Major wage settlements by sector and quarter

Publication date: June 1, 2022

Table of Contents

Industry

All industries
All sectors Private sector Public sector
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 35 80,248 40.9 2.2 2.4 38 96,844 43.3 1.1 1.2
Q3 2019 60 99,443 43.4 2.0 1.7 16 20,972 42.6 1.9 1.8 44 78,471 43.7 2.0 1.7
Q4 2019 42 118,765 41.3 1.1 1.3 12 15,150 44.5 1.7 1.7 30 103,615 40.9 1.1 1.2
Q1 2020 38 77,780 42.7 0.9 1.2 10 24,070 49.7 2.0 1.7 28 53,710 39.6 0.5 1.0
Q2 2020 35 347,302 38.7 1.3 1.5 7 12,450 46.3 2.2 2.2 28 334,852 38.4 1.3 1.4
Q3 2020 28 179,093 41.0 2.3 2.0 9 18,093 41.4 2.4 2.0 19 161,000 41.0 2.3 2.0
Q4 2020 37 93,636 44.4 2.1 1.9 11 32,511 44.6 2.3 1.9 26 61,125 44.3 2.0 1.8
Q1 2021 33 88,830 46.9 1.4 1.5 9 7,829 43.3 1.4 1.4 24 81,001 47.3 1.4 1.5
Q2 2021 25 59,477 43.2 1.6 1.6 10 12,700 59.9 1.2 1.5 15 46,777 38.6 1.8 1.6
Q3 2021 38 341,954 44.4 1.8 2.0 12 157,236 48.1 2.0 2.1 26 184,718 41.2 1.7 2.0
Q4 2021 20 289,226 37.1 2.1 2.0 4 6,038 59.6 6.8 3.0 16 283,188 36.6 2.0 2.0
Q1 2022 6 50,548 41.2 1.1 1.6 1 2,240 36.0 1.5 1.8 5 48,308 41.5 1.1 1.6

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 sectors Private sector Public sector
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 2 2,403 46.2 5.4 3.6
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 sectors Private sector Public sector
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 3 3,410 39.0 2.0 1.7 1 780 35.9 2.6 2.7
Q4 2019 4 5,720 37.6 1.5 2.1 1 1,170 36.0 2.0 2.4 3 4,550 38.0 1.4 2.0
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 sectors Private sector Public sector
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 sectors Private sector Public sector
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 sectors Private sector Public sector
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 3 4,870 49.2 1.9 1.7 2 1,730 58.5 0.0 0.7
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 1 700 36.0 1.0 1.3 1 500 72.0 1.0 1.2
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 1 1,400 48.1 2.1 2.2 1 800 72.0 5.7 3.2
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 sectors Private sector Public sector
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 4 3,910 44.3 3.7 2.5 2 3,920 39.4 0.6 0.9
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 4 10,650 57.2 2.5 2.3 4 14,790 52.6 0.2 1.9
Q2 2020 4 52,280 48.0 2.1 2.4 1 770 14.0 11.9 10.1 3 51,510 48.5 2.0 2.3
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 2 1,631 27.0 1.3 1.3 3 2,105 24.0 0.0 1.0
Q2 2021 2 4,700 35.8 2.8 2.4 1 1,600 12.0 2.2 2.2 1 3,100 48.0 3.1 2.5
Q3 2021 3 50,073 25.2 2.0 2.0 2 2,073 54.0 1.5 1.7 1 48,000 24.0 2.0 2.0
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 sectors Private sector Public sector
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 sectors Private sector Public sector
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 2 1,303 31.4 2.9 3.1
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 sectors Private sector Public sector
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 1 600 36.0 0.0 0.0 21 23,392 40.1 1.1 1.3
Q4 2019 15 70,020 35.9 1.1 1.1 1 830 24.0 0.0 0.0 14 69,190 36.1 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 1 780 36.0 2.0 2.0 19 271,902 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 sectors Private sector Public sector
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 1 546 60.0 0.0 1.7 1 2,600 12.0 0.0 0.0
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 sectors Private sector Public sector
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 15 36,382 45.4 2.0 1.7
Q3 2019 15 45,659 45.7 2.5 1.9 15 45,659 45.7 2.5 1.9
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 8 143,850 39.8 2.5 2.0
Q4 2020 12 27,887 37.9 2.6 2.1 12 27,887 37.9 2.6 2.1
Q1 2021 11 35,302 48.4 2.5 2.1 11 35,302 48.4 2.5 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 6 44,507 70.7 1.0 2.3
Q4 2021 2 9,150 50.1 2.8 2.0 2 9,150 50.1 2.8 2.0
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.

Jurisdiction

All jurisdictions
All sectors Private sector Public sector
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 35 80,248 40.9 2.2 2.4 38 96,844 43.3 1.1 1.2
Q3 2019 60 99,443 43.4 2.0 1.7 16 20,972 42.6 1.9 1.8 44 78,471 43.7 2.0 1.7
Q4 2019 42 118,765 41.3 1.1 1.3 12 15,150 44.5 1.7 1.7 30 103,615 40.9 1.1 1.2
Q1 2020 38 77,780 42.7 0.9 1.2 10 24,070 49.7 2.0 1.7 28 53,710 39.6 0.5 1.0
Q2 2020 35 347,302 38.7 1.3 1.5 7 12,450 46.3 2.2 2.2 28 334,852 38.4 1.3 1.4
Q3 2020 28 179,093 41.0 2.3 2.0 9 18,093 41.4 2.4 2.0 19 161,000 41.0 2.3 2.0
Q4 2020 37 93,636 44.4 2.1 1.9 11 32,511 44.6 2.3 1.9 26 61,125 44.3 2.0 1.8
Q1 2021 33 88,830 46.9 1.4 1.5 9 7,829 43.3 1.4 1.4 24 81,001 47.3 1.4 1.5
Q2 2021 25 59,477 43.2 1.6 1.6 10 12,700 59.9 1.2 1.5 15 46,777 38.6 1.8 1.6
Q3 2021 38 341,954 44.4 1.8 2.0 12 157,236 48.1 2.0 2.1 26 184,718 41.2 1.7 2.0
Q4 2021 20 289,226 37.1 2.1 2.0 4 6,038 59.6 6.8 3.0 16 283,188 36.6 2.0 2.0
Q1 2022 6 50,548 41.2 1.1 1.6 1 2,240 36.0 1.5 1.8 5 48,308 41.5 1.1 1.6

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.

Federal jurisdiction
All sectors Private sector Public sector
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 7 17,940 52.8 2.4 2.2 3 8,440 58.2 2.0 2.7 4 9,500 48.0 2.8 1.8
Q3 2019 20 47,342 47.4 2.8 2.0 5 4,532 43.2 3.4 2.4 15 42,810 47.9 2.7 2.0
Q4 2019 2 3,580 60.0 0.3 1.3 1 580 60.0 2.0 2.8 1 3,000 60.0 0.0 1.0
Q1 2020 5 21,650 58.6 1.2 2.3 4 10,650 57.2 2.5 2.3 1 11,000 60.0 0.0 2.2
Q2 2020 4 52,280 48.0 2.1 2.4 1 770 14.0 11.9 10.1 3 51,510 48.5 2.0 2.3
Q3 2020 7 141,480 40.5 2.6 2.1 3 4,200 48.6 2.2 2.4 4 137,280 40.3 2.6 2.1
Q4 2020 9 34,073 44.9 2.6 2.2 4 12,163 59.4 2.3 2.3 5 21,910 36.9 2.8 2.1
Q1 2021 7 24,666 38.1 2.5 1.9 2 1,631 27.0 1.3 1.3 5 23,035 38.9 2.5 2.0
Q2 2021 3 7,500 53.8 2.5 2.3 2 4,400 57.8 2.1 2.1 1 3,100 48.0 3.1 2.5
Q3 2021 7 75,473 41.5 1.4 2.2 5 8,473 45.4 0.9 1.7 2 67,000 41.0 1.4 2.3
Q4 2021 2 9,349 48.0 2.7 1.9 1 725 48.0 1.0 1.8 1 8,624 48.0 2.8 2.0
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.

Newfoundland and Labrador
All sectors Private sector Public sector
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 5,500 48.0 0.0 0.0 1 5,500 48.0 0.0 0.0
Q3 2019 1 1,000 48.0 0.0 0.0 1 1,000 48.0 0.0 0.0
Q4 2019
Q1 2020
Q2 2020
Q3 2020
Q4 2020
Q1 2021 1 3,700 24.0 2.0 2.0 1 3,700 24.0 2.0 2.0
Q2 2021
Q3 2021
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.

Prince Edward Island
All sectors Private sector Public sector
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 3,410 36.0 2.0 2.1 2 3,410 36.0 2.0 2.1
Q3 2019 1 1,160 48.0 2.0 1.8 1 1,160 48.0 2.0 1.8
Q4 2019
Q1 2020
Q2 2020
Q3 2020
Q4 2020
Q1 2021
Q2 2021 1 1,000 36.0 3.3 1.9 1 1,000 36.0 3.3 1.9
Q3 2021
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.

Nova Scotia
All sectors Private sector Public sector
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 2 2,130 61.5 0.8 1.5 1 930 48.0 1.7 1.9 1 1,200 72.0 0.0 1.2
Q4 2019 1 1,080 72.0 0.0 1.2 1 1,080 72.0 0.0 1.2
Q1 2020
Q2 2020
Q3 2020
Q4 2020 1 9,300 48.0 2.0 1.7 1 9,300 48.0 2.0 1.7
Q1 2021
Q2 2021 1 1,000 24.0 1.0 1.1 1 1,000 24.0 1.0 1.1
Q3 2021 4 23,840 36.0 1.5 1.8 4 23,840 36.0 1.5 1.8
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.

New Brunswick
All sectors Private sector Public sector
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 1 750 36.0 1.8 2.3 1 750 36.0 1.8 2.3
Q3 2019
Q4 2019 3 2,300 36.0 2.0 2.0 3 2,300 36.0 2.0 2.0
Q1 2020
Q2 2020
Q3 2020
Q4 2020
Q1 2021 1 2,800 72.0 0.6 1.5 1 2,800 72.0 0.6 1.5
Q2 2021 1 500 60.0 1.8 3.5 1 500 60.0 1.8 3.5
Q3 2021
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.

Quebec
All sectors Private sector Public sector
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 1,538 67.4 2.5 2.6 1 708 62.0 3.0 3.2 1 830 72.0 2.0 2.0
Q3 2019 1 1,200 60.0 2.0 1.2 1 1,200 60.0 2.0 1.2
Q4 2019 1 850 40.0 2.0 0.9 1 850 40.0 2.0 0.9
Q1 2020 1 1,670 36.0 2.5 2.5 1 1,670 36.0 2.5 2.5
Q2 2020
Q3 2020 2 3,003 74.0 0.4 1.3 1 503 24.0 2.5 2.5 1 2,500 84.0 0.0 1.1
Q4 2020 8 9,330 58.6 2.5 2.2 1 738 12.0 2.0 2.0 7 8,592 62.6 2.6 2.2
Q1 2021 5 11,184 70.0 1.5 1.8 2 1,321 31.8 0.0 0.7 3 9,863 75.1 1.8 1.9
Q2 2021 3 22,375 38.4 2.0 2.0 1 850 84.0 1.5 1.9 2 21,525 36.6 2.0 2.0
Q3 2021 21 226,386 46.3 2.0 2.0 6 147,733 48.3 2.1 2.1 15 78,653 42.6 1.9 2.0
Q4 2021 15 275,633 36.4 2.1 2.0 1 2,000 60.0 8.4 3.3 14 273,633 36.2 2.0 2.0
Q1 2022 1 1,348 60.0 6.1 3.9 1 1,348 60.0 6.1 3.9

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.

Ontario
All sectors Private sector Public sector
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 89,367 38.8 2.1 2.2 26 61,790 36.7 2.3 2.4 9 27,577 43.5 1.7 1.9
Q3 2019 6 5,579 37.5 1.9 2.0 4 3,990 41.3 1.7 1.9 2 1,589 27.9 2.3 2.1
Q4 2019 10 67,735 36.5 1.2 1.2 1 1,200 47.7 4.2 2.1 9 66,535 36.3 1.1 1.2
Q1 2020 2 1,410 48.0 2.5 2.3 2 1,410 48.0 2.5 2.3
Q2 2020 5 199,724 36.0 1.0 1.0 5 199,724 36.0 1.0 1.0
Q3 2020 5 16,570 36.4 2.2 1.8 3 12,170 35.9 2.6 2.0 2 4,400 37.6 1.2 1.2
Q4 2020 11 29,593 37.9 2.1 1.7 4 17,700 35.9 2.5 1.8 7 11,893 40.8 1.5 1.7
Q1 2021 5 11,780 18.9 0.8 0.9 1 557 36.0 0.0 0.4 4 11,223 18.1 0.9 0.9
Q2 2021 6 12,212 36.0 1.1 1.1 2 1,230 36.0 1.6 1.6 4 10,982 36.0 1.0 1.0
Q3 2021 2 7,730 58.4 2.0 1.9 1 1,030 48.0 3.0 2.5 1 6,700 60.0 1.8 1.8
Q4 2021 2 2,331 48.0 1.7 1.8 1 1,400 48.1 2.1 2.2 1 931 48.0 1.0 1.2
Q1 2022 2 12,606 36.0 2.3 2.2 2 12,606 36.0 2.3 2.2

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.

Manitoba
All sectors Private sector Public sector
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 1,300 47.8 0.0 0.4 1 1,300 47.8 0.0 0.4
Q4 2019 1 1,400 47.8 0.0 1.8 1 1,400 47.8 0.0 1.8
Q1 2020 1 1,900 60.0 2.0 2.0 1 1,900 60.0 2.0 2.0
Q2 2020 1 1,200 60.0 1.9 2.0 1 1,200 60.0 1.9 2.0
Q3 2020 2 1,750 34.6 0.7 1.1 2 1,750 34.6 0.7 1.1
Q4 2020 1 1,250 48.0 0.0 0.4 1 1,250 48.0 0.0 0.4
Q1 2021 3 3,240 53.6 1.4 1.3 1 1,500 60.0 2.0 2.1 2 1,740 48.0 0.9 0.7
Q2 2021 3 5,630 48.0 1.5 1.0 1 600 48.0 1.0 2.0 2 5,030 48.0 1.6 0.9
Q3 2021 1 2,875 36.0 1.5 1.2 1 2,875 36.0 1.5 1.2
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.

Saskatchewan
All sectors Private sector Public sector
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 18,392 60.0 0.2 1.1 1 900 84.0 2.0 2.0 4 17,492 58.8 0.1 1.1
Q3 2019 1 2,000 60.0 0.0 1.1 1 2,000 60.0 0.0 1.1
Q4 2019 5 13,950 69.2 0.0 1.0 1 2,090 60.0 0.0 0.9 4 11,860 70.9 0.0 1.1
Q1 2020 5 6,950 65.4 0.4 1.2 5 6,950 65.4 0.4 1.2
Q2 2020 3 13,920 48.1 0.1 1.5 3 13,920 48.1 0.1 1.5
Q3 2020 1 4,000 71.7 0.0 1.2 1 4,000 71.7 0.0 1.2
Q4 2020 2 2,900 42.2 0.5 1.6 2 2,900 42.2 0.5 1.6
Q1 2021 2 22,800 65.3 0.0 1.1 2 22,800 65.3 0.0 1.1
Q2 2021 2 1,300 60.4 0.6 1.2 1 630 48.1 1.3 1.4 1 670 72.0 0.0 1.0
Q3 2021
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.

Alberta
All sectors Private sector Public sector
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 12 25,310 31.0 0.4 0.3 12 25,310 31.0 0.4 0.3
Q3 2019 14 16,290 33.6 1.0 1.1 4 5,580 39.1 2.2 2.1 10 10,710 30.8 0.3 0.5
Q4 2019 7 9,930 26.0 0.8 0.8 4 4,480 29.5 1.7 1.7 3 5,450 23.2 0.0 0.0
Q1 2020 17 32,480 26.8 0.2 0.1 3 7,450 36.0 0.7 0.2 14 25,030 24.0 0.0 0.0
Q2 2020 1 2,200 35.9 0.0 1.0 1 2,200 35.9 0.0 1.0
Q3 2020 3 5,920 34.9 0.0 0.1 1 720 100.7 0.0 0.2 2 5,200 25.8 0.0 0.1
Q4 2020 1 1,210 48.0 0.0 0.2 1 1,210 48.0 0.0 0.2
Q1 2021 3 3,640 42.6 1.5 1.2 2 2,220 54.5 1.8 1.3 1 1,420 24.0 1.0 1.0
Q2 2021 2 4,490 67.3 0.1 0.5 2 4,490 67.3 0.1 0.5
Q3 2021 1 900 24.0 0.0 0.9 1 900 24.0 0.0 0.9
Q4 2021 1 1,913 72.0 10.6 3.6 1 1,913 72.0 10.6 3.6
Q1 2022 1 29,354 48.0 0.0 1.1 1 29,354 48.0 0.0 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.

British Columbia
All sectors Private sector Public sector
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 7 12,885 45.3 1.6 1.8 2 5,660 54.4 1.1 1.6 5 7,225 38.1 2.0 2.0
Q3 2019 12 17,692 39.2 1.5 1.6 2 5,940 45.5 0.6 1.0 10 11,752 36.0 2.0 2.0
Q4 2019 12 17,940 41.1 2.3 2.2 2 4,500 53.9 1.7 1.6 10 13,440 36.8 2.4 2.4
Q1 2020 7 11,720 41.8 2.2 2.1 1 2,400 60.0 3.0 2.5 6 9,320 37.2 2.0 2.0
Q2 2020 21 77,978 37.2 1.9 2.0 5 10,480 47.1 1.5 1.6 16 67,498 35.7 2.0 2.1
Q3 2020 8 6,370 36.9 1.9 1.9 1 500 48.0 1.2 1.2 7 5,870 36.0 2.0 2.0
Q4 2020 4 5,980 45.6 0.7 1.2 1 700 36.0 1.0 1.3 3 5,280 46.8 0.7 1.2
Q1 2021 6 5,020 23.4 2.8 2.4 1 600 36.0 3.0 2.5 5 4,420 21.7 2.8 2.4
Q2 2021 3 3,470 36.0 2.0 2.0 3 3,470 36.0 2.0 2.0
Q3 2021 1 750 36.0 2.0 2.0 1 750 36.0 2.0 2.0
Q4 2021
Q1 2022 1 5,000 12.0 3.0 3.0 1 5,000 12.0 3.0 3.0

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.

All territories
All sectors Private sector Public sector
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 3,750 36.0 1.7 1.7 1 3,750 36.0 1.7 1.7
Q4 2019
Q1 2020
Q2 2020
Q3 2020
Q4 2020
Q1 2021
Q2 2021
Q3 2021 1 4,000 24.0 1.5 1.5 1 4,000 24.0 1.5 1.5
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.

Multi-provinces
All sectors Private sector Public sector
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 2,000 36.0 1.8 2.0 1 2,000 36.0 1.8 2.0
Q3 2019
Q4 2019
Q1 2020
Q2 2020
Q3 2020
Q4 2020
Q1 2021
Q2 2021
Q3 2021
Q4 2021
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.

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