Major wage settlements by sector and quarter

Publication date: January 31, 2020

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)
Q1 2017 48 262,370 30.3 1.5 1.8 12 21,400 38.4 1.5 1.7 36 240,970 29.6 1.5 1.9
Q2 2017 77 328,530 42.8 1.3 1.5 20 20,520 46.7 2.0 2.0 57 308,010 42.5 1.2 1.5
Q3 2017 47 89,890 43.0 1.7 1.8 22 40,390 39.2 1.8 2.0 25 49,500 46.1 1.6 1.7
Q4 2017 38 90,840 43.1 1.7 1.6 10 15,610 35.0 1.1 0.9 28 75,230 44.8 1.8 1.7
Q1 2018 55 127,790 41.8 0.8 0.8 24 31,100 48.0 1.8 1.9 31 96,690 39.8 0.4 0.5
Q2 2018 54 139,760 47.4 1.6 1.8 22 55,940 50.2 1.7 2.0 32 83,820 45.5 1.5 1.7
Q3 2018 34 165,495 33.0 1.4 1.6 11 10,620 38.1 1.3 1.2 23 154,875 32.7 1.4 1.6
Q4 2018 44 149,650 39.7 0.5 0.7 12 27,480 34.5 0.5 0.8 32 122,170 40.9 0.5 0.7
Q1 2019 48 196,055 40.0 1.6 1.8 14 34,980 46.0 1.5 1.9 34 161,075 38.7 1.6 1.7
Q2 2019 62 153,000 41.4 1.5 1.7 33 76,935 40.5 2.2 2.4 29 76,065 42.3 0.8 1.1
Q3 2019 34 46,822 40.1 1.2 1.4 11 17,430 43.6 1.4 1.7 23 29,392 38.1 1.1 1.3
Q4 2019 27 97,500 41.1 1.1 1.3 7 5,890 36.7 1.9 1.9 20 91,610 41.4 1.1 1.3

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)
Q1 2017 1 500 57.0 2.0 1.2 1 500 57.0 2.0 1.2
Q2 2017 1 1,500 48.0 2.0 2.4 1 1,500 48.0 2.0 2.4
Q3 2017 2 2,180 60.0 1.1 1.6 2 2,180 60.0 1.1 1.6
Q4 2017 4 8,100 25.0 0.2 0.2 4 8,100 25.0 0.2 0.2
Q1 2018
Q2 2018
Q3 2018 2 1,220 33.7 -0.1 0.5 2 1,220 33.7 -0.1 0.5
Q4 2018
Q1 2019 1 580 120.0 0.0 0.0 1 580 120.0 0.0 0.0
Q2 2019
Q3 2019 1 3,200 48.0 2.5 2.9 1 3,200 48.0 2.5 2.9
Q4 2019

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)
Q1 2017 1 690 36.0 1.2 1.7 1 690 36.0 1.2 1.7
Q2 2017
Q3 2017 2 2,230 27.4 1.7 1.8 2 2,230 27.4 1.7 1.8
Q4 2017
Q1 2018 3 1,980 42.8 1.8 2.1 2 1,020 49.2 2.0 2.0 1 960 36.0 1.5 2.2
Q2 2018 3 9,420 33.5 1.9 2.2 1 3,200 48.0 2.0 2.1 2 6,220 26.0 1.9 2.3
Q3 2018 1 635 35.9 2.4 1.7 1 635 35.9 2.4 1.7
Q4 2018 1 3,220 12.0 2.0 2.0 1 3,220 12.0 2.0 2.0
Q1 2019 1 860 36.0 2.0 2.2 1 860 36.0 2.0 2.2
Q2 2019 2 8,000 33.7 1.8 2.2 2 8,000 33.7 1.8 2.2
Q3 2019 3 3,410 39.0 2.0 2.1 3 3,410 39.0 2.0 2.1
Q4 2019 1 3,220 24.0 2.0 2.4 1 3,220 24.0 2.0 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.

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)
Q1 2017 3 3,110 32.9 -0.9 0.5 3 3,110 32.9 -0.9 0.5
Q2 2017 4 6,530 48.6 1.0 1.3 4 6,530 48.6 1.0 1.3
Q3 2017 6 18,880 32.2 2.4 2.1 6 18,880 32.2 2.4 2.1
Q4 2017
Q1 2018 1 500 72.0 3.0 1.2 1 500 72.0 3.0 1.2
Q2 2018 8 8,200 45.7 1.5 1.2 8 8,200 45.7 1.5 1.2
Q3 2018 3 3,850 36.0 0.6 0.7 3 3,850 36.0 0.6 0.7
Q4 2018 3 4,790 36.9 -0.6 0.5 3 4,790 36.9 -0.6 0.5
Q1 2019 4 18,280 36.4 1.8 1.9 4 18,280 36.4 1.8 1.9
Q2 2019 23 58,155 36.1 2.2 2.4 23 58,155 36.1 2.2 2.4
Q3 2019 2 6,050 45.3 0.3 0.9 2 6,050 45.3 0.3 0.9
Q4 2019 3 2,300 36.0 2.0 2.0 3 2,300 36.0 2.0 2.0

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

Note: Major settlements are those involving bargaining units of 500 or more employees. For additional information, please see the Technical notes.

Source: Strategic Policy, Analysis, and Workplace Information Directorate, Labour Program, Employment and Social Development Canada.

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)
Q1 2017 2 1,160 54.8 1.7 1.3 2 1,160 54.8 1.7 1.3
Q2 2017 2 1,620 42.1 0.4 1.2 2 1,620 42.1 0.4 1.2
Q3 2017 2 2,050 48.0 1.7 3.2 2 2,050 48.0 1.7 3.2
Q4 2017 3 5,250 48.1 2.1 1.5 3 5,250 48.1 2.1 1.5
Q1 2018 3 1,670 44.0 2.1 1.9 3 1,670 44.0 2.1 1.9
Q2 2018 5 6,870 57.2 2.1 1.6 5 6,870 57.2 2.1 1.6
Q3 2018
Q4 2018 2 3,070 45.9 2.5 2.3 2 3,070 45.9 2.5 2.3
Q1 2019 3 3,600 56.7 2.1 2.2 3 3,600 56.7 2.1 2.2
Q2 2019 4 7,740 50.0 2.3 2.2 4 7,740 50.0 2.3 2.2
Q3 2019
Q4 2019

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)
Q1 2017
Q2 2017 2 2,560 52.1 3.8 2.4 2 2,560 52.1 3.8 2.4
Q3 2017 4 11,140 47.3 1.2 1.8 3 4,150 46.0 0.7 1.6 1 6,990 48.0 1.5 1.9
Q4 2017 1 850 36.0 2.2 2.2 1 850 36.0 2.2 2.2
Q1 2018 3 4,330 61.9 0.6 1.4 3 4,330 61.9 0.6 1.4
Q2 2018 2 9,990 44.4 0.9 2.5 2 9,990 44.4 0.9 2.5
Q3 2018 1 650 36.0 0.0 0.0 1 650 36.0 0.0 0.0
Q4 2018 1 3,000 60.0 0.3 0.6 1 3,000 60.0 0.3 0.6
Q1 2019 2 7,490 57.2 0.3 1.8 2 7,490 57.2 0.3 1.8
Q2 2019 1 900 84.0 2.0 2.0 1 900 84.0 2.0 2.0
Q3 2019
Q4 2019 3 3,310 47.7 1.3 1.6 1 1,580 36.0 2.7 2.5 2 1,730 58.5 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.

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)
Q1 2017 3 2,650 53.2 2.8 2.0 1 950 60.0 5.5 2.7 2 1,700 49.4 1.4 1.7
Q2 2017 8 14,470 51.0 1.1 2.0 5 4,710 38.4 2.8 2.9 3 9,760 57.0 0.2 1.6
Q3 2017 5 7,000 41.9 1.3 1.8 5 7,000 41.9 1.3 1.8
Q4 2017 4 4,750 38.7 1.5 1.7 1 600 36.9 1.0 1.3 3 4,150 39.0 1.6 1.8
Q1 2018 4 3,690 41.1 2.0 2.1 3 2,310 37.0 2.3 2.4 1 1,380 48.0 1.5 1.6
Q2 2018 3 4,750 54.6 1.7 2.2 1 1,800 60.0 2.0 2.4 2 2,950 51.3 1.4 2.1
Q3 2018 2 1,100 39.0 2.4 2.3 2 1,100 39.0 2.4 2.3
Q4 2018 4 13,040 37.1 2.0 2.0 1 860 36.0 3.0 3.0 3 12,180 37.2 1.9 2.0
Q1 2019 4 6,230 61.9 2.1 2.4 3 3,830 48.0 2.2 2.6 1 2,400 84.0 2.0 2.0
Q2 2019 3 8,450 57.2 2.4 2.8 3 8,450 57.2 2.4 2.8
Q3 2019 4 6,010 40.6 1.2 1.4 3 3,210 44.6 2.2 2.2 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

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)
Q1 2017 4 7,710 47.3 1.6 1.8 3 7,110 47.2 1.5 1.8 1 600 48.0 1.9 1.9
Q2 2017 1 500 60.0 1.8 1.5 1 500 60.0 1.8 1.5
Q3 2017 1 800 48.0 1.5 1.7 1 800 48.0 1.5 1.7
Q4 2017
Q1 2018 6 16,240 47.4 2.0 2.2 6 16,240 47.4 2.0 2.2
Q2 2018 1 8,000 36.0 3.0 3.0 1 8,000 36.0 3.0 3.0
Q3 2018
Q4 2018
Q1 2019
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 1 960 36.0 1.5 1.5 1 960 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

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)
Q1 2017
Q2 2017 3 2,050 41.8 1.8 1.6 3 2,050 41.8 1.8 1.6
Q3 2017 1 600 72.0 1.5 1.9 1 600 72.0 1.5 1.9
Q4 2017 4 3,160 44.1 1.5 1.6 1 810 48.0 2.0 2.4 3 2,350 42.8 1.3 1.4
Q1 2018 4 3,210 51.0 2.3 1.8 4 3,210 51.0 2.3 1.8
Q2 2018 3 16,940 58.6 1.5 1.7 3 16,940 58.6 1.5 1.7
Q3 2018 2 3,250 36.0 2.4 1.6 2 3,250 36.0 2.4 1.6
Q4 2018 4 15,180 25.8 0.3 0.5 4 15,180 25.8 0.3 0.5
Q1 2019 1 1,200 48.0 0.0 1.2 1 1,200 48.0 0.0 1.2
Q2 2019
Q3 2019 1 560 39.0 3.6 2.3 1 560 39.0 3.6 2.3
Q4 2019

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)
Q1 2017 20 204,310 25.8 1.5 1.9 1 7,370 24.0 1.5 2.0 19 196,940 25.9 1.5 1.9
Q2 2017 27 109,340 30.2 1.1 1.3 27 109,340 30.2 1.1 1.3
Q3 2017 15 27,190 40.0 1.4 1.6 15 27,190 40.0 1.4 1.6
Q4 2017 13 44,250 42.4 2.3 1.7 13 44,250 42.4 2.3 1.7
Q1 2018 25 80,340 38.5 0.3 0.3 2 1,820 25.1 1.0 1.0 23 78,520 38.9 0.3 0.3
Q2 2018 17 49,560 46.5 1.4 1.5 17 49,560 46.5 1.4 1.5
Q3 2018 13 118,280 31.2 1.3 1.5 1 610 72.0 0.0 1.2 12 117,670 31.0 1.3 1.5
Q4 2018 15 75,520 44.6 0.2 0.5 15 75,520 44.6 0.2 0.5
Q1 2019 25 140,785 36.4 1.7 1.8 25 140,785 36.4 1.7 1.8
Q2 2019 18 49,340 43.1 0.4 0.7 18 49,340 43.1 0.4 0.7
Q3 2019 18 19,742 39.3 1.0 1.2 1 600 36.0 0.0 0.0 17 19,142 39.5 1.0 1.2
Q4 2019 9 64,020 35.8 1.1 1.1 1 830 24.0 0.0 0.0 8 63,190 36.0 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.

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)
Q1 2017 1 1,200 48.0 3.4 2.9 1 1,200 48.0 3.4 2.9
Q2 2017 2 1,050 67.4 3.2 2.7 2 1,050 67.4 3.2 2.7
Q3 2017 2 4,100 41.0 1.2 1.4 1 3,300 48.0 1.5 1.7 1 800 12.0 0.0 0.0
Q4 2017
Q1 2018
Q2 2018 3 4,230 43.5 2.7 2.8 1 940 57.5 0.0 3.0 2 3,290 39.5 3.5 2.8
Q3 2018 3 2,040 43.6 3.1 2.0 1 590 36.0 3.0 1.8 2 1,450 46.7 3.1 2.1
Q4 2018 1 580 48.0 3.5 3.6 1 580 48.0 3.5 3.6
Q1 2019
Q2 2019 1 1,000 36.0 3.6 1.6 1 1,000 36.0 3.6 1.6
Q3 2019
Q4 2019 1 600 36.0 1.5 1.5 1 600 36.0 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.

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)
Q1 2017 13 41,040 46.0 1.4 1.5 13 41,040 46.0 1.4 1.5
Q2 2017 27 188,910 48.9 1.3 1.6 27 188,910 48.9 1.3 1.6
Q3 2017 7 13,720 59.3 2.1 1.9 7 13,720 59.3 2.1 1.9
Q4 2017 9 24,480 50.2 1.2 1.7 9 24,480 50.2 1.2 1.7
Q1 2018 6 15,830 44.1 1.0 1.0 6 15,830 44.1 1.0 1.0
Q2 2018 9 21,800 48.7 1.4 1.8 9 21,800 48.7 1.4 1.8
Q3 2018 7 34,470 37.6 1.8 1.9 7 34,470 37.6 1.8 1.9
Q4 2018 13 31,250 36.4 0.4 0.4 13 31,250 36.4 0.4 0.4
Q1 2019 7 17,030 51.8 1.2 1.5 7 17,030 51.8 1.2 1.5
Q2 2019 8 17,975 44.1 1.6 1.5 8 17,975 44.1 1.6 1.5
Q3 2019 4 6,890 35.1 1.5 1.6 4 6,890 35.1 1.5 1.6
Q4 2019 4 11,960 68.0 0.4 1.2 4 11,960 68.0 0.4 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.

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)
Q1 2017 48 262,370 30.3 1.5 1.8 12 21,400 38.4 1.5 1.7 36 240,970 29.6 1.5 1.9
Q2 2017 77 328,530 42.8 1.3 1.5 20 20,520 46.7 2.0 2.0 57 308,010 42.5 1.2 1.5
Q3 2017 47 89,890 43.0 1.7 1.8 22 40,390 39.2 1.8 2.0 25 49,500 46.1 1.6 1.7
Q4 2017 38 90,840 43.1 1.7 1.6 10 15,610 35.0 1.1 0.9 28 75,230 44.8 1.8 1.7
Q1 2018 55 127,790 41.8 0.8 0.8 24 31,100 48.0 1.8 1.9 31 96,690 39.8 0.4 0.5
Q2 2018 54 139,760 47.4 1.6 1.8 22 55,940 50.2 1.7 2.0 32 83,820 45.5 1.5 1.7
Q3 2018 34 165,495 33.0 1.4 1.6 11 10,620 38.1 1.3 1.2 23 154,875 32.7 1.4 1.6
Q4 2018 44 149,650 39.7 0.5 0.7 12 27,480 34.5 0.5 0.8 32 122,170 40.9 0.5 0.7
Q1 2019 48 196,055 40.0 1.6 1.8 14 34,980 46.0 1.5 1.9 34 161,075 38.7 1.6 1.7
Q2 2019 62 153,000 41.4 1.5 1.7 33 76,935 40.5 2.2 2.4 29 76,065 42.3 0.8 1.1
Q3 2019 34 46,822 40.1 1.2 1.4 11 17,430 43.6 1.4 1.7 23 29,392 38.1 1.1 1.3
Q4 2019 27 97,500 41.1 1.1 1.3 7 5,890 36.7 1.9 1.9 20 91,610 41.4 1.1 1.3

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)
Q1 2017 12 42,220 48.2 1.4 1.5 5 8,560 49.2 2.0 1.9 7 33,660 48.0 1.2 1.4
Q2 2017 16 130,900 48.6 1.2 1.5 7 6,020 44.2 2.6 2.6 9 124,880 48.8 1.2 1.4
Q3 2017 6 10,340 43.9 1.3 1.7 5 7,000 41.9 1.3 1.8 1 3,340 48.0 1.3 1.5
Q4 2017 10 16,230 44.1 1.4 1.8 3 2,060 41.0 1.9 2.1 7 14,170 44.5 1.4 1.7
Q1 2018 10 21,580 47.6 1.7 1.7 6 10,640 47.1 2.0 2.0 4 10,940 48.0 1.3 1.4
Q2 2018 3 18,800 49.1 1.3 1.9 1 1,800 60.0 2.0 2.4 2 17,000 48.0 1.2 1.8
Q3 2018 5 6,480 40.9 2.6 1.9 4 4,100 36.8 3.4 2.2 1 2,380 48.0 1.2 1.5
Q4 2018 1 860 36.0 3.0 3.0 1 860 36.0 3.0 3.0
Q1 2019 4 5,030 48.0 1.6 2.3 4 5,030 48.0 1.6 2.3
Q2 2019 4 9,140 56.5 2.4 2.7 4 9,140 56.5 2.4 2.7
Q3 2019 6 5,720 43.2 2.3 2.1 4 4,170 42.6 2.0 2.1 2 1,550 44.7 3.1 2.1
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

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)
Q1 2017
Q2 2017
Q3 2017
Q4 2017
Q1 2018 9 15,510 47.6 0.1 0.1 1 550 36.0 2.2 2.0 8 14,960 48.0 0.0 0.0
Q2 2018
Q3 2018
Q4 2018 1 4,000 48.0 0.0 0.0 1 4,000 48.0 0.0 0.0
Q1 2019 3 8,980 46.2 0.0 0.3 3 8,980 46.2 0.0 0.3
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

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)
Q1 2017
Q2 2017
Q3 2017
Q4 2017
Q1 2018 1 1,400 36.0 2.0 1.5 1 1,400 36.0 2.0 1.5
Q2 2018
Q3 2018
Q4 2018
Q1 2019 1 950 36.0 2.0 1.8 1 950 36.0 2.0 1.8
Q2 2019 2 3,410 36.0 2.0 2.1 2 3,410 36.0 2.0 2.1
Q3 2019
Q4 2019

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)
Q1 2017 1 9,300 48.0 0.0 0.7 1 9,300 48.0 0.0 0.7
Q2 2017
Q3 2017
Q4 2017 1 7,500 72.0 0.0 1.2 1 7,500 72.0 0.0 1.2
Q1 2018 3 3,300 53.0 0.5 1.3 3 3,300 53.0 0.5 1.3
Q2 2018 6 5,280 48.4 1.1 1.3 3 3,000 39.2 1.7 1.1 3 2,280 60.4 0.4 1.6
Q3 2018 7 13,120 62.0 0.2 1.0 4 4,460 40.9 0.5 0.8 3 8,660 72.8 0.0 1.2
Q4 2018 4 18,820 68.5 0.0 1.0 1 1,850 36.0 0.0 0.3 3 16,970 72.0 0.0 1.1
Q1 2019 1 850 36.0 1.5 1.3 1 850 36.0 1.5 1.3
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

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)
Q1 2017
Q2 2017 1 8,000 60.0 1.0 1.0 1 8,000 60.0 1.0 1.0
Q3 2017
Q4 2017 2 10,070 49.1 1.0 1.0 2 10,070 49.1 1.0 1.0
Q1 2018 1 550 48.0 2.5 2.5 1 550 48.0 2.5 2.5
Q2 2018
Q3 2018
Q4 2018
Q1 2019
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

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)
Q1 2017 2 2,290 53.0 0.4 1.3 2 2,290 53.0 0.4 1.3
Q2 2017 11 18,730 66.0 1.6 1.8 2 2,050 60.9 2.3 2.3 9 16,680 66.7 1.5 1.8
Q3 2017 1 4,500 84.0 2.0 1.7 1 4,500 84.0 2.0 1.7
Q4 2017 3 2,400 51.3 1.9 1.7 1 850 36.0 2.2 2.2 2 1,550 59.6 1.7 1.4
Q1 2018 4 4,250 56.8 1.9 2.2 3 3,550 53.8 2.2 2.4 1 700 72.0 0.0 1.3
Q2 2018 3 17,000 62.9 1.4 1.7 1 15,000 60.0 1.4 1.7 2 2,000 84.4 0.9 1.7
Q3 2018 1 840 60.0 2.0 2.0 1 840 60.0 2.0 2.0
Q4 2018
Q1 2019 3 3,540 74.4 1.9 1.9 1 600 60.0 2.0 2.0 2 2,940 77.4 1.9 1.9
Q2 2019 3 4,830 46.0 2.1 2.2 2 4,000 40.6 2.2 2.2 1 830 72.0 2.0 2.0
Q3 2019
Q4 2019 1 600 36.0 1.5 1.5 1 600 36.0 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.

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)
Q1 2017 21 196,910 25.1 1.6 2.0 4 10,530 29.7 1.8 2.0 17 186,380 24.9 1.5 2.0
Q2 2017 21 113,600 37.2 1.6 1.9 5 5,410 43.6 3.0 2.3 16 108,190 36.9 1.6 1.9
Q3 2017 17 34,250 42.3 2.5 2.1 2 4,130 36.0 8.6 3.9 15 30,120 43.2 1.6 1.8
Q4 2017 14 39,600 39.0 2.7 2.0 2 3,450 48.1 2.4 1.2 12 36,150 38.2 2.7 2.0
Q1 2018 10 16,600 43.7 1.8 1.9 5 7,600 45.4 2.2 2.2 5 9,000 42.3 1.5 1.7
Q2 2018 26 77,420 45.0 1.5 1.8 7 20,150 49.8 0.9 2.0 19 57,270 43.3 1.7 1.7
Q3 2018 6 66,740 25.4 1.5 1.6 6 66,740 25.4 1.5 1.6
Q4 2018 16 40,520 31.6 1.3 1.5 4 13,520 25.0 0.2 0.4 12 27,000 34.8 1.9 2.0
Q1 2019 15 40,685 43.9 1.7 2.0 4 24,490 42.5 1.4 2.0 11 16,195 45.9 2.1 1.9
Q2 2019 28 78,645 37.8 2.2 2.3 23 58,595 36.3 2.4 2.4 5 20,050 42.3 1.6 1.9
Q3 2019 2 2,550 41.6 1.8 2.0 2 2,550 41.6 1.8 2.0
Q4 2019 7 64,560 36.3 1.1 1.1 7 64,560 36.3 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.

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)
Q1 2017
Q2 2017 3 7,420 52.4 0.2 1.5 3 7,420 52.4 0.2 1.5
Q3 2017 2 1,970 49.0 0.9 1.0 2 1,970 49.0 0.9 1.0
Q4 2017
Q1 2018 1 2,200 48.0 0.0 1.5 1 2,200 48.0 0.0 1.5
Q2 2018 4 3,620 54.8 4.1 2.4 3 2,650 57.3 5.6 3.2 1 970 48.0 0.0 0.4
Q3 2018
Q4 2018 2 3,550 56.3 1.1 1.1 2 3,550 56.3 1.1 1.1
Q1 2019
Q2 2019
Q3 2019
Q4 2019 1 1,400 47.8 0.0 1.8 1 1,400 47.8 0.0 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.

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)
Q1 2017 2 1,980 31.6 1.8 1.5 2 1,980 31.6 1.8 1.5
Q2 2017 1 800 36.0 0.0 1.5 1 800 36.0 0.0 1.5
Q3 2017 2 1,530 47.9 0.9 1.7 2 1,530 47.9 0.9 1.7
Q4 2017 1 1,500 52.3 2.0 1.8 1 1,500 52.3 2.0 1.8
Q1 2018 2 1,980 78.4 0.0 0.9 1 1,250 96.1 0.0 1.1 1 730 48.0 0.0 0.7
Q2 2018 1 510 36.0 2.8 2.2 1 510 36.0 2.8 2.2
Q3 2018 3 14,950 24.5 0.1 0.5 3 14,950 24.5 0.1 0.5
Q4 2018
Q1 2019 1 1,040 48.0 0.0 1.0 1 1,040 48.0 0.0 1.0
Q2 2019 5 17,220 60.0 0.2 1.1 1 900 84.0 2.0 2.0 4 16,320 58.7 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 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.

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)
Q1 2017 6 6,080 25.9 0.6 0.9 2 1,110 27.2 -7.4 -3.2 4 4,970 25.6 2.4 1.8
Q2 2017 19 42,890 23.8 0.7 0.6 1 630 24.0 0.0 0.0 18 42,260 23.8 0.7 0.6
Q3 2017 6 9,800 33.9 0.5 0.9 3 5,860 37.1 0.5 1.1 3 3,940 29.1 0.4 0.6
Q4 2017 5 11,460 27.8 0.5 0.5 4 9,250 28.7 0.3 0.4 1 2,210 24.0 1.2 1.0
Q1 2018 9 56,770 34.0 0.1 0.2 2 1,820 25.1 1.0 1.0 7 54,950 34.3 0.1 0.1
Q2 2018 4 3,890 44.8 0.6 1.0 1 700 59.6 0.0 0.0 3 3,190 41.6 0.8 1.2
Q3 2018 7 5,225 33.3 0.3 0.7 3 2,060 34.6 -1.0 0.2 4 3,165 32.4 1.1 1.1
Q4 2018 17 76,760 36.1 0.1 0.2 2 3,160 47.0 0.6 1.3 15 73,600 35.6 0.1 0.1
Q1 2019 12 19,540 36.5 0.1 0.7 4 2,360 59.5 0.4 0.6 8 17,180 33.4 0.0 0.7
Q2 2019 13 25,860 31.3 0.2 0.2 1 550 48.0 -8.7 -1.3 12 25,310 31.0 0.4 0.3
Q3 2019 12 15,010 33.9 0.8 1.1 3 5,080 40.5 2.1 2.4 9 9,930 30.4 0.1 0.4
Q4 2019 3 3,060 32.8 1.4 1.3 2 2,410 31.9 1.8 1.6 1 650 36.0 0.0 0.0

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)
Q1 2017 4 3,590 48.4 2.4 2.3 1 1,200 48.0 3.4 2.9 3 2,390 48.5 1.9 2.0
Q2 2017 5 6,190 51.0 0.9 1.4 4 5,610 51.3 0.9 1.3 1 580 48.0 1.5 1.7
Q3 2017 13 27,500 39.5 1.3 2.0 10 21,870 38.9 1.1 1.9 3 5,630 41.5 2.1 2.2
Q4 2017 2 2,080 48.0 1.6 1.9 2 2,080 48.0 1.6 1.9
Q1 2018 4 2,940 46.8 2.2 1.8 4 2,940 46.8 2.2 1.8
Q2 2018 6 12,540 36.7 2.6 2.6 5 11,940 37.9 2.6 2.7 1 600 12.0 2.0 2.0
Q3 2018 5 58,140 36.1 2.0 2.0 5 58,140 36.1 2.0 2.0
Q4 2018 2 2,900 36.0 0.4 1.2 1 2,300 36.0 0.0 1.0 1 600 36.0 2.0 2.0
Q1 2019 6 110,540 36.5 2.0 2.0 1 2,500 60.0 2.0 2.1 5 108,040 36.0 2.0 2.0
Q2 2019 5 7,645 47.4 2.0 2.1 1 3,000 60.0 2.0 2.1 4 4,645 39.3 2.1 2.0
Q3 2019 9 14,662 39.8 1.4 1.6 1 4,700 48.0 0.0 0.6 8 9,962 36.0 2.0 2.0
Q4 2019 8 11,510 36.9 2.5 2.5 8 11,510 36.9 2.5 2.5

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.

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)
Q1 2017
Q2 2017
Q3 2017
Q4 2017
Q1 2018 1 710 48.0 1.0 1.5 1 710 48.0 1.0 1.5
Q2 2018
Q3 2018
Q4 2018
Q1 2019 2 4,900 55.6 0.4 1.5 2 4,900 55.6 0.4 1.5
Q2 2019
Q3 2019 1 3,750 36.0 1.7 1.7 1 3,750 36.0 1.7 1.7
Q4 2019

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)
Q1 2017
Q2 2017
Q3 2017
Q4 2017
Q1 2018
Q2 2018 1 700 47.6 0.0 0.0 1 700 47.6 0.0 0.0
Q3 2018
Q4 2018 1 2,240 36.0 2.0 1.3 1 2,240 36.0 2.0 1.3
Q1 2019
Q2 2019
Q3 2019
Q4 2019

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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