 2.3 1 2,000 60.0 8.4 3.3
Wholesale and retail trade 5 7,580 66.9 1.3 1.2 5 7,580 66.9 1.3 1.2
Transportation 10 58,509 26.1 2.0 2.0 9 10,509 35.7 1.7 1.8 1 48,000 24.0 2.0 2.0
Information and culture 3 7,070 61.0 1.8 2.0 3 7,070 61.0 1.8 2.0
Finance and professional services 4 4,482 39.8 0.4 1.5 4 4,482 39.8 0.4 1.5
Education, health, and social services 46 410,814 38.0 1.8 1.9 46 410,814 38.0 1.8 1.9
Entertainment and hospitality 4 4,836 36.7 0.1 0.8 4 4,836 36.7 0.1 0.8
Public administration 24 117,029 54.0 1.8 2.1 24 117,029 54.0 1.8 2.1

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.

2022
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)
All industries 10 56,298 40.5 1.3 1.8 10 56,298 40.5 1.3 1.8
Primary industries
Utilities
Construction
Manufacturing
Wholesale and retail trade
Transportation 2 16,000 28.5 2.4 2.4 2 16,000 28.5 2.4 2.4
Information and culture
Finance and professional services 3 3,925 32.9 2.4 2.5 3 3,925 32.9 2.4 2.5
Education, health, and social services 4 34,767 47.1 0.6 1.4 4 34,767 47.1 0.6 1.4
Entertainment and hospitality 1 1,606 36.0 3.0 3.4 1 1,606 36.0 3.0 3.4
Public administration

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

Note: Data for 2022 cover the months of January through April. 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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