Major wage settlements by jurisdiction (aggregated) and sector

Publication date: September 30, 2020

Table of Contents

Month

September 2019
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)
All sectors 14 11,792 35.6 1.0 1.1 3 2,070 43.2 2.3 2.0 11 9,722 34.0 0.8 0.9
Private sector 3 2,090 45.6 1.8 1.9 2 1,510 44.7 1.8 1.9 1 580 47.8 1.8 1.9
Public sector 11 9,702 33.4 0.9 0.9 1 560 39.0 3.6 2.3 10 9,142 33.1 0.7 0.9

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

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

October 2019
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)
All sectors 10 10,960 40.6 1.6 1.6 10 10,960 40.6 1.6 1.6
Private sector 3 3,610 37.1 2.6 1.8 3 3,610 37.1 2.6 1.8
Public sector 7 7,350 42.2 1.0 1.5 7 7,350 42.2 1.0 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.

November 2019
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)
All sectors 12 78,710 42.2 0.9 1.1 1 3,000 60.0 0.0 1.0 11 75,710 41.5 0.9 1.1
Private sector 1 2,300 48.0 1.4 1.2 1 2,300 48.0 1.4 1.2
Public sector 11 76,410 42.0 0.9 1.1 1 3,000 60.0 0.0 1.0 10 73,410 41.3 0.9 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.

December 2019
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)
All sectors 17 23,130 36.2 1.7 1.7 1 580 60.0 2.0 2.8 16 22,550 35.6 1.7 1.7
Private sector 8 6,100 37.3 1.6 1.8 1 580 60.0 2.0 2.8 7 5,520 34.9 1.6 1.7
Public sector 9 17,030 35.8 1.7 1.7 9 17,030 35.8 1.7 1.7

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

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

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

January 2020
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)
All sectors 21 36,600 29.7 0.5 0.5 3 5,050 40.8 2.0 2.7 18 31,550 27.9 0.3 0.2
Private sector 6 12,500 37.9 1.3 1.2 3 5,050 40.8 2.0 2.7 3 7,450 36.0 0.7 0.2
Public sector 15 24,100 25.4 0.1 0.1 15 24,100 25.4 0.1 0.1

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.

February 2020
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)
All sectors 7 12,650 52.4 1.5 1.8 7 12,650 52.4 1.5 1.8
Private sector 1 2,400 60.0 3.0 2.5 1 2,400 60.0 3.0 2.5
Public sector 6 10,250 50.6 1.2 1.6 6 10,250 50.6 1.2 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.

March 2020
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)
All sectors 4 9,200 57.9 2.6 1.9 1 5,600 72.0 3.0 1.8 3 3,600 36.0 2.0 2.0
Private sector 1 5,600 72.0 3.0 1.8 1 5,600 72.0 3.0 1.8
Public sector 3 3,600 36.0 2.0 2.0 3 3,600 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.

April 2020
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)
All sectors 11 115,070 36.1 1.5 1.5 11 115,070 36.1 1.5 1.5
Private sector
Public sector 11 115,070 36.1 1.5 1.5 11 115,070 36.1 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.

May 2020
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)
All sectors 2 15,000 49.8 0.2 1.5 1 2,200 60.0 1.5 1.7 1 12,800 48.0 0.0 1.5
Private sector
Public sector 2 15,000 49.8 0.2 1.5 1 2,200 60.0 1.5 1.7 1 12,800 48.0 0.0 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.

June 2020
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)
All sectors 9 59,330 45.7 2.0 2.3 1 48,000 48.0 2.0 2.3 8 11,330 36.0 2.0 2.2
Private sector 1 780 36.0 2.0 2.0 1 780 36.0 2.0 2.0
Public sector 8 58,550 45.8 2.0 2.3 1 48,000 48.0 2.0 2.3 7 10,550 36.0 2.0 2.3

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

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

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

July 2020
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)
All sectors 2 1,510 36.0 2.0 2.0 2 1,510 36.0 2.0 2.0
Private sector
Public sector 2 1,510 36.0 2.0 2.0 2 1,510 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.

August 2020
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)
All sectors 4 6,300 60.1 0.2 1.2 4 6,300 60.1 0.2 1.2
Private sector
Public sector 4 6,300 60.1 0.2 1.2 4 6,300 60.1 0.2 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.

Quarter

Q3 2017
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)
All sectors 49 91,400 43.2 1.7 1.8 6 10,340 43.9 1.3 1.7 43 81,060 43.1 1.7 1.8
Private sector 24 41,900 39.7 1.8 1.9 5 7,000 41.9 1.3 1.8 19 34,900 39.2 1.9 2.0
Public sector 25 49,500 46.1 1.6 1.7 1 3,340 48.0 1.3 1.5 24 46,160 46.0 1.6 1.7

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.

Q4 2017
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)
All sectors 38 90,840 43.1 1.7 1.6 10 16,230 44.1 1.4 1.8 28 74,610 42.9 1.8 1.5
Private sector 10 15,610 35.0 1.1 0.9 3 2,060 41.0 1.9 2.1 7 13,550 34.1 1.0 0.7
Public sector 28 75,230 44.8 1.8 1.7 7 14,170 44.5 1.4 1.7 21 61,060 44.8 2.0 1.7

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.

Q1 2018
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)
All sectors 55 127,810 41.8 0.8 0.8 10 21,600 47.6 1.6 1.7 45 106,210 40.6 0.6 0.7
Private sector 24 31,100 48.0 1.8 1.9 6 10,640 47.1 2.0 2.0 18 20,460 48.5 1.7 1.9
Public sector 31 96,710 39.8 0.4 0.5 4 10,960 48.0 1.3 1.4 27 85,750 38.8 0.3 0.4

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.

Q2 2018
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)
All sectors 59 164,490 50.3 1.5 1.8 6 24,630 48.9 1.4 1.9 53 139,860 50.5 1.5 1.8
Private sector 24 60,540 50.6 1.7 2.0 2 4,900 52.4 2.0 2.3 22 55,640 50.5 1.7 2.0
Public sector 35 103,950 50.1 1.4 1.7 4 19,730 48.0 1.2 1.8 31 84,220 50.6 1.4 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.

Q3 2018
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)
All sectors 34 165,495 33.0 1.4 1.6 5 6,480 40.9 2.6 1.9 29 159,015 32.7 1.4 1.6
Private sector 11 10,620 38.1 1.3 1.2 4 4,100 36.8 3.4 2.2 7 6,520 38.9 0.0 0.6
Public sector 23 154,875 32.7 1.4 1.6 1 2,380 48.0 1.2 1.5 22 152,495 32.4 1.4 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.

Q4 2018
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)
All sectors 46 152,705 39.8 0.5 0.7 2 1,950 42.7 2.0 3.7 44 150,755 39.8 0.5 0.7
Private sector 12 27,480 34.5 0.5 0.8 1 860 36.0 3.0 3.0 11 26,620 34.4 0.5 0.7
Public sector 34 125,225 41.0 0.5 0.7 1 1,090 48.0 1.3 4.2 33 124,135 40.9 0.5 0.7

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.

Q1 2019
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)
All sectors 53 199,955 40.0 1.6 1.8 6 6,230 48.0 1.6 2.3 47 193,725 39.8 1.6 1.8
Private sector 15 35,780 45.8 1.7 2.1 4 5,030 48.0 1.6 2.3 11 30,750 45.4 1.7 2.1
Public sector 38 164,175 38.8 1.6 1.7 2 1,200 48.0 1.3 2.2 36 162,975 38.7 1.6 1.7

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.

Q2 2019
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)
All sectors 71 169,310 41.5 1.6 1.7 7 17,560 52.4 2.7 2.3 64 151,750 40.2 1.5 1.7
Private sector 36 81,045 40.3 2.2 2.4 4 9,140 56.5 2.4 2.7 32 71,905 38.2 2.2 2.3
Public sector 35 88,265 42.6 1.1 1.2 3 8,420 48.0 3.0 1.9 32 79,845 42.0 0.9 1.1

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.

Q3 2019
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)
All sectors 49 77,972 42.7 1.8 1.7 14 31,420 47.1 2.6 2.0 35 46,552 39.8 1.2 1.4
Private sector 14 19,370 42.9 1.5 1.8 4 4,170 42.6 2.0 2.1 10 15,200 43.0 1.4 1.7
Public sector 35 58,602 42.7 1.9 1.6 10 27,250 47.8 2.7 2.0 25 31,352 38.2 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.

Q4 2019
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)
All sectors 39 112,800 40.8 1.1 1.3 2 3,580 60.0 0.3 1.3 37 109,220 40.2 1.1 1.3
Private sector 12 12,010 39.3 1.9 1.7 1 580 60.0 2.0 2.8 11 11,430 38.3 1.9 1.6
Public sector 27 100,790 41.0 1.0 1.2 1 3,000 60.0 0.0 1.0 26 97,790 40.4 1.1 1.2

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.

Q1 2020
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)
All sectors 32 58,450 39.0 1.1 1.0 4 10,650 57.2 2.5 2.3 28 47,800 35.0 0.7 0.7
Private sector 8 20,500 49.8 1.9 1.6 4 10,650 57.2 2.5 2.3 4 9,850 41.9 1.3 0.8
Public sector 24 37,950 33.2 0.6 0.7 24 37,950 33.2 0.6 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.

Q2 2020
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)
All sectors 22 189,400 40.2 1.5 1.7 2 50,200 48.5 2.0 2.3 20 139,200 37.2 1.4 1.5
Private sector 1 780 36.0 2.0 2.0 1 780 36.0 2.0 2.0
Public sector 21 188,620 40.2 1.5 1.7 2 50,200 48.5 2.0 2.3 19 138,420 37.2 1.4 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.

Year

2011
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)
All sectors 302 676,710 40.0 1.3 1.8 29 74,920 46.8 1.9 2.2 273 601,790 39.1 1.2 1.7
Private sector 112 194,640 48.1 1.4 2.0 20 45,090 52.2 1.7 2.2 92 149,550 46.9 1.3 2.0
Public sector 190 482,070 36.7 1.3 1.7 9 29,830 38.7 2.0 2.1 181 452,240 36.6 1.2 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.

2012
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)
All sectors 270 750,776 37.8 1.4 1.7 38 144,461 48.6 1.6 1.8 232 606,315 35.2 1.4 1.6
Private sector 88 146,496 46.9 1.3 1.5 20 37,031 48.1 1.3 2.1 68 109,465 46.5 1.2 1.3
Public sector 182 604,280 35.5 1.5 1.7 18 107,430 48.8 1.7 1.7 164 496,850 32.7 1.4 1.7

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

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

2013
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)
All sectors 486 1,094,560 36.9 1.4 1.4 40 77,520 40.4 1.8 1.9 446 1,017,040 36.6 1.4 1.4
Private sector 162 426,170 41.6 2.4 2.1 24 26,080 47.0 1.8 2.1 138 400,090 41.2 2.5 2.1
Public sector 324 668,390 33.8 0.7 1.0 16 51,440 37.0 1.8 1.8 308 616,950 33.6 0.7 0.9

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

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

2014
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)
All sectors 248 692,560 45.8 1.5 1.7 20 30,050 41.1 1.6 1.6 228 662,510 46.0 1.4 1.7
Private sector 68 151,650 39.4 3.4 2.3 11 11,520 38.1 2.0 2.1 57 140,130 39.5 3.6 2.3
Public sector 180 540,910 47.6 0.9 1.5 9 18,530 43.0 1.4 1.2 171 522,380 47.7 0.9 1.5

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

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

2015
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)
All sectors 243 779,470 43.0 0.9 1.2 24 47,460 58.0 2.0 2.3 219 732,010 42.0 0.8 1.1
Private sector 97 212,740 51.4 1.5 1.7 20 44,860 59.5 2.0 2.4 77 167,880 49.2 1.3 1.6
Public sector 146 566,730 39.9 0.6 1.0 4 2,600 32.5 1.7 1.7 142 564,130 39.9 0.6 1.0

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.

2016
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)
All sectors 285 1,185,460 48.0 0.9 1.3 24 123,000 45.1 1.1 1.3 261 1,062,460 48.4 0.8 1.3
Private sector 124 253,760 45.0 1.5 1.5 14 30,000 76.8 0.7 1.4 110 223,760 40.7 1.6 1.5
Public sector 161 931,700 48.9 0.7 1.3 10 93,000 34.9 1.2 1.3 151 838,700 50.4 0.6 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.

2017
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)
All sectors 212 773,770 38.6 1.4 1.7 44 199,690 47.9 1.3 1.5 168 574,080 35.4 1.5 1.7
Private sector 66 99,430 40.1 1.7 1.7 20 23,640 45.1 1.9 2.1 46 75,790 38.6 1.6 1.6
Public sector 146 674,340 38.4 1.4 1.7 24 176,050 48.3 1.2 1.4 122 498,290 34.9 1.5 1.7

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

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

2018
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)
All sectors 194 610,500 41.2 1.1 1.3 23 54,660 47.2 1.7 1.9 171 555,840 40.6 1.0 1.2
Private sector 71 129,740 45.6 1.5 1.7 13 20,500 45.9 2.3 2.1 58 109,240 45.5 1.3 1.6
Public sector 123 480,760 40.0 1.0 1.2 10 34,160 48.0 1.3 1.7 113 446,600 39.4 1.0 1.1

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

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

2019
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)
All sectors 212 560,037 41.0 1.5 1.7 29 58,790 49.6 2.4 2.1 183 501,247 40.0 1.4 1.6
Private sector 77 148,205 41.9 2.0 2.2 13 18,920 51.3 2.1 2.5 64 129,285 40.5 1.9 2.1
Public sector 135 411,832 40.7 1.4 1.5 16 39,870 48.8 2.5 1.9 119 371,962 39.8 1.3 1.4

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.

2020
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)
All sectors 60 255,660 40.4 1.4 1.6 6 60,850 50.0 2.1 2.3 54 194,810 37.4 1.2 1.3
Private sector 9 21,280 49.3 1.9 1.6 4 10,650 57.2 2.5 2.3 5 10,630 41.4 1.3 0.9
Public sector 51 234,380 39.6 1.3 1.6 2 50,200 48.5 2.0 2.3 49 184,180 37.2 1.2 1.4

Note: Data for 2020 cover the months of January through August. 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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