Major wage settlements by COLA and Industry

Publication date: January 31, 2020

Table of Contents

Month

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)
All industries 11 55,015 36.5 1.9 1.9 11 55,015 36.5 1.9 1.9
Primary industries
Utilities
Construction
Manufacturing
Wholesale and retail trade
Transportation 2 3,300 48.0 2.5 2.7 2 3,300 48.0 2.5 2.7
Information and culture
Finance and professional services
Education, health, and social services 9 51,715 35.8 1.9 1.9 9 51,715 35.8 1.9 1.9
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.

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)
All industries 16 91,250 37.1 1.9 2.0 16 91,250 37.1 1.9 2.0
Primary industries 1 580 120.0 0.0 0.0 1 580 120.0 0.0 0.0
Utilities
Construction 2 17,130 35.6 2.0 2.0 2 17,130 35.6 2.0 2.0
Manufacturing 1 600 60.0 2.0 2.0 1 600 60.0 2.0 2.0
Wholesale and retail trade 1 990 36.1 2.1 2.7 1 990 36.1 2.1 2.7
Transportation 1 530 48.0 0.0 1.5 1 530 48.0 0.0 1.5
Information and culture
Finance and professional services
Education, health, and social services 8 69,500 36.4 1.9 1.9 8 69,500 36.4 1.9 1.9
Entertainment and hospitality
Public administration 2 1,920 40.4 1.6 1.8 2 1,920 40.4 1.6 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.

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)
All industries 21 49,790 49.3 0.6 1.2 20 49,290 49.4 0.6 1.2 1 500 36.0 2.4 3.2
Primary industries
Utilities 1 860 36.0 2.0 2.2 1 860 36.0 2.0 2.2
Construction 2 1,150 48.4 -0.9 0.1 2 1,150 48.4 -0.9 0.1
Manufacturing 2 3,000 56.0 2.1 2.3 1 2,500 60.0 2.0 2.1 1 500 36.0 2.4 3.2
Wholesale and retail trade 1 6,500 60.4 0.0 1.7 1 6,500 60.4 0.0 1.7
Transportation 1 2,400 84.0 2.0 2.0 1 2,400 84.0 2.0 2.0
Information and culture
Finance and professional services 1 1,200 48.0 0.0 1.2 1 1,200 48.0 0.0 1.2
Education, health, and social services 8 19,570 37.9 0.1 0.7 8 19,570 37.9 0.1 0.7
Entertainment and hospitality
Public administration 5 15,110 53.3 1.1 1.4 5 15,110 53.3 1.1 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.

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)
All industries 18 59,940 41.8 1.0 1.5 18 59,940 41.8 1.0 1.5
Primary industries
Utilities 2 8,000 33.7 1.8 2.2 2 8,000 33.7 1.8 2.2
Construction 2 10,750 36.0 2.0 2.4 2 10,750 36.0 2.0 2.4
Manufacturing 1 3,300 36.0 2.0 2.0 1 3,300 36.0 2.0 2.0
Wholesale and retail trade 1 900 84.0 2.0 2.0 1 900 84.0 2.0 2.0
Transportation 1 550 48.0 2.5 2.2 1 550 48.0 2.5 2.2
Information and culture 1 690 48.0 1.8 1.9 1 690 48.0 1.8 1.9
Finance and professional services
Education, health, and social services 7 25,450 45.5 0.2 0.8 7 25,450 45.5 0.2 0.8
Entertainment and hospitality
Public administration 3 10,300 42.3 0.9 1.3 3 10,300 42.3 0.9 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.

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)
All industries 28 53,200 39.7 1.9 1.9 28 53,200 39.7 1.9 1.9
Primary industries
Utilities
Construction 19 34,855 36.0 2.4 2.4 19 34,855 36.0 2.4 2.4
Manufacturing 1 740 60.0 4.7 3.0 1 740 60.0 4.7 3.0
Wholesale and retail trade
Transportation
Information and culture
Finance and professional services
Education, health, and social services 5 11,960 46.6 0.8 0.9 5 11,960 46.6 0.8 0.9
Entertainment and hospitality
Public administration 3 5,645 45.1 1.1 1.1 3 5,645 45.1 1.1 1.1

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.

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)
All industries 16 39,860 43.1 1.9 1.8 15 39,310 43.0 2.0 1.9 1 550 48.0 -8.7 -1.3
Primary industries
Utilities
Construction 2 12,550 36.5 1.9 2.2 1 12,000 36.0 2.4 2.4 1 550 48.0 -8.7 -1.3
Manufacturing 2 3,700 60.4 2.2 2.3 2 3,700 60.4 2.2 2.3
Wholesale and retail trade
Transportation 2 7,900 57.9 2.4 2.8 2 7,900 57.9 2.4 2.8
Information and culture 1 750 36.0 0.0 0.0 1 750 36.0 0.0 0.0
Finance and professional services
Education, health, and social services 6 11,930 34.6 0.6 0.6 6 11,930 34.6 0.6 0.6
Entertainment and hospitality 1 1,000 36.0 3.6 1.6 1 1,000 36.0 3.6 1.6
Public administration 2 2,030 50.7 6.0 3.1 2 2,030 50.7 6.0 3.1

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.

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)
All industries 12 24,750 42.8 1.4 1.7 12 24,750 42.8 1.4 1.7
Primary industries 1 3,200 48.0 2.5 2.9 1 3,200 48.0 2.5 2.9
Utilities
Construction 2 6,050 45.3 0.3 0.9 2 6,050 45.3 0.3 0.9
Manufacturing
Wholesale and retail trade
Transportation 1 1,200 48.0 2.0 2.0 1 1,200 48.0 2.0 2.0
Information and culture
Finance and professional services
Education, health, and social services 6 9,560 41.0 1.5 1.7 6 9,560 41.0 1.5 1.7
Entertainment and hospitality
Public administration 2 4,740 38.5 2.0 1.8 2 4,740 38.5 2.0 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 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 10 11,640 39.1 1.1 1.4 10 11,640 39.1 1.1 1.4
Primary industries
Utilities 3 3,410 39.0 2.0 2.1 3 3,410 39.0 2.0 2.1
Construction
Manufacturing
Wholesale and retail trade
Transportation 2 4,260 36.0 0.8 1.1 2 4,260 36.0 0.8 1.1
Information and culture
Finance and professional services
Education, health, and social services 4 3,320 44.0 0.4 0.9 4 3,320 44.0 0.4 0.9
Entertainment and hospitality
Public administration 1 650 36.0 2.0 1.8 1 650 36.0 2.0 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.

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)
All industries 12 10,432 34.9 0.9 0.9 12 10,432 34.9 0.9 0.9
Primary industries
Utilities
Construction
Manufacturing
Wholesale and retail trade
Transportation 1 550 60.0 2.3 2.5 1 550 60.0 2.3 2.5
Information and culture 1 960 36.0 1.5 1.5 1 960 36.0 1.5 1.5
Finance and professional services 1 560 39.0 3.6 2.3 1 560 39.0 3.6 2.3
Education, health, and social services 8 6,862 34.8 0.7 0.7 8 6,862 34.8 0.7 0.7
Entertainment and hospitality
Public administration 1 1,500 24.0 0.0 0.7 1 1,500 24.0 0.0 0.7

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.

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)
All industries 5 5,710 41.8 1.4 1.8 5 5,710 41.8 1.4 1.8
Primary industries
Utilities
Construction
Manufacturing
Wholesale and retail trade 1 1,580 36.0 2.7 2.5 1 1,580 36.0 2.7 2.5
Transportation 1 1,400 47.8 0.0 1.8 1 1,400 47.8 0.0 1.8
Information and culture
Finance and professional services
Education, health, and social services 2 1,630 29.9 1.0 1.0 2 1,630 29.9 1.0 1.0
Entertainment and hospitality
Public administration 1 1,100 60.0 2.0 2.0 1 1,100 60.0 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.

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)
All industries 9 75,080 41.5 0.9 1.1 9 75,080 41.5 0.9 1.1
Primary industries
Utilities 1 3,220 24.0 2.0 2.4 1 3,220 24.0 2.0 2.4
Construction
Manufacturing
Wholesale and retail trade 2 1,730 58.5 0.0 0.7 2 1,730 58.5 0.0 0.7
Transportation
Information and culture 1 3,000 60.0 0.0 1.0 1 3,000 60.0 0.0 1.0
Finance and professional services
Education, health, and social services 4 57,720 36.0 1.0 1.0 4 57,720 36.0 1.0 1.0
Entertainment and hospitality
Public administration 1 9,410 72.0 0.0 1.0 1 9,410 72.0 0.0 1.0

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.

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)
All industries 13 16,710 39.4 2.2 2.2 13 16,710 39.4 2.2 2.2
Primary industries
Utilities
Construction 3 2,300 36.0 2.0 2.0 3 2,300 36.0 2.0 2.0
Manufacturing
Wholesale and retail trade
Transportation 4 7,690 41.1 2.8 2.8 4 7,690 41.1 2.8 2.8
Information and culture
Finance and professional services
Education, health, and social services 3 4,670 36.0 1.4 1.4 3 4,670 36.0 1.4 1.4
Entertainment and hospitality 1 600 36.0 1.5 1.5 1 600 36.0 1.5 1.5
Public administration 2 1,450 48.0 1.7 1.6 2 1,450 48.0 1.7 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.

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)
All industries 333 1,291,380 41.5 1.8 1.8 314 1,249,220 41.0 1.8 1.8 19 42,160 55.1 1.3 1.9
Primary industries 8 9,250 43.2 2.7 2.8 6 7,520 44.8 2.6 3.1 2 1,730 36.0 2.8 1.8
Utilities 8 10,170 32.4 1.6 1.5 8 10,170 32.4 1.6 1.5
Construction 59 279,100 35.9 3.5 2.4 59 279,100 35.9 3.5 2.4
Manufacturing 28 34,010 46.5 0.6 1.5 18 20,560 46.3 0.7 1.3 10 13,450 46.8 0.6 1.8
Wholesale and retail trade 15 44,390 54.9 0.6 1.1 15 44,390 54.9 0.6 1.1
Transportation 19 34,210 48.9 2.2 2.2 16 16,930 37.9 2.2 2.4 3 17,280 59.6 2.1 2.0
Information and culture 7 8,150 45.2 0.6 0.8 5 6,230 44.5 0.2 0.5 2 1,920 47.5 1.7 1.9
Finance and professional services 4 2,940 36.0 2.9 3.2 4 2,940 36.0 2.9 3.2
Education, health, and social services 127 580,550 43.7 1.3 1.6 127 580,550 43.7 1.3 1.6
Entertainment and hospitality 6 6,860 44.2 1.4 2.2 6 6,860 44.2 1.4 2.2
Public administration 52 281,750 39.0 1.3 1.5 50 273,970 38.2 1.4 1.5 2 7,780 65.7 0.3 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.

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)
All industries 302 676,710 40.0 1.3 1.8 269 591,740 38.5 1.3 1.7 33 84,970 50.6 1.1 2.1
Primary industries 7 11,660 53.9 3.3 2.5 3 2,710 60.0 3.4 3.8 4 8,950 52.0 3.2 2.1
Utilities 11 17,350 30.4 2.6 2.7 8 9,800 29.5 2.3 2.5 3 7,550 31.6 2.9 3.0
Construction 19 49,510 45.6 0.5 1.8 6 7,130 37.2 2.0 1.6 13 42,380 47.0 0.3 1.8
Manufacturing 24 21,270 48.0 1.7 1.9 16 13,970 49.4 1.6 1.7 8 7,300 45.3 2.0 2.3
Wholesale and retail trade 16 31,840 49.4 1.2 1.8 16 31,840 49.4 1.2 1.8
Transportation 24 51,220 45.4 2.0 2.3 22 46,070 40.0 2.2 2.3 2 5,150 94.5 0.0 2.4
Information and culture 9 27,440 52.5 1.6 1.9 8 15,040 45.2 1.7 1.9 1 12,400 61.3 1.5 2.0
Finance and professional services 13 14,810 55.6 0.6 2.0 12 14,250 57.3 0.5 2.0 1 560 12.0 2.7 2.7
Education, health, and social services 114 323,720 34.9 1.2 1.5 114 323,720 34.9 1.2 1.5
Entertainment and hospitality 14 14,980 39.1 1.0 1.6 13 14,300 39.2 1.0 1.6 1 680 36.0 0.0 1.9
Public administration 51 112,910 40.7 1.2 1.9 51 112,910 40.7 1.2 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.

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)
All industries 270 750,776 37.8 1.4 1.7 254 662,196 35.6 1.5 1.7 16 88,580 54.2 1.3 1.2
Primary industries 3 2,240 45.6 3.1 3.4 3 2,240 45.6 3.1 3.4
Utilities 9 16,930 34.0 2.5 2.4 8 9,860 32.6 2.4 2.2 1 7,070 36.0 2.7 2.7
Construction 7 7,450 37.4 2.5 2.4 6 6,800 38.6 2.6 2.4 1 650 24.0 2.2 1.9
Manufacturing 26 41,385 45.4 0.9 0.9 16 12,115 41.1 2.4 2.1 10 29,270 47.2 0.2 0.3
Wholesale and retail trade 7 22,310 63.0 1.1 1.3 7 22,310 63.0 1.1 1.3
Transportation 27 104,860 52.6 1.7 1.9 25 56,300 46.5 1.7 2.2 2 48,560 59.7 1.8 1.5
Information and culture 12 22,401 41.7 1.5 1.7 12 22,401 41.7 1.5 1.7
Finance and professional services 13 20,610 49.1 1.4 1.9 13 20,610 49.1 1.4 1.9
Education, health, and social services 110 334,150 29.4 1.3 1.6 110 334,150 29.4 1.3 1.6
Entertainment and hospitality 5 3,420 41.3 1.4 1.9 4 2,620 39.2 1.2 1.7 1 800 48.0 2.0 2.4
Public administration 51 175,020 38.2 1.5 1.8 50 172,790 37.5 1.5 1.8 1 2,230 96.0 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.

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 486 1,094,560 36.9 1.4 1.4 469 1,067,980 36.7 1.4 1.4 17 26,580 43.0 1.5 1.8
Primary industries 4 6,300 43.3 3.3 3.1 2 4,440 36.0 3.9 3.6 2 1,860 60.9 1.8 1.9
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 70.9 1.7 1.8 20 47,310 75.3 1.7 1.9 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 17 23,930 50.8 1.0 2.4 16 23,280 51.0 1.0 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 249 694,200 45.8 1.5 1.7 240 684,250 45.8 1.4 1.7 9 9,950 44.7 1.8 1.6
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 18 19,770 48.9 2.0 2.1 14 16,680 50.3 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 17 32,200 40.6 1.7 1.7 16 30,560 40.2 1.7 1.8 1 1,640 48.0 1.5 0.7
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 112 399,280 47.1 0.8 1.4 112 399,280 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 242 778,490 43.0 0.9 1.2 222 729,050 42.5 0.9 1.1 20 49,440 49.9 0.5 1.7
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 24 57,700 43.5 0.5 1.6 10 21,880 36.1 1.3 1.7 14 35,820 48.0 0.0 1.6
Manufacturing 14 18,480 48.5 1.7 1.8 12 13,980 47.9 1.9 1.8 2 4,500 50.4 1.0 1.6
Wholesale and retail trade 14 53,110 63.5 2.1 1.3 14 53,110 63.5 2.1 1.3
Transportation 21 46,840 60.8 2.1 2.4 19 39,310 61.2 1.9 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 100 443,955 38.8 0.4 0.8 100 443,955 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 40.4 1.5 1.5 32 91,400 40.4 1.5 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 1,183,060 48.0 0.9 1.3 271 1,076,660 48.8 0.8 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 50 110,100 36.3 2.0 1.9 50 110,100 36.3 2.0 1.9
Manufacturing 25 45,210 47.0 2.0 1.4 17 14,610 43.5 2.2 2.0 8 30,600 48.8 1.9 1.0
Wholesale and retail trade 9 24,020 60.0 1.4 1.3 8 18,020 60.0 1.2 1.4 1 6,000 60.0 1.7 1.2
Transportation 19 86,250 41.2 0.9 1.3 17 27,250 68.6 1.0 1.7 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 7 5,330 44.6 1.9 1.6 7 5,330 44.6 1.9 1.6
Education, health, and social services 96 694,880 49.3 0.5 1.2 96 694,880 49.3 0.5 1.2
Entertainment and hospitality 6 5,110 54.1 1.3 1.9 6 5,110 54.1 1.3 1.9
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 210 771,630 38.6 1.4 1.7 209 770,480 38.6 1.4 1.7 1 1,150 48.0 3.0 4.5
Primary industries 8 12,280 35.3 0.7 0.8 8 12,280 35.3 0.7 0.8
Utilities 3 2,920 29.4 1.6 1.7 3 2,920 29.4 1.6 1.7
Construction 13 28,520 36.0 1.7 1.7 13 28,520 36.0 1.7 1.7
Manufacturing 9 10,080 47.9 1.7 1.7 8 8,930 47.9 1.5 1.4 1 1,150 48.0 3.0 4.5
Wholesale and retail trade 7 14,550 47.5 1.7 1.9 7 14,550 47.5 1.7 1.9
Transportation 20 28,870 47.0 1.4 1.9 20 28,870 47.0 1.4 1.9
Information and culture 6 9,010 48.1 1.6 1.8 6 9,010 48.1 1.6 1.8
Finance and professional services 8 5,810 46.2 1.6 1.7 8 5,810 46.2 1.6 1.7
Education, health, and social services 75 385,090 30.0 1.5 1.7 75 385,090 30.0 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 56 268,150 49.1 1.4 1.6 56 268,150 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 187 582,695 40.1 1.1 1.3 185 580,895 40.1 1.1 1.2 2 1,800 53.4 5.5 3.2
Primary industries 2 1,220 33.7 -0.1 0.5 1 720 32.0 -0.2 -0.1 1 500 36.0 0.0 1.3
Utilities 8 15,255 30.2 1.9 2.1 8 15,255 30.2 1.9 2.1
Construction 15 17,340 41.9 0.8 0.9 15 17,340 41.9 0.8 0.9
Manufacturing 10 11,610 52.4 2.2 1.8 9 10,310 51.4 1.5 1.6 1 1,300 60.0 7.6 3.9
Wholesale and retail trade 7 17,970 50.9 0.7 1.8 7 17,970 50.9 0.7 1.8
Transportation 13 22,580 41.5 2.0 2.1 13 22,580 41.5 2.0 2.1
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 13 38,580 43.2 1.2 1.2 13 38,580 43.2 1.2 1.2
Education, health, and social services 70 323,700 38.5 0.8 1.0 70 323,700 38.5 0.8 1.0
Entertainment and hospitality 7 6,850 43.9 2.9 2.6 7 6,850 43.9 2.9 2.6
Public administration 35 103,350 40.6 1.2 1.3 35 103,350 40.6 1.2 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.

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 171 493,377 40.7 1.5 1.6 169 492,327 40.7 1.5 1.6 2 1,050 42.3 -3.4 0.9
Primary industries 2 3,780 59.0 2.1 2.5 2 3,780 59.0 2.1 2.5
Utilities 7 15,490 33.0 1.9 2.2 7 15,490 33.0 1.9 2.2
Construction 32 84,785 36.8 2.0 2.2 31 84,235 36.7 2.0 2.2 1 550 48.0 -8.7 -1.3
Manufacturing 7 11,340 52.1 2.3 2.2 6 10,840 52.8 2.2 2.2 1 500 36.0 2.4 3.2
Wholesale and retail trade 6 11,700 56.6 0.7 1.7 6 11,700 56.6 0.7 1.7
Transportation 16 29,780 50.2 2.1 2.4 16 29,780 50.2 2.1 2.4
Information and culture 4 5,400 50.9 0.5 1.1 4 5,400 50.9 0.5 1.1
Finance and professional services 2 1,760 45.1 1.1 1.6 2 1,760 45.1 1.1 1.6
Education, health, and social services 70 273,887 37.7 1.3 1.4 70 273,887 37.7 1.3 1.4
Entertainment and hospitality 2 1,600 36.0 2.8 1.5 2 1,600 36.0 2.8 1.5
Public administration 23 53,855 50.7 1.2 1.4 23 53,855 50.7 1.2 1.4

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

Note: Data for 2019 cover the months of January through December. 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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