Major wage settlements by jurisdiction (aggregated) and quarter

Publication date: June 1, 2022

Table of Contents

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)
Q2 2019 73 177,092 42.2 1.6 1.7 7 17,940 52.8 2.4 2.2 66 159,152 41.0 1.5 1.7
Q3 2019 60 99,443 43.4 2.0 1.7 20 47,342 47.4 2.8 2.0 40 52,101 39.8 1.3 1.4
Q4 2019 42 118,765 41.3 1.1 1.3 2 3,580 60.0 0.3 1.3 40 115,185 40.8 1.2 1.3
Q1 2020 38 77,780 42.7 0.9 1.2 5 21,650 58.6 1.2 2.3 33 56,130 36.6 0.8 0.8
Q2 2020 35 347,302 38.7 1.3 1.5 4 52,280 48.0 2.1 2.4 31 295,022 37.0 1.2 1.3
Q3 2020 28 179,093 41.0 2.3 2.0 7 141,480 40.5 2.6 2.1 21 37,613 42.9 1.4 1.4
Q4 2020 37 93,636 44.4 2.1 1.9 9 34,073 44.9 2.6 2.2 28 59,563 44.1 1.9 1.7
Q1 2021 33 88,830 46.9 1.4 1.5 7 24,666 38.1 2.5 1.9 26 64,164 50.3 0.9 1.4
Q2 2021 25 59,477 43.2 1.6 1.6 3 7,500 53.8 2.5 2.3 22 51,977 41.6 1.5 1.5
Q3 2021 38 341,954 44.4 1.8 2.0 7 75,473 41.5 1.4 2.2 31 266,481 45.2 2.0 2.0
Q4 2021 20 289,226 37.1 2.1 2.0 2 9,349 48.0 2.7 1.9 18 279,877 36.7 2.1 2.0
Q1 2022 6 50,548 41.2 1.1 1.6 6 50,548 41.2 1.1 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.

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)
Q2 2019
Q3 2019 1 3,200 48.0 2.5 2.9 1 3,200 48.0 2.5 2.9
Q4 2019
Q1 2020 3 7,450 36.0 0.7 0.2 3 7,450 36.0 0.7 0.2
Q2 2020
Q3 2020
Q4 2020
Q1 2021
Q2 2021
Q3 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
Q4 2021
Q1 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)
Q2 2019 2 8,000 33.7 1.8 2.2 2 8,000 33.7 1.8 2.2
Q3 2019 4 4,190 38.4 2.1 1.9 4 4,190 38.4 2.1 1.9
Q4 2019 4 5,720 37.6 1.5 2.1 4 5,720 37.6 1.5 2.1
Q1 2020 2 3,570 53.0 1.1 1.6 2 3,570 53.0 1.1 1.6
Q2 2020 1 1,950 36.0 2.0 2.0 1 1,950 36.0 2.0 2.0
Q3 2020
Q4 2020 2 6,956 42.4 1.5 2.0 2 6,956 42.4 1.5 2.0
Q1 2021 1 6,711 12.0 1.0 1.0 1 6,711 12.0 1.0 1.0
Q2 2021 1 630 36.0 2.0 2.0 1 630 36.0 2.0 2.0
Q3 2021 2 3,775 33.1 1.1 1.1 2 3,775 33.1 1.1 1.1
Q4 2021
Q1 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)
Q2 2019 25 63,565 36.5 2.2 2.3 25 63,565 36.5 2.2 2.3
Q3 2019 5 8,650 41.8 1.0 1.3 5 8,650 41.8 1.0 1.3
Q4 2019 5 5,500 37.6 1.6 1.5 5 5,500 37.6 1.6 1.5
Q1 2020
Q2 2020 4 9,700 48.0 1.5 1.6 4 9,700 48.0 1.5 1.6
Q3 2020 1 500 48.0 1.2 1.2 1 500 48.0 1.2 1.2
Q4 2020 1 1,210 48.0 0.0 0.2 1 1,210 48.0 0.0 0.2
Q1 2021 1 970 32.0 0.0 0.0 1 970 32.0 0.0 0.0
Q2 2021 2 1,100 53.4 1.4 2.7 2 1,100 53.4 1.4 2.7
Q3 2021 4 144,940 48.0 2.1 2.1 4 144,940 48.0 2.1 2.1
Q4 2021
Q1 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)
Q2 2019 5 6,343 57.1 2.3 2.3 5 6,343 57.1 2.3 2.3
Q3 2019 1 780 48.0 2.0 1.7 1 780 48.0 2.0 1.7
Q4 2019 1 2,200 60.0 2.0 2.1 1 2,200 60.0 2.0 2.1
Q1 2020 3 5,970 53.3 2.5 2.4 3 5,970 53.3 2.5 2.4
Q2 2020 1 1,200 60.0 1.9 2.0 1 1,200 60.0 1.9 2.0
Q3 2020 2 10,070 35.9 2.5 1.8 2 10,070 35.9 2.5 1.8
Q4 2020 4 17,700 35.9 2.5 1.8 4 17,700 35.9 2.5 1.8
Q1 2021 4 4,125 51.1 2.1 1.9 4 4,125 51.1 2.1 1.9
Q2 2021 1 600 36.0 1.1 1.2 1 600 36.0 1.1 1.2
Q3 2021
Q4 2021 2 3,913 65.9 9.5 3.4 2 3,913 65.9 9.5 3.4
Q1 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)
Q2 2019 1 900 84.0 2.0 2.0 1 900 84.0 2.0 2.0
Q3 2019 1 580 47.8 1.8 1.9 1 580 47.8 1.8 1.9
Q4 2019 5 6,600 51.6 1.4 1.4 5 6,600 51.6 1.4 1.4
Q1 2020
Q2 2020
Q3 2020 2 2,820 52.5 2.3 2.3 2 2,820 52.5 2.3 2.3
Q4 2020 2 1,200 51.0 1.0 1.3 2 1,200 51.0 1.0 1.3
Q1 2021
Q2 2021 3 5,380 71.1 0.4 0.7 3 5,380 71.1 0.4 0.7
Q3 2021
Q4 2021 2 2,200 56.8 3.4 2.5 2 2,200 56.8 3.4 2.5
Q1 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)
Q2 2019 2 7,750 59.1 2.0 2.8 2 7,750 59.1 2.0 2.8
Q3 2019 6 7,830 41.8 2.1 1.7 5 5,030 45.1 3.3 2.3 1 2,800 35.9 0.0 0.5
Q4 2019 5 9,090 42.1 2.3 2.7 1 580 60.0 2.0 2.8 4 8,510 40.9 2.4 2.7
Q1 2020 8 25,440 54.5 1.2 2.0 5 21,650 58.6 1.2 2.3 3 3,790 31.1 0.7 0.7
Q2 2020 4 52,280 48.0 2.1 2.4 4 52,280 48.0 2.1 2.4
Q3 2020 1 2,200 60.0 2.2 2.5 1 2,200 60.0 2.2 2.5
Q4 2020 4 15,013 60.7 1.7 2.0 2 10,513 60.0 2.3 2.4 2 4,500 62.5 0.2 1.0
Q1 2021 5 3,736 25.3 0.5 1.1 5 3,736 25.3 0.5 1.1
Q2 2021 2 4,700 35.8 2.8 2.4 2 4,700 35.8 2.8 2.4
Q3 2021 3 50,073 25.2 2.0 2.0 2 49,043 24.8 2.0 2.0 1 1,030 48.0 3.0 2.5
Q4 2021
Q1 2022 2 16,000 28.5 2.4 2.4 2 16,000 28.5 2.4 2.4

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.

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)
Q2 2019 2 1,440 41.8 0.8 0.9 1 690 48.0 1.8 1.9 1 750 36.0 0.0 0.0
Q3 2019 1 622 36.0 1.5 1.5 1 622 36.0 1.5 1.5
Q4 2019 1 3,000 60.0 0.0 1.0 1 3,000 60.0 0.0 1.0
Q1 2020
Q2 2020
Q3 2020 1 1,200 36.1 1.5 1.5 1 1,200 36.1 1.5 1.5
Q4 2020
Q1 2021
Q2 2021 1 2,800 84.0 2.0 2.1 1 2,800 84.0 2.0 2.1
Q3 2021 2 4,270 45.9 1.6 1.9 1 3,520 48.0 1.5 1.9 1 750 36.0 2.0 2.0
Q4 2021
Q1 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)
Q2 2019
Q3 2019 4 3,940 46.7 2.9 2.0 4 3,940 46.7 2.9 2.0
Q4 2019
Q1 2020 1 1,550 60.0 0.0 1.0 1 1,550 60.0 0.0 1.0
Q2 2020 1 4,660 36.0 2.0 2.6 1 4,660 36.0 2.0 2.6
Q3 2020 2 1,303 31.4 2.9 3.1 1 800 36.0 3.2 3.4 1 503 24.0 2.5 2.5
Q4 2020 2 1,650 55.6 1.7 1.7 2 1,650 55.6 1.7 1.7
Q1 2021 1 557 36.0 0.0 0.4 1 557 36.0 0.0 0.4
Q2 2021
Q3 2021 2 3,200 38.6 0.4 1.6 2 3,200 38.6 0.4 1.6
Q4 2021 1 725 48.0 1.0 1.8 1 725 48.0 1.0 1.8
Q1 2022 1 2,240 36.0 1.5 1.8 1 2,240 36.0 1.5 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.

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)
Q2 2019 20 51,712 43.4 0.4 0.8 20 51,712 43.4 0.4 0.8
Q3 2019 22 23,992 40.0 1.1 1.2 22 23,992 40.0 1.1 1.2
Q4 2019 15 70,020 35.9 1.1 1.1 15 70,020 35.9 1.1 1.1
Q1 2020 18 30,790 29.7 0.4 0.5 18 30,790 29.7 0.4 0.5
Q2 2020 20 272,682 36.6 1.2 1.2 20 272,682 36.6 1.2 1.2
Q3 2020 11 17,150 50.6 1.0 1.4 11 17,150 50.6 1.0 1.4
Q4 2020 9 21,282 48.8 1.9 1.7 9 21,282 48.8 1.9 1.7
Q1 2021 8 34,283 57.2 0.4 1.2 8 34,283 57.2 0.4 1.2
Q2 2021 9 15,607 41.4 1.3 1.0 9 15,607 41.4 1.3 1.0
Q3 2021 16 87,686 36.0 1.9 2.0 16 87,686 36.0 1.9 2.0
Q4 2021 13 273,238 36.0 2.0 2.0 13 273,238 36.0 2.0 2.0
Q1 2022 2 30,702 48.5 0.3 1.2 2 30,702 48.5 0.3 1.2

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)
Q2 2019 1 1,000 36.0 3.6 1.6 1 1,000 36.0 3.6 1.6
Q3 2019
Q4 2019
Q1 2020
Q2 2020
Q3 2020
Q4 2020 1 738 12.0 2.0 2.0 1 738 12.0 2.0 2.0
Q1 2021 2 3,146 20.3 0.0 0.3 2 3,146 20.3 0.0 0.3
Q2 2021 1 590 36.0 1.0 1.7 1 590 36.0 1.0 1.7
Q3 2021 1 1,100 84.0 0.0 1.9 1 1,100 84.0 0.0 1.9
Q4 2021
Q1 2022 1 1,606 36.0 3.0 3.4 1 1,606 36.0 3.0 3.4

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.

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)
Q2 2019 15 36,382 45.4 2.0 1.7 4 9,500 48.0 2.8 1.8 11 26,882 44.5 1.7 1.6
Q3 2019 15 45,659 45.7 2.5 1.9 9 36,970 48.0 2.8 2.0 6 8,689 35.8 1.6 1.6
Q4 2019 6 16,635 56.2 0.4 1.0 6 16,635 56.2 0.4 1.0
Q1 2020 3 3,010 51.0 2.2 2.1 3 3,010 51.0 2.2 2.1
Q2 2020 4 4,830 32.0 1.2 1.7 4 4,830 32.0 1.2 1.7
Q3 2020 8 143,850 39.8 2.5 2.0 4 137,280 40.3 2.6 2.1 4 6,570 30.4 0.2 0.4
Q4 2020 12 27,887 37.9 2.6 2.1 5 21,910 36.9 2.8 2.1 7 5,977 41.5 2.0 2.0
Q1 2021 11 35,302 48.4 2.5 2.1 2 20,930 40.4 2.8 2.1 9 14,372 60.0 2.0 2.1
Q2 2021 5 28,070 36.0 1.9 1.9 5 28,070 36.0 1.9 1.9
Q3 2021 6 44,507 70.7 1.0 2.3 1 19,000 84.0 0.0 2.9 5 25,507 60.8 1.7 1.8
Q4 2021 2 9,150 50.1 2.8 2.0 1 8,624 48.0 2.8 2.0 1 526 84.0 2.0 2.1
Q1 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)
Q2 2019 73 177,092 42.2 1.6 1.7 7 17,940 52.8 2.4 2.2 66 159,152 41.0 1.5 1.7
Q3 2019 60 99,443 43.4 2.0 1.7 20 47,342 47.4 2.8 2.0 40 52,101 39.8 1.3 1.4
Q4 2019 42 118,765 41.3 1.1 1.3 2 3,580 60.0 0.3 1.3 40 115,185 40.8 1.2 1.3
Q1 2020 38 77,780 42.7 0.9 1.2 5 21,650 58.6 1.2 2.3 33 56,130 36.6 0.8 0.8
Q2 2020 35 347,302 38.7 1.3 1.5 4 52,280 48.0 2.1 2.4 31 295,022 37.0 1.2 1.3
Q3 2020 28 179,093 41.0 2.3 2.0 7 141,480 40.5 2.6 2.1 21 37,613 42.9 1.4 1.4
Q4 2020 37 93,636 44.4 2.1 1.9 9 34,073 44.9 2.6 2.2 28 59,563 44.1 1.9 1.7
Q1 2021 33 88,830 46.9 1.4 1.5 7 24,666 38.1 2.5 1.9 26 64,164 50.3 0.9 1.4
Q2 2021 25 59,477 43.2 1.6 1.6 3 7,500 53.8 2.5 2.3 22 51,977 41.6 1.5 1.5
Q3 2021 38 341,954 44.4 1.8 2.0 7 75,473 41.5 1.4 2.2 31 266,481 45.2 2.0 2.0
Q4 2021 20 289,226 37.1 2.1 2.0 2 9,349 48.0 2.7 1.9 18 279,877 36.7 2.1 2.0
Q1 2022 6 50,548 41.2 1.1 1.6 6 50,548 41.2 1.1 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.

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)
Q2 2019 35 80,248 40.9 2.2 2.4 3 8,440 58.2 2.0 2.7 32 71,808 38.9 2.2 2.3
Q3 2019 16 20,972 42.6 1.9 1.8 5 4,532 43.2 3.4 2.4 11 16,440 42.4 1.5 1.7
Q4 2019 12 15,150 44.5 1.7 1.7 1 580 60.0 2.0 2.8 11 14,570 43.9 1.7 1.6
Q1 2020 10 24,070 49.7 2.0 1.7 4 10,650 57.2 2.5 2.3 6 13,420 43.7 1.5 1.2
Q2 2020 7 12,450 46.3 2.2 2.2 1 770 14.0 11.9 10.1 6 11,680 48.4 1.5 1.7
Q3 2020 9 18,093 41.4 2.4 2.0 3 4,200 48.6 2.2 2.4 6 13,893 39.3 2.4 1.9
Q4 2020 11 32,511 44.6 2.3 1.9 4 12,163 59.4 2.3 2.3 7 20,348 35.7 2.3 1.7
Q1 2021 9 7,829 43.3 1.4 1.4 2 1,631 27.0 1.3 1.3 7 6,198 47.6 1.4 1.4
Q2 2021 10 12,700 59.9 1.2 1.5 2 4,400 57.8 2.1 2.1 8 8,300 61.1 0.7 1.2
Q3 2021 12 157,236 48.1 2.0 2.1 5 8,473 45.4 0.9 1.7 7 148,763 48.3 2.1 2.1
Q4 2021 4 6,038 59.6 6.8 3.0 1 725 48.0 1.0 1.8 3 5,313 61.2 7.5 3.1
Q1 2022 1 2,240 36.0 1.5 1.8 1 2,240 36.0 1.5 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.

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)
Q2 2019 38 96,844 43.3 1.1 1.2 4 9,500 48.0 2.8 1.8 34 87,344 42.8 1.0 1.2
Q3 2019 44 78,471 43.7 2.0 1.7 15 42,810 47.9 2.7 2.0 29 35,661 38.6 1.2 1.3
Q4 2019 30 103,615 40.9 1.1 1.2 1 3,000 60.0 0.0 1.0 29 100,615 40.3 1.1 1.3
Q1 2020 28 53,710 39.6 0.5 1.0 1 11,000 60.0 0.0 2.2 27 42,710 34.4 0.6 0.7
Q2 2020 28 334,852 38.4 1.3 1.4 3 51,510 48.5 2.0 2.3 25 283,342 36.5 1.2 1.3
Q3 2020 19 161,000 41.0 2.3 2.0 4 137,280 40.3 2.6 2.1 15 23,720 45.0 0.8 1.1
Q4 2020 26 61,125 44.3 2.0 1.8 5 21,910 36.9 2.8 2.1 21 39,215 48.4 1.6 1.7
Q1 2021 24 81,001 47.3 1.4 1.5 5 23,035 38.9 2.5 2.0 19 57,966 50.6 0.9 1.4
Q2 2021 15 46,777 38.6 1.8 1.6 1 3,100 48.0 3.1 2.5 14 43,677 37.9 1.7 1.6
Q3 2021 26 184,718 41.2 1.7 2.0 2 67,000 41.0 1.4 2.3 24 117,718 41.3 1.8 1.9
Q4 2021 16 283,188 36.6 2.0 2.0 1 8,624 48.0 2.8 2.0 15 274,564 36.2 2.0 2.0
Q1 2022 5 48,308 41.5 1.1 1.6 5 48,308 41.5 1.1 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.

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