Major wage settlements by jurisdiction (aggregated) and month

Publication date: June 1, 2022

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Industry

All industries
All jurisdictions Federal jurisdiction Provincial jurisdiction
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)
May 2021 11 18,832 49.9 1.7 1.6 2 5,900 65.1 2.6 2.3 9 12,932 43.0 1.3 1.2
June 2021 8 27,695 37.0 2.0 1.9 1 1,600 12.0 2.2 2.2 7 26,095 38.5 1.9 1.9
July 2021 11 177,260 46.8 2.0 2.0 11 177,260 46.8 2.0 2.0
August 2021 7 33,495 63.0 0.5 2.3 4 25,720 73.4 0.3 2.6 3 7,775 28.4 1.3 1.3
September 2021 20 131,199 36.3 2.0 2.0 3 49,753 25.0 2.0 2.0 17 81,446 43.3 2.0 2.0
October 2021 6 64,631 36.8 2.0 2.0 1 725 48.0 1.0 1.8 5 63,906 36.6 2.0 2.0
November 2021 6 129,405 36.1 2.0 2.0 6 129,405 36.1 2.0 2.0
December 2021 8 95,190 38.6 2.4 2.1 1 8,624 48.0 2.8 2.0 7 86,566 37.7 2.4 2.1
January 2022 3 42,594 44.3 0.6 1.4 3 42,594 44.3 0.6 1.4
March 2022 3 7,954 25.0 3.5 3.2 3 7,954 25.0 3.5 3.2
April 2022 4 5,750 33.9 3.1 3.0 1 660 36.0 3.5 3.5 3 5,090 33.6 3.1 2.9

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.

Primary industries
All jurisdictions Federal jurisdiction Provincial jurisdiction
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)
May 2021
June 2021
July 2021
August 2021
September 2021 2 2,403 46.2 5.4 3.6 1 710 42.0 2.0 2.0 1 1,693 48.0 6.9 4.2
October 2021
November 2021
December 2021
January 2022
March 2022
April 2022

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.

Utilities
All jurisdictions Federal jurisdiction Provincial jurisdiction
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)
May 2021 1 630 36.0 2.0 2.0 1 630 36.0 2.0 2.0
June 2021
July 2021
August 2021 2 3,775 33.1 1.1 1.1 2 3,775 33.1 1.1 1.1
September 2021
October 2021
November 2021
December 2021
January 2022
March 2022
April 2022

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.

Construction
All jurisdictions Federal jurisdiction Provincial jurisdiction
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)
May 2021
June 2021 1 500 60.0 1.8 3.5 1 500 60.0 1.8 3.5
July 2021 4 144,940 48.0 2.1 2.1 4 144,940 48.0 2.1 2.1
August 2021
September 2021
October 2021
November 2021
December 2021
January 2022
March 2022
April 2022

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.

Manufacturing
All jurisdictions Federal jurisdiction Provincial jurisdiction
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)
May 2021 1 600 36.0 1.1 1.2 1 600 36.0 1.1 1.2
June 2021
July 2021
August 2021
September 2021
October 2021
November 2021
December 2021 2 3,913 65.9 9.5 3.4 2 3,913 65.9 9.5 3.4
January 2022
March 2022
April 2022

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.

Wholesale and retail trade
All jurisdictions Federal jurisdiction Provincial jurisdiction
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)
May 2021 1 630 48.1 1.3 1.4 1 630 48.1 1.3 1.4
June 2021 1 850 84.0 1.5 1.9 1 850 84.0 1.5 1.9
July 2021
August 2021
September 2021
October 2021 1 1,400 48.1 2.1 2.2 1 1,400 48.1 2.1 2.2
November 2021
December 2021 1 800 72.0 5.7 3.2 1 800 72.0 5.7 3.2
January 2022
March 2022
April 2022

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.

Transportation
All jurisdictions Federal jurisdiction Provincial jurisdiction
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)
May 2021 1 3,100 48.0 3.1 2.5 1 3,100 48.0 3.1 2.5
June 2021 1 1,600 12.0 2.2 2.2 1 1,600 12.0 2.2 2.2
July 2021 1 1,030 48.0 3.0 2.5 1 1,030 48.0 3.0 2.5
August 2021
September 2021 2 49,043 24.8 2.0 2.0 2 49,043 24.8 2.0 2.0
October 2021
November 2021
December 2021
January 2022 1 11,000 36.0 2.2 2.1 1 11,000 36.0 2.2 2.1
March 2022 1 5,000 12.0 3.0 3.0 1 5,000 12.0 3.0 3.0
April 2022

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.

Information and culture
All jurisdictions Federal jurisdiction Provincial jurisdiction
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)
May 2021 1 2,800 84.0 2.0 2.1 1 2,800 84.0 2.0 2.1
June 2021
July 2021 1 750 36.0 2.0 2.0 1 750 36.0 2.0 2.0
August 2021 1 3,520 48.0 1.5 1.9 1 3,520 48.0 1.5 1.9
September 2021
October 2021
November 2021
December 2021
January 2022
March 2022
April 2022

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.

Finance and professional services
All jurisdictions Federal jurisdiction Provincial jurisdiction
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)
May 2021
June 2021
July 2021
August 2021 2 3,200 38.6 0.4 1.6 2 3,200 38.6 0.4 1.6
September 2021
October 2021 1 725 48.0 1.0 1.8 1 725 48.0 1.0 1.8
November 2021
December 2021
January 2022 1 2,240 36.0 1.5 1.8 1 2,240 36.0 1.5 1.8
March 2022
April 2022 2 1,685 28.7 3.5 3.5 1 660 36.0 3.5 3.5 1 1,025 24.0 3.5 3.5

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.

Education, health, and social services
All jurisdictions Federal jurisdiction Provincial jurisdiction
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)
May 2021 4 5,652 50.7 1.3 1.0 4 5,652 50.7 1.3 1.0
June 2021 3 3,155 40.4 1.9 1.2 3 3,155 40.4 1.9 1.2
July 2021 4 23,840 36.0 1.5 1.8 4 23,840 36.0 1.5 1.8
August 2021
September 2021 12 63,846 36.0 2.0 2.0 12 63,846 36.0 2.0 2.0
October 2021 3 61,980 36.0 2.0 2.0 3 61,980 36.0 2.0 2.0
November 2021 6 129,405 36.1 2.0 2.0 6 129,405 36.1 2.0 2.0
December 2021 4 81,853 36.0 2.0 2.0 4 81,853 36.0 2.0 2.0
January 2022 1 29,354 48.0 0.0 1.1 1 29,354 48.0 0.0 1.1
March 2022 1 1,348 60.0 6.1 3.9 1 1,348 60.0 6.1 3.9
April 2022 2 4,065 36.0 3.0 2.8 2 4,065 36.0 3.0 2.8

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.

Entertainment and hospitality
All jurisdictions Federal jurisdiction Provincial jurisdiction
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)
May 2021
June 2021 1 590 36.0 1.0 1.7 1 590 36.0 1.0 1.7
July 2021
August 2021
September 2021 1 1,100 84.0 0.0 1.9 1 1,100 84.0 0.0 1.9
October 2021
November 2021
December 2021
January 2022
March 2022 1 1,606 36.0 3.0 3.4 1 1,606 36.0 3.0 3.4
April 2022

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.

Public administration
All jurisdictions Federal jurisdiction Provincial jurisdiction
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)
May 2021 2 5,420 36.0 1.3 1.3 2 5,420 36.0 1.3 1.3
June 2021 1 21,000 36.0 2.0 2.0 1 21,000 36.0 2.0 2.0
July 2021 1 6,700 60.0 1.8 1.8 1 6,700 60.0 1.8 1.8
August 2021 2 23,000 73.5 0.3 2.7 1 19,000 84.0 0.0 2.9 1 4,000 24.0 1.5 1.5
September 2021 3 14,807 71.0 1.7 1.9 3 14,807 71.0 1.7 1.9
October 2021 1 526 84.0 2.0 2.1 1 526 84.0 2.0 2.1
November 2021
December 2021 1 8,624 48.0 2.8 2.0 1 8,624 48.0 2.8 2.0
January 2022
March 2022
April 2022

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.

Sector

All sectors
All jurisdictions Federal jurisdiction Provincial jurisdiction
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)
May 2021 11 18,832 49.9 1.7 1.6 2 5,900 65.1 2.6 2.3 9 12,932 43.0 1.3 1.2
June 2021 8 27,695 37.0 2.0 1.9 1 1,600 12.0 2.2 2.2 7 26,095 38.5 1.9 1.9
July 2021 11 177,260 46.8 2.0 2.0 11 177,260 46.8 2.0 2.0
August 2021 7 33,495 63.0 0.5 2.3 4 25,720 73.4 0.3 2.6 3 7,775 28.4 1.3 1.3
September 2021 20 131,199 36.3 2.0 2.0 3 49,753 25.0 2.0 2.0 17 81,446 43.3 2.0 2.0
October 2021 6 64,631 36.8 2.0 2.0 1 725 48.0 1.0 1.8 5 63,906 36.6 2.0 2.0
November 2021 6 129,405 36.1 2.0 2.0 6 129,405 36.1 2.0 2.0
December 2021 8 95,190 38.6 2.4 2.1 1 8,624 48.0 2.8 2.0 7 86,566 37.7 2.4 2.1
January 2022 3 42,594 44.3 0.6 1.4 3 42,594 44.3 0.6 1.4
March 2022 3 7,954 25.0 3.5 3.2 3 7,954 25.0 3.5 3.2
April 2022 4 5,750 33.9 3.1 3.0 1 660 36.0 3.5 3.5 3 5,090 33.6 3.1 2.9

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.

Private sector
All jurisdictions Federal jurisdiction Provincial jurisdiction
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)
May 2021 4 4,660 66.5 1.8 1.9 1 2,800 84.0 2.0 2.1 3 1,860 40.1 1.5 1.6
June 2021 4 3,540 40.1 1.8 2.3 1 1,600 12.0 2.2 2.2 3 1,940 63.2 1.4 2.3
July 2021 5 145,970 48.0 2.1 2.1 5 145,970 48.0 2.1 2.1
August 2021 3 6,720 43.5 1.0 1.8 3 6,720 43.5 1.0 1.8
September 2021 4 4,546 58.5 2.9 2.5 2 1,753 52.7 0.8 1.3 2 2,793 62.2 4.2 3.3
October 2021 2 2,125 48.0 1.7 2.1 1 725 48.0 1.0 1.8 1 1,400 48.1 2.1 2.2
November 2021
December 2021 2 3,913 65.9 9.5 3.4 2 3,913 65.9 9.5 3.4
January 2022 1 2,240 36.0 1.5 1.8 1 2,240 36.0 1.5 1.8
March 2022
April 2022 1 1,025 24.0 3.5 3.5 1 1,025 24.0 3.5 3.5

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.

Public sector
All jurisdictions Federal jurisdiction Provincial jurisdiction
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)
May 2021 7 14,172 44.5 1.7 1.4 1 3,100 48.0 3.1 2.5 6 11,072 43.5 1.3 1.1
June 2021 4 24,155 36.6 2.0 1.9 4 24,155 36.6 2.0 1.9
July 2021 6 31,290 41.1 1.6 1.8 6 31,290 41.1 1.6 1.8
August 2021 4 26,775 67.9 0.4 2.5 1 19,000 84.0 0.0 2.9 3 7,775 28.4 1.3 1.3
September 2021 16 126,653 35.5 2.0 2.0 1 48,000 24.0 2.0 2.0 15 78,653 42.6 1.9 2.0
October 2021 4 62,506 36.4 2.0 2.0 4 62,506 36.4 2.0 2.0
November 2021 6 129,405 36.1 2.0 2.0 6 129,405 36.1 2.0 2.0
December 2021 6 91,277 37.4 2.1 2.0 1 8,624 48.0 2.8 2.0 5 82,653 36.3 2.0 2.0
January 2022 2 40,354 44.7 0.6 1.3 2 40,354 44.7 0.6 1.3
March 2022 3 7,954 25.0 3.5 3.2 3 7,954 25.0 3.5 3.2
April 2022 3 4,725 36.0 3.0 2.9 1 660 36.0 3.5 3.5 2 4,065 36.0 3.0 2.8

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.

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