Major wage settlements by sector and year

Publication date: September 1, 2021

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)
2012 268 748,536 37.7 1.4 1.7 86 144,256 47.0 1.3 1.5 182 604,280 35.4 1.5 1.7
2013 486 1,094,560 36.9 1.4 1.4 162 426,170 41.6 2.4 2.1 324 668,390 33.8 0.7 1.0
2014 247 690,860 45.7 1.5 1.7 67 149,950 39.2 3.5 2.3 180 540,910 47.6 0.9 1.5
2015 230 735,528 42.7 0.9 1.2 83 168,270 52.1 1.9 1.9 147 567,258 39.9 0.6 1.0
2016 285 1,185,460 48.0 0.9 1.3 124 253,760 45.0 1.5 1.5 161 931,700 48.9 0.7 1.3
2017 211 833,073 39.3 1.7 1.7 67 169,845 44.0 2.6 1.9 144 663,228 38.1 1.4 1.7
2018 196 679,300 41.3 1.3 1.3 70 203,190 46.5 1.8 1.7 126 476,110 39.1 1.0 1.2
2019 228 596,225 41.5 1.6 1.7 81 157,862 42.3 2.0 2.2 147 438,363 41.2 1.4 1.5
2020 120 672,775 40.3 1.7 1.6 33 82,556 44.3 2.3 1.9 87 590,219 39.7 1.6 1.6
2021 40 262,510 46.5 1.8 1.9 11 152,910 48.8 2.1 2.1 29 109,600 43.3 1.6 1.6

Note: Data for 2021 cover the months of January through July. 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)
2012 3 2,240 45.6 3.1 3.4 3 2,240 45.6 3.1 3.4
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 3 1,830 39.1 4.5 3.3
2015 2 1,170 47.1 -1.7 0.3 2 1,170 47.1 -1.7 0.3
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 8 12,280 35.3 0.7 0.8
2018 2 1,220 33.7 -0.1 0.5 2 1,220 33.7 -0.1 0.5
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
2021

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

Note: Data for 2021 cover the months of January through July. 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)
2012 9 16,930 34.0 2.5 2.4 5 3,870 32.1 2.6 2.6 4 13,060 34.6 2.5 2.4
2013 15 33,370 44.3 1.4 2.3 2 1,600 27.8 3.0 3.0 13 31,770 45.1 1.3 2.2
2014 10 10,630 44.3 2.3 2.4 5 6,010 42.3 2.6 2.6 5 4,620 46.8 1.8 2.2
2015 15 29,785 40.0 1.2 1.5 3 3,030 39.8 2.3 2.5 12 26,755 40.0 1.1 1.4
2016 6 4,800 44.1 0.9 1.4 2 1,490 28.0 0.5 1.1 4 3,310 51.4 1.1 1.5
2017 3 2,920 29.4 1.6 1.7 2 2,230 27.4 1.7 1.8 1 690 36.0 1.2 1.7
2018 8 15,255 30.2 1.9 2.1 3 4,220 48.3 2.0 2.1 5 11,035 23.3 1.9 2.2
2019 11 18,770 36.0 1.8 2.2 4 4,580 38.2 2.0 2.2 7 14,190 35.3 1.8 2.2
2020 4 10,626 41.7 1.6 1.9 4 10,626 41.7 1.6 1.9
2021 2 7,341 14.1 1.1 1.1 1 630 36.0 2.0 2.0 1 6,711 12.0 1.0 1.0

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

Note: Data for 2021 cover the months of January through July. 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)
2012 6 5,950 34.7 2.7 2.9 6 5,950 34.7 2.7 2.9
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 11 15,230 30.9 2.1 2.7 11 15,230 30.9 2.1 2.7
2016 51 110,700 36.5 1.9 1.9 51 110,700 36.5 1.9 1.9
2017 14 96,180 44.6 3.5 2.1 14 96,180 44.6 3.5 2.1
2018 13 90,030 47.1 2.2 1.6 13 90,030 47.1 2.2 1.6
2019 38 94,195 36.4 2.0 2.1 38 94,195 36.4 2.0 2.1
2020 5 10,200 48.0 1.4 1.6 5 10,200 48.0 1.4 1.6
2021 4 144,940 48.0 2.1 2.1 4 144,940 48.0 2.1 2.1

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

Note: Data for 2021 cover the months of January through July. 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)
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 32 33,420 46.9 1.6 1.9
2014 17 18,070 47.8 2.0 2.1 17 18,070 47.8 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 24 44,690 47.0 2.0 1.3 1 520 48.0 1.7 1.6
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 11 15,711 52.4 2.1 2.2 10 14,931 52.7 2.2 2.2 1 780 48.0 2.0 1.7
2020 9 33,040 38.5 2.5 1.9 9 33,040 38.5 2.5 1.9
2021 4 3,950 56.5 2.4 2.1 4 3,950 56.5 2.4 2.1

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

Note: Data for 2021 cover the months of January through July. 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)
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 17 43,790 75.7 1.9 1.9 4 9,520 48.4 0.4 1.3
2014 11 16,430 49.8 2.8 1.8 9 14,970 50.0 3.0 1.8 2 1,460 48.0 0.8 1.9
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 8 23,420 60.0 1.4 1.3 1 600 60.0 0.5 1.5
2017 7 14,550 47.5 1.7 1.9 6 7,560 47.0 1.9 2.0 1 6,990 48.0 1.5 1.9
2018 7 17,970 50.9 0.7 1.8 6 17,320 51.5 0.7 1.9 1 650 36.0 0.0 0.0
2019 9 15,570 56.0 0.9 1.7 7 13,840 55.7 1.0 1.8 2 1,730 58.5 0.0 0.7
2020 2 2,800 36.0 2.6 2.6 2 2,800 36.0 2.6 2.6
2021

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

Note: Data for 2021 cover the months of January through July. 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)
2012 27 104,860 52.6 1.7 1.9 11 23,580 46.8 1.2 2.3 16 81,280 54.3 1.9 1.7
2013 19 21,340 41.1 1.7 2.0 13 12,420 45.4 2.0 2.1 6 8,920 35.1 1.3 1.9
2014 16 30,560 40.2 1.7 1.8 6 5,100 38.8 2.0 2.3 10 25,460 40.5 1.6 1.7
2015 21 46,840 60.8 2.0 2.4 15 38,090 61.8 2.1 2.4 6 8,750 56.0 1.6 2.1
2016 18 85,650 41.2 1.0 1.4 9 15,550 88.1 0.9 1.6 9 70,100 30.8 1.0 1.3
2017 19 27,920 46.5 1.4 1.9 13 21,260 48.6 1.3 2.0 6 6,660 39.9 1.5 1.8
2018 15 26,890 42.6 1.9 2.2 8 9,270 45.4 2.2 2.4 7 17,620 41.1 1.8 2.1
2019 18 33,950 51.0 2.1 2.4 11 19,120 53.8 2.3 2.7 7 14,830 47.5 1.8 2.1
2020 15 91,393 52.7 1.9 2.3 7 22,933 57.1 2.8 2.6 8 68,460 51.2 1.5 2.2
2021 3 2,287 27.7 1.4 0.9 3 2,287 27.7 1.4 0.9

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

Note: Data for 2021 cover the months of January through July. 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)
2012 11 21,661 41.9 1.5 1.8 7 16,811 43.1 1.7 1.8 4 4,850 37.9 0.9 1.5
2013 9 14,600 43.8 1.6 1.7 5 9,140 51.9 1.5 1.8 4 5,460 30.1 1.7 1.7
2014 9 13,950 44.9 1.9 1.4 5 6,420 40.0 1.9 1.9 4 7,530 49.2 1.9 1.0
2015 4 12,170 42.9 2.1 2.0 3 11,540 42.0 2.0 1.9 1 630 60.0 4.3 2.6
2016 6 19,840 58.6 0.7 1.2 4 13,790 66.5 0.3 1.2 2 6,050 40.5 1.6 1.4
2017 5 3,850 48.2 1.3 1.7 3 2,450 48.2 1.1 1.6 2 1,400 48.0 1.7 1.8
2018 7 24,240 43.6 2.3 2.5 7 24,240 43.6 2.3 2.5
2019 6 10,790 52.8 1.0 0.9 3 2,440 35.5 1.7 1.8 3 8,350 57.9 0.8 0.7
2020 1 1,200 36.1 1.5 1.5 1 1,200 36.1 1.5 1.5
2021 2 3,550 73.9 2.0 2.1 1 2,800 84.0 2.0 2.1 1 750 36.0 2.0 2.0

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

Note: Data for 2021 cover the months of January through July. 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)
2012 13 20,610 49.1 1.4 1.9 7 13,010 50.3 1.8 2.2 6 7,600 46.9 0.6 1.3
2013 17 23,930 50.8 1.0 2.4 13 19,770 52.9 1.1 2.6 4 4,160 40.8 0.8 1.6
2014 5 5,010 35.1 1.5 1.5 3 1,920 24.0 1.2 1.1 2 3,090 42.0 1.6 1.7
2015 10 18,130 45.7 0.8 1.6 8 12,990 42.2 1.0 1.8 2 5,140 54.7 0.2 1.2
2016 8 5,980 41.7 1.9 1.7 3 1,820 33.8 1.6 1.4 5 4,160 45.2 2.0 1.8
2017 8 5,725 46.2 1.6 1.6 5 3,375 48.5 1.8 1.8 3 2,350 42.8 1.3 1.4
2018 16 41,430 42.9 1.2 1.2 14 39,240 42.8 1.2 1.2 2 2,190 44.4 1.5 1.7
2019 5 5,140 47.0 2.2 1.9 1 1,200 48.0 0.0 1.2 4 3,940 46.7 2.9 2.0
2020 6 9,163 42.9 1.7 2.2 4 2,953 44.9 2.2 2.3 2 6,210 42.0 1.5 2.2
2021

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

Note: Data for 2021 cover the months of January through July. 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)
2012 110 334,150 29.4 1.3 1.6 9 11,680 37.2 0.3 0.3 101 322,470 29.1 1.4 1.6
2013 243 466,730 32.3 0.5 0.7 4 9,220 49.7 0.4 0.9 239 457,510 32.0 0.5 0.7
2014 112 399,280 47.1 0.8 1.4 2 1,100 49.1 2.0 1.8 110 398,180 47.1 0.8 1.4
2015 100 442,483 38.7 0.4 0.8 8 9,520 15.7 1.3 1.4 92 432,963 39.2 0.4 0.8
2016 97 696,630 49.4 0.5 1.2 9 23,100 33.1 0.6 0.7 88 673,530 49.9 0.5 1.2
2017 75 384,740 29.9 1.5 1.7 1 7,370 24.0 1.5 2.0 74 377,370 30.0 1.5 1.7
2018 72 326,980 38.7 0.8 1.0 4 3,930 50.3 1.2 1.3 68 323,050 38.5 0.8 1.0
2019 82 285,258 37.7 1.3 1.4 2 1,430 29.0 0.0 0.0 80 283,828 37.8 1.3 1.4
2020 50 332,576 37.1 1.1 1.2 1 780 36.0 2.0 2.0 49 331,796 37.1 1.1 1.2
2021 11 40,482 52.2 0.7 1.1 11 40,482 52.2 0.7 1.1

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

Note: Data for 2021 cover the months of January through July. 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)
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 4 2,900 43.0 1.5 1.4 2 1,370 60.0 2.0 2.0
2014 10 14,410 47.7 0.9 1.9 7 9,710 44.4 1.0 2.1 3 4,700 54.5 0.8 1.4
2015 6 5,750 53.4 2.2 2.2 4 4,130 57.5 2.2 2.5 2 1,620 43.2 1.9 1.4
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 4 5,550 51.7 2.2 2.2 1 800 12.0 0.0 0.0
2018 8 7,140 45.3 2.8 2.6 3 2,110 48.9 1.8 2.8 5 5,030 43.8 3.2 2.4
2019 3 2,346 36.0 5.8 4.2 3 2,346 36.0 5.8 4.2
2020 1 1,200 12.0 2.0 2.0 1 1,200 12.0 2.0 2.0
2021 1 590 36.0 1.0 1.7 1 590 36.0 1.0 1.7

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

Note: Data for 2021 cover the months of January through July. 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)
2012 51 175,020 37.8 1.5 1.8 51 175,020 37.8 1.5 1.8
2013 52 149,680 35.8 1.3 1.4 52 149,680 35.8 1.3 1.4
2014 44 95,870 51.1 1.1 1.7 44 95,870 51.1 1.1 1.7
2015 32 91,400 40.3 1.3 1.5 32 91,400 40.3 1.3 1.5
2016 51 173,430 52.3 1.3 1.5 51 173,430 52.3 1.3 1.5
2017 56 266,968 49.1 1.4 1.6 56 266,968 49.1 1.4 1.6
2018 38 116,535 41.5 1.2 1.3 38 116,535 41.5 1.2 1.3
2019 43 110,715 48.2 1.8 1.6 43 110,715 48.2 1.8 1.6
2020 24 173,127 40.1 2.5 2.1 24 173,127 40.1 2.5 2.1
2021 13 59,370 41.5 2.2 2.0 13 59,370 41.5 2.2 2.0

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

Note: Data for 2021 cover the months of January through July. 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)
2012 268 748,536 37.7 1.4 1.7 86 144,256 47.0 1.3 1.5 182 604,280 35.4 1.5 1.7
2013 486 1,094,560 36.9 1.4 1.4 162 426,170 41.6 2.4 2.1 324 668,390 33.8 0.7 1.0
2014 247 690,860 45.7 1.5 1.7 67 149,950 39.2 3.5 2.3 180 540,910 47.6 0.9 1.5
2015 230 735,528 42.7 0.9 1.2 83 168,270 52.1 1.9 1.9 147 567,258 39.9 0.6 1.0
2016 285 1,185,460 48.0 0.9 1.3 124 253,760 45.0 1.5 1.5 161 931,700 48.9 0.7 1.3
2017 211 833,073 39.3 1.7 1.7 67 169,845 44.0 2.6 1.9 144 663,228 38.1 1.4 1.7
2018 196 679,300 41.3 1.3 1.3 70 203,190 46.5 1.8 1.7 126 476,110 39.1 1.0 1.2
2019 228 596,225 41.5 1.6 1.7 81 157,862 42.3 2.0 2.2 147 438,363 41.2 1.4 1.5
2020 120 672,775 40.3 1.7 1.6 33 82,556 44.3 2.3 1.9 87 590,219 39.7 1.6 1.6
2021 40 262,510 46.5 1.8 1.9 11 152,910 48.8 2.1 2.1 29 109,600 43.3 1.6 1.6

Note: Data for 2021 cover the months of January through July. 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)
2012 37 143,721 48.7 1.6 1.8 19 36,291 48.4 1.3 2.1 18 107,430 48.8 1.7 1.7
2013 40 77,520 40.4 1.8 1.9 24 26,080 47.0 1.8 2.1 16 51,440 37.0 1.8 1.8
2014 20 30,050 41.1 1.6 1.6 11 11,520 38.1 2.0 2.1 9 18,530 43.0 1.4 1.2
2015 24 47,460 58.0 2.0 2.3 20 44,860 59.5 2.0 2.4 4 2,600 32.5 1.7 1.7
2016 24 123,000 45.1 1.1 1.3 14 30,000 76.8 0.7 1.4 10 93,000 34.9 1.2 1.3
2017 43 194,445 47.9 1.3 1.5 20 26,395 49.0 1.4 2.0 23 168,050 47.7 1.3 1.4
2018 27 67,980 47.0 1.6 1.9 14 21,260 45.2 2.3 2.1 13 46,720 47.8 1.3 1.7
2019 38 83,870 50.0 2.4 2.0 15 22,760 51.5 2.1 2.5 23 61,110 49.4 2.5 1.8
2020 24 248,283 44.2 2.4 2.2 11 26,583 55.5 2.7 2.5 13 221,700 42.8 2.3 2.2
2021 6 26,017 44.0 2.6 2.0 1 2,800 84.0 2.0 2.1 5 23,217 39.1 2.7 2.0

Note: Data for 2021 cover the months of January through July. 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)
2012 1 550 36.0 2.6 2.8 1 550 36.0 2.6 2.8
2013 12 20,510 47.2 0.2 1.3 1 1,400 36.0 2.8 2.7 11 19,110 48.0 0.0 1.2
2014 4 15,170 48.0 0.0 1.2 4 15,170 48.0 0.0 1.2
2015 1 550 36.0 2.4 2.3 1 550 36.0 2.4 2.3
2016 1 1,400 36.0 1.7 1.9 1 1,400 36.0 1.7 1.9
2017
2018 10 19,510 47.7 0.1 0.1 1 550 36.0 2.2 2.0 9 18,960 48.0 0.0 0.0
2019 5 15,480 47.0 0.0 0.2 5 15,480 47.0 0.0 0.2
2020
2021 1 3,700 24.0 2.0 2.0 1 3,700 24.0 2.0 2.0

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

Note: Data for 2021 cover the months of January through July. 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)
2012 2 1,920 22.0 2.0 1.9 2 1,920 22.0 2.0 1.9
2013 3 6,000 47.7 1.0 1.6 3 6,000 47.7 1.0 1.6
2014 3 2,770 42.3 0.7 1.6 3 2,770 42.3 0.7 1.6
2015 1 1,210 48.0 1.5 2.4 1 1,210 48.0 1.5 2.4
2016 3 3,880 41.1 1.6 2.5 1 550 72.0 2.5 2.1 2 3,330 36.0 1.5 2.6
2017
2018 1 1,400 36.0 2.0 1.5 1 1,400 36.0 2.0 1.5
2019 4 5,520 38.5 2.0 2.0 4 5,520 38.5 2.0 2.0
2020
2021 1 1,000 36.0 3.3 1.9 1 1,000 36.0 3.3 1.9

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

Note: Data for 2021 cover the months of January through July. 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)
2012 21 27,750 32.6 2.2 2.3 6 6,200 41.8 3.8 3.0 15 21,550 30.0 1.8 2.1
2013 15 33,820 34.2 2.1 2.5 2 1,010 36.0 2.0 2.4 13 32,810 34.2 2.1 2.5
2014 5 7,690 32.0 2.0 2.3 2 3,700 36.0 1.7 1.8 3 3,990 28.3 2.3 2.7
2015 8 7,960 39.1 2.1 2.1 5 5,130 38.2 2.2 2.1 3 2,830 40.7 1.8 1.9
2016 1 690 36.0 2.0 1.7 1 690 36.0 2.0 1.7
2017 2 16,800 58.7 0.0 0.9 2 16,800 58.7 0.0 0.9
2018 18 37,920 64.3 0.2 1.1 6 6,710 40.7 0.6 0.7 12 31,210 69.4 0.1 1.2
2019 4 4,060 59.0 0.7 1.4 1 930 48.0 1.7 1.9 3 3,130 62.2 0.4 1.2
2020 1 9,300 48.0 2.0 1.7 1 9,300 48.0 2.0 1.7
2021

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

Note: Data for 2021 cover the months of January through July. 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)
2012 2 2,690 43.1 1.5 2.0 1 1,100 36.0 3.8 3.5 1 1,590 48.0 0.0 1.0
2013 8 28,370 47.1 0.3 1.1 4 2,700 38.5 2.8 2.2 4 25,670 48.0 0.0 1.0
2014 4 4,520 45.8 0.9 1.6 2 1,150 45.4 1.7 1.9 2 3,370 46.0 0.6 1.5
2015 6 12,990 54.7 1.3 1.2 1 600 36.0 1.9 1.4 5 12,390 55.6 1.2 1.2
2016 12 13,830 51.7 1.6 1.7 5 4,600 36.0 1.9 2.0 7 9,230 59.5 1.5 1.5
2017 3 18,070 53.9 1.0 1.0 3 18,070 53.9 1.0 1.0
2018 1 550 48.0 2.5 2.5 1 550 48.0 2.5 2.5
2019 4 3,050 36.0 1.9 2.1 4 3,050 36.0 1.9 2.1
2020
2021

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

Note: Data for 2021 cover the months of January through July. 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)
2012 25 34,145 58.2 2.2 2.2 14 12,705 46.1 2.6 2.5 11 21,440 65.3 2.0 2.0
2013 43 203,510 36.4 2.5 2.0 22 170,630 33.4 2.7 2.0 21 32,880 52.0 1.6 2.3
2014 27 99,420 38.3 4.1 2.3 11 83,950 34.7 4.5 2.4 16 15,470 57.4 2.1 1.8
2015 19 27,938 56.7 2.0 1.9 8 10,790 52.2 1.8 1.8 11 17,148 59.6 2.2 1.9
2016 52 470,850 60.0 0.1 1.1 9 9,210 48.5 2.2 2.1 43 461,640 60.2 0.1 1.1
2017 19 94,898 53.2 3.5 2.0 6 71,710 48.3 4.1 2.1 13 23,188 68.4 1.6 1.7
2018 12 100,790 51.4 2.2 1.7 7 96,740 50.4 2.2 1.7 5 4,050 74.1 1.1 1.7
2019 11 12,568 54.3 2.2 2.0 5 5,727 44.1 2.2 2.2 6 6,841 62.9 2.2 1.8
2020 8 9,615 49.7 3.0 2.3 3 3,373 25.7 2.3 2.3 5 6,242 62.7 3.3 2.3
2021 6 171,750 47.7 2.0 2.0 4 144,940 48.0 2.1 2.1 2 26,810 46.4 1.9 2.0

Note: Data for 2021 cover the months of January through July. 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)
2012 74 185,080 40.4 0.8 1.2 31 67,050 50.6 0.3 0.5 43 118,030 34.7 1.0 1.5
2013 254 477,170 30.6 0.8 0.9 63 131,360 37.4 2.2 2.3 191 345,810 28.0 0.3 0.4
2014 61 169,315 35.3 1.2 1.4 17 17,950 45.6 1.5 1.9 44 151,365 34.1 1.2 1.3
2015 82 463,120 39.0 0.4 0.8 24 58,680 56.2 1.4 1.4 58 404,440 36.5 0.3 0.7
2016 104 365,030 36.4 1.6 1.6 65 166,220 41.8 1.8 1.6 39 198,810 31.8 1.5 1.6
2017 74 385,310 31.7 1.8 2.0 14 24,470 37.1 3.2 2.2 60 360,840 31.3 1.7 2.0
2018 60 203,625 35.7 1.5 1.7 16 41,270 40.9 0.9 1.5 44 162,355 34.4 1.6 1.7
2019 60 193,090 38.7 1.7 1.8 34 90,385 38.3 2.1 2.3 26 102,705 39.1 1.4 1.4
2020 22 246,697 36.3 1.2 1.1 7 29,870 35.9 2.5 1.9 15 216,827 36.3 1.0 1.0
2021 8 19,913 27.9 1.0 1.0 2 1,230 36.0 1.6 1.6 6 18,683 27.4 1.0 1.0

Note: Data for 2021 cover the months of January through July. 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)
2012 6 7,550 37.7 3.0 2.8 2 1,250 36.0 1.3 2.1 4 6,300 38.0 3.3 2.9
2013 11 15,190 49.2 1.2 2.1 5 6,810 50.8 2.8 2.9 6 8,380 47.9 0.0 1.5
2014 14 33,150 50.7 1.8 1.9 2 3,580 51.8 3.2 2.0 12 29,570 50.5 1.7 1.9
2015 18 36,835 49.3 1.2 1.8 4 3,700 51.9 2.6 2.4 14 33,135 49.0 1.1 1.7
2016 22 32,740 50.8 1.7 1.8 3 2,700 48.0 3.2 3.1 19 30,040 51.0 1.5 1.7
2017 4 8,190 52.3 0.4 1.6 4 8,190 52.3 0.4 1.6
2018 7 9,370 53.8 2.0 1.7 6 8,400 54.4 2.2 1.8 1 970 48.0 0.0 0.4
2019 2 2,700 47.8 0.0 1.1 2 2,700 47.8 0.0 1.1
2020 4 4,200 45.8 0.8 1.2 1 1,200 60.0 1.9 2.0 3 3,000 40.2 0.4 0.8
2021 3 6,310 50.9 1.7 1.2 1 1,500 60.0 2.0 2.1 2 4,810 48.0 1.6 0.9

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

Note: Data for 2021 cover the months of January through July. 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)
2012 4 12,020 24.3 0.4 1.2 4 12,020 24.3 0.4 1.2
2013 12 20,710 43.8 2.0 1.8 4 4,520 51.6 2.5 2.4 8 16,190 41.6 1.8 1.6
2014 16 31,955 53.5 1.9 1.8 2 1,250 53.8 2.3 1.8 14 30,705 53.5 1.9 1.8
2015 8 21,280 45.5 1.8 1.8 2 1,420 32.8 0.5 0.8 6 19,860 46.4 1.9 1.9
2016 4 13,030 46.5 0.3 1.0 1 940 36.0 2.7 2.7 3 12,090 47.3 0.1 0.8
2017 6 5,810 41.8 1.3 1.6 3 2,330 43.8 0.6 1.7 3 3,480 40.5 1.9 1.6
2018 6 17,440 31.0 0.1 0.6 1 1,250 96.1 0.0 1.1 5 16,190 25.9 0.1 0.6
2019 13 35,460 62.4 0.1 1.1 2 2,990 67.2 0.6 1.2 11 32,470 62.0 0.1 1.1
2020 9 25,780 56.1 0.2 1.4 9 25,780 56.1 0.2 1.4
2021 3 22,170 65.8 0.0 1.1 3 22,170 65.8 0.0 1.1

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

Note: Data for 2021 cover the months of January through July. 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)
2012 41 113,330 34.0 2.9 2.8 6 5,270 21.5 3.8 3.8 35 108,060 34.6 2.8 2.8
2013 35 64,420 45.0 1.9 1.7 16 32,640 47.2 3.0 2.6 19 31,780 42.7 0.7 0.9
2014 34 97,370 45.1 1.4 2.0 9 12,200 45.0 3.5 2.2 25 85,170 45.1 1.1 1.9
2015 32 54,940 34.8 1.7 1.7 11 15,000 36.4 1.2 1.2 21 39,940 34.2 1.9 1.9
2016 34 80,400 30.6 1.2 1.2 15 27,190 31.2 -0.1 0.4 19 53,210 30.3 1.8 1.6
2017 35 69,640 26.0 0.7 0.7 9 16,260 31.4 0.1 0.5 26 53,380 24.4 0.9 0.7
2018 36 141,945 35.3 0.2 0.2 7 7,040 37.7 0.6 1.0 29 134,905 35.1 0.2 0.2
2019 45 71,930 32.1 0.5 0.6 12 13,280 37.2 1.5 1.6 33 58,650 30.9 0.2 0.4
2020 18 33,140 27.8 0.2 0.1 3 7,450 36.0 0.7 0.2 15 25,690 25.4 0.0 0.1
2021 3 3,260 44.6 1.8 1.6 2 1,840 60.5 2.4 2.1 1 1,420 24.0 1.0 1.0

Note: Data for 2021 cover the months of January through July. 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)
2012 51 210,030 27.5 1.0 1.2 5 11,600 42.1 2.1 2.1 46 198,430 26.6 0.9 1.1
2013 50 137,860 47.3 1.3 1.6 19 42,720 77.2 1.7 1.8 31 95,140 33.9 1.1 1.6
2014 58 198,740 57.8 0.3 1.4 11 14,650 48.8 1.9 2.0 47 184,090 58.5 0.2 1.3
2015 29 58,205 53.1 1.4 1.7 6 25,300 44.5 3.0 2.4 23 32,905 59.7 0.2 1.2
2016 25 71,560 53.2 0.6 1.3 9 8,950 43.0 0.9 1.3 16 62,610 54.7 0.5 1.3
2017 25 39,910 42.5 1.3 1.9 15 28,680 41.7 1.2 1.9 10 11,230 44.5 1.8 1.9
2018 16 75,820 36.7 2.0 2.1 10 17,180 39.2 2.2 2.3 6 58,640 36.0 2.0 2.0
2019 38 157,847 37.9 2.0 2.0 7 16,740 52.1 1.9 1.9 31 141,107 36.2 2.0 2.0
2020 34 95,760 38.8 1.9 2.0 8 14,080 48.8 1.7 1.7 26 81,680 37.0 1.9 2.0
2021 9 8,390 30.9 2.5 2.2 1 600 36.0 3.0 2.5 8 7,790 30.5 2.4 2.2

Note: Data for 2021 cover the months of January through July. 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)
2012 3 7,510 46.7 1.1 2.0 3 7,510 46.7 1.1 2.0
2013 1 3,180 36.0 2.0 1.9 1 3,180 36.0 2.0 1.9
2014 1 710 48.0 3.0 1.7 1 710 48.0 3.0 1.7
2015 1 800 36.0 1.5 1.7 1 800 36.0 1.5 1.7
2016 2 7,050 41.6 2.0 1.6 2 7,050 41.6 2.0 1.6
2017
2018 1 710 48.0 1.0 1.5 1 710 48.0 1.0 1.5
2019 3 8,650 47.1 1.0 1.6 3 8,650 47.1 1.0 1.6
2020
2021

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

Note: Data for 2021 cover the months of January through July. 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)
2012 1 2,240 36.0 2.1 2.5 1 2,240 36.0 2.1 2.5
2013 2 6,300 42.8 3.8 2.0 2 6,300 42.8 3.8 2.0
2014
2015 1 2,240 36.0 3.4 2.8 1 2,240 36.0 3.4 2.8
2016 1 2,000 36.0 2.2 2.2 1 2,000 36.0 2.2 2.2
2017
2018 1 2,240 36.0 2.0 1.3 1 2,240 36.0 2.0 1.3
2019 1 2,000 36.0 1.8 2.0 1 2,000 36.0 1.8 2.0
2020
2021

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

Note: Data for 2021 cover the months of January through July. 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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