Major wage settlements by jurisdiction (aggregated) and year

Publication date: June 1, 2022

Table of Contents

Industry

All industries
All jurisdictions Federal jurisdiction Provincial jurisdiction
Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average)
2013 484 1,092,600 36.8 1.4 1.4 40 77,520 40.4 1.8 1.9 444 1,015,080 36.5 1.4 1.4
2014 245 689,168 45.8 1.4 1.7 20 30,050 41.1 1.6 1.6 225 659,118 46.0 1.4 1.7
2015 238 753,178 42.8 1.0 1.2 24 47,460 58.0 2.0 2.3 214 705,718 41.8 0.9 1.1
2016 283 1,074,184 46.8 0.9 1.4 24 123,000 45.1 1.1 1.3 259 951,184 47.1 0.9 1.4
2017 215 838,099 39.2 1.7 1.7 45 200,140 47.9 1.3 1.5 170 637,959 36.5 1.8 1.8
2018 202 699,743 41.8 1.2 1.3 28 74,790 47.3 1.7 1.9 174 624,953 41.2 1.2 1.2
2019 234 607,108 41.7 1.6 1.7 38 83,532 50.1 2.4 2.0 196 523,576 40.4 1.5 1.6
2020 138 697,811 40.5 1.7 1.6 25 249,483 44.3 2.4 2.2 113 448,328 38.4 1.3 1.3
2021 116 779,487 41.9 1.9 1.9 19 116,988 42.1 1.8 2.1 97 662,499 41.8 1.9 1.9
2022 10 56,298 40.5 1.3 1.8 1 660 36.0 3.5 3.5 9 55,638 40.5 1.3 1.8

Note: Data for 2022 cover the months of January through April. Major settlements are those involving bargaining units of 500 or more employees. For additional information, please see the Technical notes.

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

Primary industries
All jurisdictions Federal jurisdiction Provincial jurisdiction
Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average)
2013 3 5,300 37.9 3.6 3.3 3 5,300 37.9 3.6 3.3
2014 3 1,830 39.1 4.5 3.3 1 530 48.0 2.0 3.0 2 1,300 35.4 5.5 3.4
2015 2 1,170 47.1 -1.7 0.3 1 650 36.0 1.0 1.3 1 520 61.0 -5.0 -1.0
2016 8 14,090 32.1 0.2 0.7 8 14,090 32.1 0.2 0.7
2017 9 13,271 36.2 0.7 0.9 2 1,150 45.1 2.3 1.9 7 12,121 35.4 0.6 0.8
2018 1 720 32.0 -0.2 -0.1 1 720 32.0 -0.2 -0.1
2019 3 4,630 54.8 2.1 2.4 3 4,630 54.8 2.1 2.4
2020 3 7,450 36.0 0.7 0.2 3 7,450 36.0 0.7 0.2
2021 2 2,403 46.2 5.4 3.6 1 710 42.0 2.0 2.0 1 1,693 48.0 6.9 4.2
2022

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

Note: Data for 2022 cover the months of January through April. Major settlements are those involving bargaining units of 500 or more employees. For additional information, please see the Technical notes.

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

Utilities
All jurisdictions Federal jurisdiction Provincial jurisdiction
Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average)
2013 15 33,370 44.3 1.4 2.3 15 33,370 44.3 1.4 2.3
2014 10 10,630 44.3 2.3 2.4 10 10,630 44.3 2.3 2.4
2015 15 29,785 40.0 1.2 1.5 15 29,785 40.0 1.2 1.5
2016 6 4,800 44.1 0.9 1.4 6 4,800 44.1 0.9 1.4
2017 3 2,920 29.4 1.6 1.7 3 2,920 29.4 1.6 1.7
2018 8 15,255 30.2 1.9 2.1 8 15,255 30.2 1.9 2.1
2019 11 18,770 36.0 1.8 2.1 11 18,770 36.0 1.8 2.1
2020 5 12,476 44.4 1.5 1.9 5 12,476 44.4 1.5 1.9
2021 4 11,116 20.5 1.1 1.1 4 11,116 20.5 1.1 1.1
2022

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

Note: Data for 2022 cover the months of January through April. Major settlements are those involving bargaining units of 500 or more employees. For additional information, please see the Technical notes.

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

Construction
All jurisdictions Federal jurisdiction Provincial jurisdiction
Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average)
2013 68 287,610 34.3 2.8 2.2 68 287,610 34.3 2.8 2.2
2014 10 84,820 34.8 4.4 2.4 10 84,820 34.8 4.4 2.4
2015 20 33,500 40.2 3.8 1.9 20 33,500 40.2 3.8 1.9
2016 51 110,700 36.5 1.9 1.9 51 110,700 36.5 1.9 1.9
2017 16 97,270 44.5 3.4 2.0 16 97,270 44.5 3.4 2.0
2018 16 92,830 47.0 2.1 1.5 16 92,830 47.0 2.1 1.5
2019 39 96,855 36.7 1.9 2.1 39 96,855 36.7 1.9 2.1
2020 6 11,410 48.0 1.3 1.4 6 11,410 48.0 1.3 1.4
2021 7 147,010 47.9 2.0 2.0 7 147,010 47.9 2.0 2.0
2022

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

Note: Data for 2022 cover the months of January through April. Major settlements are those involving bargaining units of 500 or more employees. For additional information, please see the Technical notes.

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

Manufacturing
All jurisdictions Federal jurisdiction Provincial jurisdiction
Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average)
2013 32 33,420 46.9 1.6 1.9 1 750 36.0 2.0 2.5 31 32,670 47.1 1.6 1.9
2014 16 17,153 49.8 2.0 2.1 16 17,153 49.8 2.0 2.1
2015 14 18,640 48.7 1.7 1.8 14 18,640 48.7 1.7 1.8
2016 25 44,839 47.7 2.0 1.3 1 520 48.0 1.7 1.6 24 44,319 47.7 2.0 1.3
2017 11 11,590 48.3 1.6 1.7 11 11,590 48.3 1.6 1.7
2018 11 12,215 52.1 2.2 1.8 11 12,215 52.1 2.2 1.8
2019 11 13,504 57.1 2.2 2.2 1 780 48.0 2.0 1.7 10 12,724 57.6 2.2 2.3
2020 10 34,940 39.7 2.5 1.9 10 34,940 39.7 2.5 1.9
2021 7 8,638 56.8 5.4 2.5 7 8,638 56.8 5.4 2.5
2022

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

Note: Data for 2022 cover the months of January through April. Major settlements are those involving bargaining units of 500 or more employees. For additional information, please see the Technical notes.

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

Wholesale and retail trade
All jurisdictions Federal jurisdiction Provincial jurisdiction
Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average)
2013 21 53,310 71.0 1.8 1.8 21 53,310 71.0 1.8 1.8
2014 11 16,430 49.8 2.8 1.8 11 16,430 49.8 2.8 1.8
2015 13 52,310 64.1 2.1 1.3 13 52,310 64.1 2.1 1.3
2016 9 24,215 60.0 1.4 1.3 9 24,215 60.0 1.4 1.3
2017 7 14,550 47.5 1.7 1.9 7 14,550 47.5 1.7 1.9
2018 7 17,970 50.9 0.7 1.4 7 17,970 50.9 0.7 1.4
2019 9 15,580 56.0 0.9 1.7 9 15,580 56.0 0.9 1.7
2020 4 4,020 52.1 1.9 2.0 4 4,020 52.1 1.9 2.0
2021 5 7,580 66.9 1.3 1.2 5 7,580 66.9 1.3 1.2
2022

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

Note: Data for 2022 cover the months of January through April. Major settlements are those involving bargaining units of 500 or more employees. For additional information, please see the Technical notes.

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

Transportation
All jurisdictions Federal jurisdiction Provincial jurisdiction
Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average)
2013 19 21,340 41.1 1.7 2.0 17 16,190 43.2 2.1 2.2 2 5,150 34.5 0.3 1.4
2014 16 30,560 40.2 1.7 1.8 5 7,010 41.3 1.2 1.7 11 23,550 39.8 1.8 1.8
2015 21 46,840 60.8 2.0 2.4 15 37,930 62.0 2.1 2.5 6 8,910 55.6 1.4 2.0
2016 18 85,650 41.2 1.0 1.4 15 79,080 41.3 0.9 1.3 3 6,570 39.4 1.9 1.9
2017 19 27,920 46.5 1.4 1.9 16 25,940 47.9 1.3 2.0 3 1,980 28.8 1.8 1.8
2018 15 26,890 42.6 1.9 2.2 9 11,120 47.9 2.0 2.5 6 15,770 38.8 1.9 2.0
2019 18 33,950 51.2 2.2 2.4 12 20,240 53.7 2.4 2.6 6 13,710 47.4 1.8 2.1
2020 17 94,933 52.0 1.8 2.2 12 86,643 52.4 1.9 2.4 5 8,290 48.1 0.4 0.9
2021 10 58,509 26.1 2.0 2.0 9 57,479 25.7 1.9 2.0 1 1,030 48.0 3.0 2.5
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: Data for 2022 cover the months of January through April. Major settlements are those involving bargaining units of 500 or more employees. For additional information, please see the Technical notes.

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

Information and culture
All jurisdictions Federal jurisdiction Provincial jurisdiction
Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average)
2013 9 14,600 43.8 1.6 1.7 7 13,230 43.3 1.7 1.8 2 1,370 48.0 0.7 1.5
2014 9 13,950 44.9 1.9 1.4 8 13,200 44.9 1.7 1.3 1 750 45.0 4.2 3.1
2015 4 12,170 42.9 2.1 2.0 2 3,540 55.5 2.0 1.7 2 8,630 37.8 2.2 2.0
2016 6 19,840 58.6 0.7 1.2 5 17,590 60.0 0.6 1.2 1 2,250 48.0 1.3 1.3
2017 6 9,010 47.4 1.6 1.8 4 7,610 47.3 1.5 1.8 2 1,400 48.0 1.7 1.8
2018 7 24,240 43.6 2.3 2.5 5 15,590 48.4 2.1 2.3 2 8,650 35.1 2.8 2.8
2019 6 10,452 53.4 1.0 0.9 5 9,702 54.7 1.1 1.0 1 750 36.0 0.0 0.0
2020 1 1,200 36.1 1.5 1.5 1 1,200 36.1 1.5 1.5
2021 3 7,070 61.0 1.8 2.0 2 6,320 63.9 1.7 2.0 1 750 36.0 2.0 2.0
2022

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

Note: Data for 2022 cover the months of January through April. Major settlements are those involving bargaining units of 500 or more employees. For additional information, please see the Technical notes.

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

Finance and professional services
All jurisdictions Federal jurisdiction Provincial jurisdiction
Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average)
2013 16 22,970 50.4 0.9 2.4 7 5,440 42.2 1.5 2.1 9 17,530 53.0 0.7 2.5
2014 5 5,010 35.1 1.5 1.5 2 2,200 32.4 1.7 1.7 3 2,810 37.2 1.3 1.4
2015 10 18,130 45.7 0.8 1.6 4 4,020 33.8 1.6 2.1 6 14,110 49.2 0.5 1.5
2016 8 5,980 41.7 1.9 1.7 2 1,310 21.0 2.1 2.1 6 4,670 47.6 1.8 1.5
2017 9 6,260 47.3 1.6 1.7 7 5,010 45.9 1.7 1.7 2 1,250 53.3 1.5 1.7
2018 16 41,440 42.9 1.2 1.2 5 6,040 39.1 3.1 2.0 11 35,400 43.6 0.8 1.1
2019 5 5,140 47.0 2.2 1.9 5 5,140 47.0 2.2 1.9
2020 6 9,163 42.9 1.7 2.2 3 2,450 49.2 2.2 2.3 3 6,713 40.6 1.6 2.2
2021 4 4,482 39.8 0.4 1.5 3 3,925 40.4 0.5 1.7 1 557 36.0 0.0 0.4
2022 3 3,925 32.9 2.4 2.5 1 660 36.0 3.5 3.5 2 3,265 32.2 2.1 2.3

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

Note: Data for 2022 cover the months of January through April. Major settlements are those involving bargaining units of 500 or more employees. For additional information, please see the Technical notes.

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

Education, health, and social services
All jurisdictions Federal jurisdiction Provincial jurisdiction
Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average)
2013 243 466,730 32.3 0.5 0.7 243 466,730 32.3 0.5 0.7
2014 111 398,505 47.1 0.8 1.4 111 398,505 47.1 0.8 1.4
2015 101 443,483 38.8 0.4 0.8 101 443,483 38.8 0.4 0.8
2016 96 586,630 47.4 0.6 1.3 96 586,630 47.4 0.6 1.3
2017 74 381,990 29.6 1.5 1.7 74 381,990 29.6 1.5 1.7
2018 72 325,870 38.7 0.8 1.0 72 325,870 38.7 0.8 1.0
2019 82 286,887 37.8 1.3 1.4 82 286,887 37.8 1.3 1.4
2020 58 341,904 37.5 1.1 1.2 58 341,904 37.5 1.1 1.2
2021 46 410,814 38.0 1.8 1.9 46 410,814 38.0 1.8 1.9
2022 4 34,767 47.1 0.6 1.4 4 34,767 47.1 0.6 1.4

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

Note: Data for 2022 cover the months of January through April. Major settlements are those involving bargaining units of 500 or more employees. For additional information, please see the Technical notes.

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

Entertainment and hospitality
All jurisdictions Federal jurisdiction Provincial jurisdiction
Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average)
2013 6 4,270 48.5 1.7 1.6 6 4,270 48.5 1.7 1.6
2014 10 14,410 47.7 0.9 1.9 10 14,410 47.7 0.9 1.9
2015 6 5,750 53.4 2.2 2.2 6 5,750 53.4 2.2 2.2
2016 5 4,010 45.9 1.7 1.7 5 4,010 45.9 1.7 1.7
2017 5 6,350 46.7 2.0 1.9 5 6,350 46.7 2.0 1.9
2018 8 7,140 45.3 2.8 2.6 8 7,140 45.3 2.8 2.6
2019 2 1,800 36.0 7.1 5.0 2 1,800 36.0 7.1 5.0
2020 1 738 12.0 2.0 2.0 1 738 12.0 2.0 2.0
2021 4 4,836 36.7 0.1 0.8 4 4,836 36.7 0.1 0.8
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: Data for 2022 cover the months of January through April. Major settlements are those involving bargaining units of 500 or more employees. For additional information, please see the Technical notes.

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

Public administration
All jurisdictions Federal jurisdiction Provincial jurisdiction
Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average)
2013 52 149,680 35.8 1.3 1.4 8 41,910 38.2 1.7 1.8 44 107,770 34.9 1.2 1.3
2014 44 95,870 51.1 1.1 1.7 4 7,110 36.0 1.8 1.7 40 88,760 52.4 1.1 1.7
2015 32 91,400 40.3 1.3 1.5 2 1,320 36.0 1.8 1.8 30 90,080 40.4 1.3 1.4
2016 51 173,430 52.3 1.3 1.5 1 24,500 48.0 1.8 1.4 50 148,930 53.0 1.2 1.5
2017 56 266,968 49.1 1.4 1.6 16 160,430 48.0 1.3 1.4 40 106,538 50.7 1.6 1.9
2018 41 135,173 43.9 1.2 1.4 9 42,040 48.0 1.2 1.7 32 93,133 42.1 1.1 1.2
2019 48 119,540 48.0 1.8 1.7 15 47,670 48.0 2.7 2.0 33 71,870 48.1 1.3 1.5
2020 27 179,577 39.5 2.5 2.0 9 159,190 39.8 2.6 2.1 18 20,387 37.1 1.3 1.4
2021 24 117,029 54.0 1.8 2.1 4 48,554 58.8 1.7 2.4 20 68,475 50.6 1.8 1.9
2022

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

Note: Data for 2022 cover the months of January through April. Major settlements are those involving bargaining units of 500 or more employees. For additional information, please see the Technical notes.

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

Sector

All sectors
All jurisdictions Federal jurisdiction Provincial jurisdiction
Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average)
2013 484 1,092,600 36.8 1.4 1.4 40 77,520 40.4 1.8 1.9 444 1,015,080 36.5 1.4 1.4
2014 245 689,168 45.8 1.4 1.7 20 30,050 41.1 1.6 1.6 225 659,118 46.0 1.4 1.7
2015 238 753,178 42.8 1.0 1.2 24 47,460 58.0 2.0 2.3 214 705,718 41.8 0.9 1.1
2016 283 1,074,184 46.8 0.9 1.4 24 123,000 45.1 1.1 1.3 259 951,184 47.1 0.9 1.4
2017 215 838,099 39.2 1.7 1.7 45 200,140 47.9 1.3 1.5 170 637,959 36.5 1.8 1.8
2018 202 699,743 41.8 1.2 1.3 28 74,790 47.3 1.7 1.9 174 624,953 41.2 1.2 1.2
2019 234 607,108 41.7 1.6 1.7 38 83,532 50.1 2.4 2.0 196 523,576 40.4 1.5 1.6
2020 138 697,811 40.5 1.7 1.6 25 249,483 44.3 2.4 2.2 113 448,328 38.4 1.3 1.3
2021 116 779,487 41.9 1.9 1.9 19 116,988 42.1 1.8 2.1 97 662,499 41.8 1.9 1.9
2022 10 56,298 40.5 1.3 1.8 1 660 36.0 3.5 3.5 9 55,638 40.5 1.3 1.8

Note: Data for 2022 cover the months of January through April. Major settlements are those involving bargaining units of 500 or more employees. For additional information, please see the Technical notes.

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

Private sector
All jurisdictions Federal jurisdiction Provincial jurisdiction
Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average)
2013 160 424,210 41.5 2.5 2.1 24 26,080 47.0 1.8 2.1 136 398,130 41.1 2.5 2.1
2014 66 149,033 39.4 3.5 2.3 11 11,520 38.1 2.0 2.1 55 137,513 39.5 3.6 2.3
2015 90 184,920 51.7 2.2 1.8 20 44,860 59.5 2.0 2.4 70 140,060 49.2 2.3 1.6
2016 123 252,289 45.0 1.5 1.5 14 30,000 76.8 0.7 1.4 109 222,289 40.7 1.6 1.5
2017 72 177,621 44.1 2.5 1.9 22 32,090 48.8 1.4 1.9 50 145,531 43.1 2.8 1.9
2018 73 206,095 46.5 1.8 1.6 15 28,060 46.5 2.4 2.3 58 178,035 46.5 1.7 1.5
2019 82 158,291 42.7 2.0 2.2 15 22,422 52.0 2.3 2.5 67 135,869 41.2 1.9 2.1
2020 37 87,124 45.6 2.2 1.9 12 27,783 55.7 2.6 2.5 25 59,341 40.9 2.0 1.6
2021 35 183,803 49.1 2.1 2.0 10 15,229 47.2 1.3 1.8 25 168,574 49.3 2.2 2.0
2022 2 3,265 32.2 2.1 2.3 2 3,265 32.2 2.1 2.3

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

Note: Data for 2022 cover the months of January through April. Major settlements are those involving bargaining units of 500 or more employees. For additional information, please see the Technical notes.

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

Public sector
All jurisdictions Federal jurisdiction Provincial jurisdiction
Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average) Number of agreements Number of employees Duration of agreements in months (average) First year percentage adjustment (average) Annual percentage adjustment (average)
2013 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
2014 179 540,135 47.6 0.9 1.5 9 18,530 43.0 1.4 1.2 170 521,605 47.7 0.9 1.5
2015 148 568,258 39.9 0.6 1.0 4 2,600 32.5 1.7 1.7 144 565,658 40.0 0.6 1.0
2016 160 821,895 47.4 0.8 1.3 10 93,000 34.9 1.2 1.3 150 728,895 49.0 0.7 1.3
2017 143 660,478 37.9 1.4 1.7 23 168,050 47.7 1.3 1.4 120 492,428 34.6 1.5 1.7
2018 129 493,648 39.9 1.0 1.2 13 46,730 47.8 1.3 1.7 116 446,918 39.0 1.0 1.1
2019 152 448,817 41.4 1.5 1.5 23 61,110 49.4 2.5 1.8 129 387,707 40.1 1.3 1.4
2020 101 610,687 39.8 1.6 1.6 13 221,700 42.8 2.3 2.2 88 388,987 38.0 1.1 1.2
2021 81 595,684 39.6 1.8 1.9 9 101,759 41.3 1.9 2.2 72 493,925 39.3 1.8 1.9
2022 8 53,033 41.0 1.2 1.8 1 660 36.0 3.5 3.5 7 52,373 41.1 1.2 1.7

Note: Data for 2022 cover the months of January through April. 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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