Major wage settlements by jurisdiction (aggregated) and year

Publication date: October 31, 2020

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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)
2011 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
2012 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
2013 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
2014 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
2015 244 780,390 43.0 0.9 1.2 24 47,460 58.0 2.0 2.3 220 732,930 42.0 0.8 1.1
2016 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
2017 214 842,020 39.4 1.7 1.7 44 199,690 47.9 1.3 1.5 170 642,330 36.7 1.8 1.8
2018 196 687,190 42.0 1.2 1.3 23 54,660 47.2 1.7 1.9 173 632,530 41.5 1.2 1.3
2019 222 575,297 41.2 1.6 1.7 35 66,790 49.7 2.4 2.1 187 508,507 40.1 1.5 1.6
2020 77 556,214 39.3 1.7 1.6 14 202,210 43.1 2.5 2.2 63 354,004 37.2 1.3 1.2

Note: Data for 2020 cover the months of January through September. 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)
2011 7 11,660 53.9 3.3 2.5 7 11,660 53.9 3.3 2.5
2012 3 2,240 45.6 3.1 3.4 1 550 36.0 3.0 3.0 2 1,690 48.7 3.1 3.5
2013 4 6,300 43.3 3.3 3.1 4 6,300 43.3 3.3 3.1
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 8 12,280 35.3 0.7 0.8 2 1,150 45.1 2.3 1.9 6 11,130 34.3 0.5 0.6
2018 2 1,220 33.7 -0.1 0.5 1 500 36.0 0.0 1.3 1 720 32.0 -0.2 -0.1
2019 2 3,780 59.0 2.1 2.5 2 3,780 59.0 2.1 2.5
2020 3 7,450 36.0 0.7 0.2 3 7,450 36.0 0.7 0.2

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

Note: Data for 2020 cover the months of January through September. 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)
2011 11 17,350 30.4 2.6 2.7 11 17,350 30.4 2.6 2.7
2012 9 16,930 34.0 2.5 2.4 9 16,930 34.0 2.5 2.4
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 2.2 11 18,770 36.0 1.8 2.2
2020 3 5,520 47.0 1.4 1.7 3 5,520 47.0 1.4 1.7

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

Note: Data for 2020 cover the months of January through September. 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)
2011 19 49,510 45.6 0.5 1.8 19 49,510 45.6 0.5 1.8
2012 7 7,450 37.4 2.5 2.4 7 7,450 37.4 2.5 2.4
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 24 57,700 43.5 0.5 1.6 24 57,700 43.5 0.5 1.6
2016 51 110,700 36.3 1.9 1.9 51 110,700 36.3 1.9 1.9
2017 15 96,770 44.5 3.4 2.0 15 96,770 44.5 3.4 2.0
2018 17 94,030 46.9 2.1 1.5 17 94,030 46.9 2.1 1.5
2019 40 95,245 36.7 2.0 2.1 40 95,245 36.7 2.0 2.1
2020 2 7,200 43.3 7.6 2.7 2 7,200 43.3 7.6 2.7

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

Note: Data for 2020 cover the months of January through September. 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)
2011 24 21,270 48.0 1.7 1.9 1 520 36.0 1.8 1.8 23 20,750 48.3 1.7 1.9
2012 26 41,385 45.4 0.9 0.9 26 41,385 45.4 0.9 0.9
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 18 19,770 48.9 2.0 2.1 18 19,770 48.9 2.0 2.1
2015 15 19,460 49.7 1.7 1.8 15 19,460 49.7 1.7 1.8
2016 25 45,210 47.0 2.0 1.4 1 520 48.0 1.7 1.6 24 44,690 47.0 2.0 1.3
2017 11 11,590 48.3 1.6 1.7 11 11,590 48.3 1.6 1.7
2018 10 11,610 52.4 2.2 1.8 10 11,610 52.4 2.2 1.8
2019 10 15,130 52.2 2.1 2.2 1 780 48.0 2.0 1.7 9 14,350 52.4 2.1 2.2
2020 3 10,300 44.3 2.5 2.0 3 10,300 44.3 2.5 2.0

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

Note: Data for 2020 cover the months of January through September. 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)
2011 16 31,840 49.4 1.2 1.8 16 31,840 49.4 1.2 1.8
2012 7 22,310 63.0 1.1 1.3 7 22,310 63.0 1.1 1.3
2013 21 53,310 70.9 1.6 1.8 21 53,310 70.9 1.6 1.8
2014 11 16,430 49.8 2.8 1.8 11 16,430 49.8 2.8 1.8
2015 14 53,110 63.5 2.1 1.3 14 53,110 63.5 2.1 1.3
2016 9 24,020 60.0 1.4 1.3 9 24,020 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 1.8 7 17,970 50.9 0.7 1.8
2019 9 15,570 56.0 0.9 1.7 9 15,570 56.0 0.9 1.7
2020

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

Note: Data for 2020 cover the months of January through September. 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)
2011 24 51,220 45.4 2.0 2.3 15 39,310 51.1 2.2 2.6 9 11,910 26.8 1.3 1.4
2012 27 104,860 52.6 1.7 1.9 15 75,410 55.2 1.6 1.7 12 29,450 46.1 2.1 2.2
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 2.1 2.4 15 37,930 62.0 2.1 2.5 6 8,910 55.7 2.0 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 20 28,870 47.0 1.4 1.9 16 25,940 47.9 1.3 2.0 4 2,930 38.9 1.5 1.8
2018 15 26,790 42.5 1.9 2.2 9 11,020 47.9 2.0 2.5 6 15,770 38.8 1.9 2.0
2019 18 33,950 51.0 2.1 2.4 12 20,240 53.5 2.3 2.6 6 13,710 47.4 1.8 2.1
2020 10 64,380 49.4 2.2 2.4 8 62,930 49.6 2.2 2.4 2 1,450 42.6 1.9 1.9

Note: Data for 2020 cover the months of January through September. 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)
2011 9 27,440 52.5 1.6 1.9 6 23,870 49.5 1.5 1.8 3 3,570 72.5 2.5 2.9
2012 12 22,401 41.7 1.5 1.7 7 9,961 44.3 1.5 1.7 5 12,440 39.7 1.5 1.7
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 48.1 1.6 1.8 4 7,610 48.1 1.5 1.8 2 1,400 48.0 1.7 1.8
2018 7 24,240 43.6 2.3 2.5 3 8,290 47.1 1.7 1.9 4 15,950 41.8 2.7 2.8
2019 5 6,190 47.5 0.7 1.2 4 5,440 49.0 0.8 1.3 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

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

Note: Data for 2020 cover the months of January through September. 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)
2011 13 14,810 55.6 0.6 2.0 3 1,790 18.9 1.3 1.2 10 13,020 60.6 0.5 2.1
2012 13 20,610 49.1 1.4 1.9 6 6,790 51.7 1.6 1.8 7 13,820 47.8 1.3 1.9
2013 17 23,930 50.8 1.0 2.4 7 5,440 42.2 1.5 2.1 10 18,490 53.3 0.9 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 8 5,810 46.2 1.6 1.7 6 4,560 44.2 1.6 1.7 2 1,250 53.3 1.5 1.7
2018 14 40,120 43.4 1.2 1.2 3 4,720 41.6 3.5 2.1 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 3 7,010 41.3 1.7 2.3 1 800 36.0 3.2 3.4 2 6,210 42.0 1.5 2.2

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

Note: Data for 2020 cover the months of January through September. 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)
2011 114 323,720 34.9 1.2 1.5 114 323,720 34.9 1.2 1.5
2012 110 334,150 29.4 1.3 1.6 110 334,150 29.4 1.3 1.6
2013 243 466,730 32.3 0.5 0.7 243 466,730 32.3 0.5 0.7
2014 112 399,280 47.1 0.8 1.4 112 399,280 47.1 0.8 1.4
2015 101 444,875 38.9 0.4 0.8 101 444,875 38.9 0.4 0.8
2016 97 696,630 49.4 0.5 1.2 97 696,630 49.4 0.5 1.2
2017 75 385,090 30.0 1.5 1.7 75 385,090 30.0 1.5 1.7
2018 72 326,980 38.7 0.8 1.0 72 326,980 38.7 0.8 1.0
2019 79 282,087 37.7 1.3 1.4 79 282,087 37.7 1.3 1.4
2020 40 307,914 36.3 1.1 1.2 40 307,914 36.3 1.1 1.2

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

Note: Data for 2020 cover the months of January through September. 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)
2011 14 14,980 39.1 1.0 1.6 14 14,980 39.1 1.0 1.6
2012 5 3,420 41.3 1.4 1.9 5 3,420 41.3 1.4 1.9
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 6 5,110 54.1 1.3 1.9 6 5,110 54.1 1.3 1.9
2017 5 6,350 46.7 2.0 1.9 5 6,350 46.7 2.0 1.9
2018 7 6,850 43.9 2.9 2.6 7 6,850 43.9 2.9 2.6
2019 3 2,400 36.0 5.7 4.1 3 2,400 36.0 5.7 4.1
2020

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

Note: Data for 2020 cover the months of January through September. 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)
2011 51 112,910 40.7 1.2 1.9 4 9,430 28.2 1.6 1.6 47 103,480 41.8 1.2 1.9
2012 51 175,020 38.2 1.5 1.8 9 51,750 39.7 1.7 1.9 42 123,270 37.6 1.4 1.7
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 40.4 1.4 1.5 2 1,320 36.0 1.8 1.8 30 90,080 40.4 1.4 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 56 268,780 49.1 1.4 1.6 16 160,430 48.0 1.3 1.4 40 108,350 50.7 1.5 1.9
2018 37 122,125 45.3 1.1 1.3 7 30,130 48.0 1.2 1.6 30 91,995 44.4 1.1 1.2
2019 40 97,035 48.1 1.7 1.6 13 35,190 48.0 2.8 2.0 27 61,845 48.1 1.1 1.4
2020 12 145,240 40.5 2.5 2.1 4 137,280 40.3 2.6 2.1 8 7,960 44.8 1.1 1.5

Note: Data for 2020 cover the months of January through September. 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)
2011 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
2012 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
2013 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
2014 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
2015 244 780,390 43.0 0.9 1.2 24 47,460 58.0 2.0 2.3 220 732,930 42.0 0.8 1.1
2016 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
2017 214 842,020 39.4 1.7 1.7 44 199,690 47.9 1.3 1.5 170 642,330 36.7 1.8 1.8
2018 196 687,190 42.0 1.2 1.3 23 54,660 47.2 1.7 1.9 173 632,530 41.5 1.2 1.3
2019 222 575,297 41.2 1.6 1.7 35 66,790 49.7 2.4 2.1 187 508,507 40.1 1.5 1.6
2020 77 556,214 39.3 1.7 1.6 14 202,210 43.1 2.5 2.2 63 354,004 37.2 1.3 1.2

Note: Data for 2020 cover the months of January through September. 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)
2011 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
2012 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
2013 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
2014 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
2015 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
2016 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
2017 68 167,680 43.3 2.7 1.9 20 23,640 45.1 1.9 2.1 48 144,040 43.0 2.8 1.9
2018 73 206,430 46.5 1.8 1.7 13 20,500 45.9 2.3 2.1 60 185,930 46.5 1.8 1.6
2019 82 158,385 42.4 2.0 2.2 15 22,760 51.5 2.1 2.5 67 135,625 40.9 1.9 2.1
2020 16 39,150 44.9 3.3 2.0 7 13,420 51.5 3.0 2.7 9 25,730 41.4 3.4 1.7

Note: Data for 2020 cover the months of January through September. 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)
2011 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
2012 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
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 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
2015 147 567,650 39.9 0.6 1.0 4 2,600 32.5 1.7 1.7 143 565,050 39.9 0.6 1.0
2016 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
2017 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
2018 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
2019 140 416,912 40.8 1.4 1.5 20 44,030 48.7 2.5 1.9 120 372,882 39.8 1.3 1.4
2020 61 517,064 38.9 1.6 1.6 7 188,790 42.5 2.4 2.2 54 328,274 36.9 1.1 1.2

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