Major wage settlements by sector and year

Publication date: June 1, 2022

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)
2013 484 1,092,600 36.8 1.4 1.4 160 424,210 41.5 2.5 2.1 324 668,390 33.8 0.7 1.0
2014 245 689,168 45.8 1.4 1.7 66 149,033 39.4 3.5 2.3 179 540,135 47.6 0.9 1.5
2015 238 753,178 42.8 1.0 1.2 90 184,920 51.7 2.2 1.8 148 568,258 39.9 0.6 1.0
2016 283 1,074,184 46.8 0.9 1.4 123 252,289 45.0 1.5 1.5 160 821,895 47.4 0.8 1.3
2017 215 838,099 39.2 1.7 1.7 72 177,621 44.1 2.5 1.9 143 660,478 37.9 1.4 1.7
2018 202 699,743 41.8 1.2 1.3 73 206,095 46.5 1.8 1.6 129 493,648 39.9 1.0 1.2
2019 234 607,108 41.7 1.6 1.7 82 158,291 42.7 2.0 2.2 152 448,817 41.4 1.5 1.5
2020 138 697,811 40.5 1.7 1.6 37 87,124 45.6 2.2 1.9 101 610,687 39.8 1.6 1.6
2021 116 779,487 41.9 1.9 1.9 35 183,803 49.1 2.1 2.0 81 595,684 39.6 1.8 1.9
2022 10 56,298 40.5 1.3 1.8 2 3,265 32.2 2.1 2.3 8 53,033 41.0 1.2 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 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)
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 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 9 13,271 36.2 0.7 0.9 9 13,271 36.2 0.7 0.9
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 2 2,403 46.2 5.4 3.6
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 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)
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 2.1 4 4,580 38.2 2.0 1.8 7 14,190 35.3 1.8 2.2
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 1 630 36.0 2.0 2.0 3 10,486 19.6 1.1 1.0
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.

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)
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 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)
2013 32 33,420 46.9 1.6 1.9 32 33,420 46.9 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 24 44,319 47.7 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 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 10 12,724 57.6 2.2 2.3 1 780 48.0 2.0 1.7
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 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)
2013 21 53,310 71.0 1.8 1.8 17 43,790 75.9 2.2 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 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 8 23,420 60.0 1.4 1.3 1 795 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 1.4 6 17,320 51.5 0.7 1.5 1 650 36.0 0.0 0.0
2019 9 15,580 56.0 0.9 1.7 7 13,850 55.7 1.0 1.8 2 1,730 58.5 0.0 0.7
2020 4 4,020 52.1 1.9 2.0 3 3,520 49.2 2.0 2.1 1 500 72.0 1.0 1.2
2021 5 7,580 66.9 1.3 1.2 4 6,780 66.3 0.7 1.0 1 800 72.0 5.7 3.2
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 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)
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 51.2 2.2 2.4 11 19,120 54.0 2.5 2.7 7 14,830 47.5 1.8 2.1
2020 17 94,933 52.0 1.8 2.2 8 24,133 57.3 2.7 2.6 9 70,800 50.3 1.5 2.1
2021 10 58,509 26.1 2.0 2.0 5 5,304 33.1 1.6 1.7 5 53,205 25.4 2.0 2.0
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 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)
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 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 7 24,240 43.6 2.3 2.5
2019 6 10,452 53.4 1.0 0.9 3 2,102 35.4 1.8 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 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 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)
2013 16 22,970 50.4 0.9 2.4 12 18,810 52.5 0.9 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 9 6,260 47.3 1.6 1.7 6 3,910 50.1 1.8 1.9 3 2,350 42.8 1.3 1.4
2018 16 41,440 42.9 1.2 1.2 14 39,240 42.8 1.2 1.2 2 2,200 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 4 4,482 39.8 0.4 1.5 4 4,482 39.8 0.4 1.5
2022 3 3,925 32.9 2.4 2.5 2 3,265 32.2 2.1 2.3 1 660 36.0 3.5 3.5

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 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)
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 111 398,505 47.1 0.8 1.4 2 1,100 49.1 2.0 1.8 109 397,405 47.1 0.8 1.4
2015 101 443,483 38.8 0.4 0.8 8 9,520 15.7 1.3 1.4 93 433,963 39.3 0.4 0.8
2016 96 586,630 47.4 0.6 1.3 9 23,100 33.1 0.6 0.7 87 563,530 48.0 0.6 1.3
2017 74 381,990 29.6 1.5 1.7 1 7,370 24.0 1.5 2.0 73 374,620 29.7 1.5 1.7
2018 72 325,870 38.7 0.8 1.0 4 3,930 50.3 1.2 1.3 68 321,940 38.6 0.8 1.0
2019 82 286,887 37.8 1.3 1.4 2 1,430 29.0 0.0 0.0 80 285,457 37.9 1.3 1.4
2020 58 341,904 37.5 1.1 1.2 1 780 36.0 2.0 2.0 57 341,124 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 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)
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 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 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 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 3 2,236 65.5 0.3 1.8 1 2,600 12.0 0.0 0.0
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 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)
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 41 135,173 43.9 1.2 1.4 41 135,173 43.9 1.2 1.4
2019 48 119,540 48.0 1.8 1.7 48 119,540 48.0 1.8 1.7
2020 27 179,577 39.5 2.5 2.0 27 179,577 39.5 2.5 2.0
2021 24 117,029 54.0 1.8 2.1 24 117,029 54.0 1.8 2.1
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.

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)
2013 484 1,092,600 36.8 1.4 1.4 160 424,210 41.5 2.5 2.1 324 668,390 33.8 0.7 1.0
2014 245 689,168 45.8 1.4 1.7 66 149,033 39.4 3.5 2.3 179 540,135 47.6 0.9 1.5
2015 238 753,178 42.8 1.0 1.2 90 184,920 51.7 2.2 1.8 148 568,258 39.9 0.6 1.0
2016 283 1,074,184 46.8 0.9 1.4 123 252,289 45.0 1.5 1.5 160 821,895 47.4 0.8 1.3
2017 215 838,099 39.2 1.7 1.7 72 177,621 44.1 2.5 1.9 143 660,478 37.9 1.4 1.7
2018 202 699,743 41.8 1.2 1.3 73 206,095 46.5 1.8 1.6 129 493,648 39.9 1.0 1.2
2019 234 607,108 41.7 1.6 1.7 82 158,291 42.7 2.0 2.2 152 448,817 41.4 1.5 1.5
2020 138 697,811 40.5 1.7 1.6 37 87,124 45.6 2.2 1.9 101 610,687 39.8 1.6 1.6
2021 116 779,487 41.9 1.9 1.9 35 183,803 49.1 2.1 2.0 81 595,684 39.6 1.8 1.9
2022 10 56,298 40.5 1.3 1.8 2 3,265 32.2 2.1 2.3 8 53,033 41.0 1.2 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.

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)
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 45 200,140 47.9 1.3 1.5 22 32,090 48.8 1.4 1.9 23 168,050 47.7 1.3 1.4
2018 28 74,790 47.3 1.7 1.9 15 28,060 46.5 2.4 2.3 13 46,730 47.8 1.3 1.7
2019 38 83,532 50.1 2.4 2.0 15 22,422 52.0 2.3 2.5 23 61,110 49.4 2.5 1.8
2020 25 249,483 44.3 2.4 2.2 12 27,783 55.7 2.6 2.5 13 221,700 42.8 2.3 2.2
2021 19 116,988 42.1 1.8 2.1 10 15,229 47.2 1.3 1.8 9 101,759 41.3 1.9 2.2
2022 1 660 36.0 3.5 3.5 1 660 36.0 3.5 3.5

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.

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)
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
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.

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)
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
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.

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)
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 19 39,320 63.3 0.2 1.1 7 8,110 39.9 0.8 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 5 24,840 35.5 1.5 1.8 5 24,840 35.5 1.5 1.8
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.

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)
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 4 18,570 53.7 1.0 1.0 1 500 48.0 0.0 1.2 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 2 3,300 70.2 0.8 1.8 1 500 60.0 1.8 3.5 1 2,800 72.0 0.6 1.5
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.

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)
2013 41 201,550 36.2 2.6 2.0 20 168,670 33.1 2.8 2.0 21 32,880 52.0 1.6 2.3
2014 25 97,863 38.6 4.1 2.3 10 83,033 35.0 4.5 2.4 15 14,830 58.8 2.1 1.8
2015 18 27,318 57.4 2.0 1.9 6 9,170 52.9 1.7 1.8 12 18,148 59.6 2.1 2.0
2016 50 359,574 60.1 0.1 1.1 8 7,739 47.4 2.5 2.1 42 351,835 60.4 0.1 1.1
2017 17 91,541 52.8 3.5 2.1 6 71,903 48.3 4.1 2.2 11 19,638 69.1 1.6 1.9
2018 14 117,835 52.8 2.0 1.6 7 95,045 50.4 2.2 1.7 7 22,790 62.6 1.3 1.5
2019 8 7,904 65.5 2.1 1.9 3 1,889 60.8 2.7 2.7 5 6,015 66.9 1.9 1.6
2020 11 14,003 59.2 2.1 2.0 3 2,911 27.8 2.4 2.4 8 11,092 67.4 2.0 1.9
2021 44 535,578 41.3 2.0 2.0 10 151,904 48.5 2.2 2.1 34 383,674 38.5 2.0 2.0
2022 2 2,373 44.5 5.0 3.7 1 1,025 24.0 3.5 3.5 1 1,348 60.0 6.1 3.9

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.

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)
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 34.0 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 76 386,908 31.7 1.8 2.0 15 25,268 37.4 3.2 2.2 61 361,640 31.3 1.7 2.0
2018 59 196,853 35.3 1.4 1.6 15 36,270 39.7 0.7 1.2 44 160,583 34.4 1.6 1.7
2019 67 204,110 39.1 1.7 1.8 35 91,480 38.6 2.1 2.3 32 112,630 39.6 1.4 1.5
2020 23 247,297 36.3 1.2 1.1 7 29,870 35.9 2.5 1.9 16 217,427 36.4 1.0 1.0
2021 15 34,053 36.0 1.2 1.2 5 4,217 42.9 1.9 1.9 10 29,836 35.0 1.1 1.1
2022 3 15,471 36.0 2.5 2.4 3 15,471 36.0 2.5 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.

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)
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 5 6,100 50.2 1.2 1.4 2 3,100 60.0 2.0 2.0 3 3,000 40.2 0.4 0.8
2021 7 11,745 46.6 1.5 1.1 2 2,100 56.6 1.7 2.1 5 9,645 44.4 1.4 0.9
2022 1 1,200 36.0 2.2 2.2 1 1,200 36.0 2.2 2.2

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.

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)
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 14 37,665 61.7 0.2 1.1 3 3,840 60.3 1.0 1.4 11 33,825 61.8 0.1 1.1
2020 11 27,770 55.2 0.2 1.4 11 27,770 55.2 0.2 1.4
2021 4 24,100 65.0 0.0 1.1 1 630 48.1 1.3 1.4 3 23,470 65.5 0.0 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.

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)
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 41 73,210 38.1 2.6 1.6 20 33,270 42.8 3.4 1.2 21 39,940 34.2 1.9 1.9
2016 34 80,400 30.7 1.2 1.2 15 27,190 31.5 -0.1 0.4 19 53,210 30.3 1.8 1.6
2017 36 70,230 26.0 0.6 0.6 10 16,850 31.3 -0.3 0.3 26 53,380 24.4 0.9 0.7
2018 37 142,645 35.4 0.2 0.2 8 7,740 39.7 0.5 0.9 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 1.5 33 58,650 30.9 0.2 0.4
2020 22 41,810 29.0 0.1 0.1 5 9,380 42.5 0.6 0.2 17 32,430 25.1 0.0 0.1
2021 7 10,943 56.3 2.4 1.3 5 8,623 65.0 2.9 1.4 2 2,320 24.0 0.6 1.0
2022 1 29,354 48.0 0.0 1.1 1 29,354 48.0 0.0 1.1

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.

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)
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 58 198,605 57.8 0.3 1.4 11 14,650 48.8 1.9 2.0 47 183,955 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 17 76,380 36.8 2.0 2.1 10 17,180 39.2 2.2 2.3 7 59,200 36.1 2.0 2.0
2019 39 160,507 38.1 2.0 2.0 8 19,400 51.5 1.6 1.8 31 141,107 36.2 2.0 2.0
2020 40 102,048 38.2 1.9 2.0 8 14,080 48.8 1.7 1.7 32 87,968 36.6 1.9 2.0
2021 10 9,240 29.2 2.4 2.2 1 600 36.0 3.0 2.5 9 8,640 28.7 2.4 2.2
2022 1 5,000 12.0 3.0 3.0 1 5,000 12.0 3.0 3.0

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.

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)
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 1 4,000 24.0 1.5 1.5 1 4,000 24.0 1.5 1.5
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.

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)
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 2 2,940 38.8 1.5 1.0 2 2,940 38.8 1.5 1.0
2019 1 2,000 36.0 1.8 2.0 1 2,000 36.0 1.8 2.0
2020
2021
2022 1 2,240 36.0 1.5 1.8 1 2,240 36.0 1.5 1.8

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.

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