Work stoppages by sector and quarter

Publication date: July 1, 2021

Work Stoppages

All work stoppages
All sectors Private sector Public sector
Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked
Q2 2018 27 105 125 24,003 24.2 396,872 18 92 107 17,234 23.9 286,562 9 13 18 6,769 26.2 110,310
Q3 2018 14 23 34 10,790 33.9 239,303 9 15 24 4,673 38.5 198,048 5 8 10 6,117 22.6 41,255
Q4 2018 19 17 30 61,948 27.3 342,509 15 12 24 7,427 28.2 179,377 4 5 6 54,521 23.7 163,132
Q1 2019 15 14 28 4,270 19.7 154,953 6 11 18 3,337 23.4 141,700 9 3 10 933 13.0 13,253
Q2 2019 34 25 48 22,718 19.1 354,914 23 17 30 21,844 22.1 337,178 11 8 18 874 14.1 17,736
Q3 2019 41 38 64 11,665 20.0 295,891 27 21 40 7,725 25.3 269,533 14 17 24 3,940 11.3 26,358
Q4 2019 25 42 51 19,322 29.5 407,180 16 27 35 11,728 23.3 318,982 9 15 16 7,594 42.9 88,198
Q1 2020 19 22 28 616,391 20.0 1,024,420 5 9 13 5,109 31.1 186,320 14 13 15 611,282 10.4 838,100
Q2 2020 8 5 14 11,453 73.4 65,212 7 3 11 1,411 91.0 64,532 1 2 3 10,042 9.0 680
Q3 2020 18 17 27 14,789 29.4 197,824 14 14 22 4,761 25.5 136,344 4 3 5 10,028 46.2 61,480
Q4 2020 12 17 22 5,709 25.2 164,100 7 10 15 3,367 32.7 148,970 5 7 7 2,342 9.1 15,130
Q1 2021 22 17 27 11,481 17.6 56,343 16 12 21 2,269 21.2 41,323 6 5 6 9,212 5.2 15,020

Note: Work stoppage data cover strikes and lockouts that amount to 10 or more person-days not worked. Work Stoppages data is up to date until May 2021, except bargaining units with less than 500 employees in Ontario up to March 2021. For additional information, please see the Technical notes.

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

Lockouts
All sectors Private sector Public sector
Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked
Q2 2018 3 2 8 1,715 52.0 77,610 1 1 6 1,215 57.0 70,230 2 1 2 500 37.0 7,380
Q3 2018 4 3 10 1,906 53.3 98,040 4 2 9 1,851 53.0 95,840 0 1 1 55 56.0 2,200
Q4 2018 1 5 8 1,893 55.9 89,004 1 5 8 1,893 55.9 89,004
Q1 2019 0 1 3 1,137 52.3 66,360 0 1 3 1,137 52.3 66,360
Q2 2019 3 1 5 1,176 46.2 65,205 2 1 4 1,146 50.0 64,655 1 0 1 30 31.0 550
Q3 2019 3 4 7 1,429 49.1 22,448 2 3 5 1,379 42.6 20,008 1 1 2 50 65.5 2,440
Q4 2019 5 7 8 5,269 17.8 58,459 4 5 6 2,239 15.2 21,759 1 2 2 3,030 25.5 36,700
Q1 2020 4 3 5 932 23.4 50,265 3 2 4 817 28.5 49,920 1 1 1 115 3.0 345
Q2 2020 2 2 4 860 221.3 46,992 2 2 4 860 221.3 46,992
Q3 2020 2 2 4 161 17.5 3,172 2 2 4 161 17.5 3,172
Q4 2020 2 2 4 477 33.3 17,590 2 2 4 477 33.3 17,590
Q1 2021 5 2 7 781 35.9 16,590 5 2 7 781 35.9 16,590

Legend: The dash () symbol indicates missing data.

Note: Work stoppage data cover strikes and lockouts that amount to 10 or more person-days not worked. Work Stoppages data is up to date until May 2021, except bargaining units with less than 500 employees in Ontario up to March 2021. For additional information, please see the Technical notes.

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

Strikes
All sectors Private sector Public sector
Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked
Q2 2018 24 103 117 22,288 22.4 319,262 17 91 101 16,019 22.0 216,332 7 12 16 6,269 24.8 102,930
Q3 2018 10 20 24 8,884 25.8 141,263 5 13 15 2,822 29.9 102,208 5 7 9 6,062 18.9 39,055
Q4 2018 18 12 22 60,055 16.9 253,505 14 7 16 5,534 14.4 90,373 4 5 6 54,521 23.7 163,132
Q1 2019 15 13 25 3,133 15.8 88,593 6 10 15 2,200 17.7 75,340 9 3 10 933 13.0 13,253
Q2 2019 31 24 43 21,542 16.0 289,709 21 16 26 20,698 17.8 272,523 10 8 17 844 13.1 17,186
Q3 2019 38 34 57 10,236 16.5 273,443 25 18 35 6,346 22.9 249,525 13 16 22 3,890 6.3 23,918
Q4 2019 20 35 43 14,053 31.6 348,721 12 22 29 9,489 25.0 297,223 8 13 14 4,564 45.4 51,498
Q1 2020 15 19 23 615,459 19.3 974,155 2 7 9 4,292 32.2 136,400 13 12 14 611,167 10.9 837,755
Q2 2020 6 3 10 10,593 14.3 18,220 5 1 7 551 16.6 17,540 1 2 3 10,042 9.0 680
Q3 2020 16 15 23 14,628 31.4 194,652 12 12 18 4,600 27.3 133,172 4 3 5 10,028 46.2 61,480
Q4 2020 10 15 18 5,232 23.4 146,510 5 8 11 2,890 32.5 131,380 5 7 7 2,342 9.1 15,130
Q1 2021 17 15 20 10,700 11.3 39,753 11 10 14 1,488 13.9 24,733 6 5 6 9,212 5.2 15,020

Note: Work stoppage data cover strikes and lockouts that amount to 10 or more person-days not worked. Work Stoppages data is up to date until May 2021, except bargaining units with less than 500 employees in Ontario up to March 2021. 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
Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked
Q2 2018 27 105 125 24,003 24.2 396,872 18 92 107 17,234 23.9 286,562 9 13 18 6,769 26.2 110,310
Q3 2018 14 23 34 10,790 33.9 239,303 9 15 24 4,673 38.5 198,048 5 8 10 6,117 22.6 41,255
Q4 2018 19 17 30 61,948 27.3 342,509 15 12 24 7,427 28.2 179,377 4 5 6 54,521 23.7 163,132
Q1 2019 15 14 28 4,270 19.7 154,953 6 11 18 3,337 23.4 141,700 9 3 10 933 13.0 13,253
Q2 2019 34 25 48 22,718 19.1 354,914 23 17 30 21,844 22.1 337,178 11 8 18 874 14.1 17,736
Q3 2019 41 38 64 11,665 20.0 295,891 27 21 40 7,725 25.3 269,533 14 17 24 3,940 11.3 26,358
Q4 2019 25 42 51 19,322 29.5 407,180 16 27 35 11,728 23.3 318,982 9 15 16 7,594 42.9 88,198
Q1 2020 19 22 28 616,391 20.0 1,024,420 5 9 13 5,109 31.1 186,320 14 13 15 611,282 10.4 838,100
Q2 2020 8 5 14 11,453 73.4 65,212 7 3 11 1,411 91.0 64,532 1 2 3 10,042 9.0 680
Q3 2020 18 17 27 14,789 29.4 197,824 14 14 22 4,761 25.5 136,344 4 3 5 10,028 46.2 61,480
Q4 2020 12 17 22 5,709 25.2 164,100 7 10 15 3,367 32.7 148,970 5 7 7 2,342 9.1 15,130
Q1 2021 22 17 27 11,481 17.6 56,343 16 12 21 2,269 21.2 41,323 6 5 6 9,212 5.2 15,020

Note: Work stoppage data cover strikes and lockouts that amount to 10 or more person-days not worked. Work Stoppages data is up to date until May 2021, except bargaining units with less than 500 employees in Ontario up to March 2021. 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
Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked
Q2 2018 3 3 4 3,369 18.3 7,000 3 3 4 3,369 18.3 7,000
Q3 2018 1 2 2 76 28.5 2,850 1 2 2 76 28.5 2,850
Q4 2018 3 2 3 50,518 33.7 143,382 3 2 3 50,518 33.7 143,382
Q1 2019 0 1 1 18 15.0 270 0 1 1 18 15.0 270
Q2 2019 1 0 1 47 10.0 470 1 0 1 47 10.0 470
Q3 2019 4 2 5 371 12.2 1,468 4 1 4 324 11.0 668 0 1 1 47 17.0 800
Q4 2019 4 5 7 7,003 24.6 76,311 3 4 6 4,003 26.7 40,311 1 1 1 3,000 12.0 36,000
Q1 2020 0 1 2 309 44.0 16,940 0 1 2 309 44.0 16,940
Q2 2020 0 0 1 238 65.0 15,480 0 0 1 238 65.0 15,480
Q3 2020 2 2 3 1,526 34.3 44,670 2 2 3 1,526 34.3 44,670
Q4 2020 0 0 1 238 64.0 15,240 0 0 1 238 64.0 15,240
Q1 2021 0 0 1 238 63.0 14,990 0 0 1 238 63.0 14,990

Legend: The dash () symbol indicates missing data.

Note: Work stoppage data cover strikes and lockouts that amount to 10 or more person-days not worked. Work Stoppages data is up to date until May 2021, except bargaining units with less than 500 employees in Ontario up to March 2021. 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
Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked
Q2 2018 0 2 3 1,447 56.0 80,520 0 2 3 1,447 56.0 80,520
Q3 2018 0 0 1 33 62.0 2,050 0 0 1 33 62.0 2,050
Q4 2018 0 1 1 33 43.0 1,390 0 1 1 33 43.0 1,390
Q1 2019
Q2 2019
Q3 2019 2 2 2 51 24.5 1,071 1 1 1 36 16.0 576 1 1 1 15 33.0 495
Q4 2019
Q1 2020
Q2 2020
Q3 2020 3 2 3 1,472 19.3 53,918 3 2 3 1,472 19.3 53,918
Q4 2020 0 1 1 1,400 59.0 82,600 0 1 1 1,400 59.0 82,600
Q1 2021 1 0 1 9 60.0 540 1 0 1 9 60.0 540

Legend: The dash () symbol indicates missing data.

Note: Work stoppage data cover strikes and lockouts that amount to 10 or more person-days not worked. Work Stoppages data is up to date until May 2021, except bargaining units with less than 500 employees in Ontario up to March 2021. 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
Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked
Q2 2018
Q3 2018
Q4 2018
Q1 2019
Q2 2019 1 1 1 127 31.0 3,937 1 1 1 127 31.0 3,937
Q3 2019
Q4 2019
Q1 2020
Q2 2020
Q3 2020
Q4 2020
Q1 2021

Legend: The dash () symbol indicates missing data.

Note: Work stoppage data cover strikes and lockouts that amount to 10 or more person-days not worked. Work Stoppages data is up to date until May 2021, except bargaining units with less than 500 employees in Ontario up to March 2021. 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
Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked
Q2 2018
Q3 2018 1 1 1 7 26.0 170 1 1 1 7 26.0 170
Q4 2018 2 2 2 247 9.0 1,890 2 2 2 247 9.0 1,890
Q1 2019 1 1 1 110 7.0 770 1 1 1 110 7.0 770
Q2 2019
Q3 2019
Q4 2019
Q1 2020
Q2 2020
Q3 2020
Q4 2020
Q1 2021

Legend: The dash () symbol indicates missing data.

Note: Work stoppage data cover strikes and lockouts that amount to 10 or more person-days not worked. Work Stoppages data is up to date until May 2021, except bargaining units with less than 500 employees in Ontario up to March 2021. 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
Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked
Q2 2018
Q3 2018
Q4 2018
Q1 2019
Q2 2019 1 0 1 275 49.0 13,475 1 0 1 275 49.0 13,475
Q3 2019 1 1 2 295 54.0 18,990 0 0 1 275 66.0 18,150 1 1 1 20 42.0 840
Q4 2019 0 1 1 275 38.0 10,450 0 1 1 275 38.0 10,450
Q1 2020 4 3 4 323 11.8 1,990 1 0 1 21 34.0 710 3 3 3 302 4.3 1,280
Q2 2020 0 0 1 21 65.0 1,362 0 0 1 21 65.0 1,362
Q3 2020 0 1 1 21 22.0 462 0 1 1 21 22.0 462
Q4 2020
Q1 2021

Legend: The dash () symbol indicates missing data.

Note: Work stoppage data cover strikes and lockouts that amount to 10 or more person-days not worked. Work Stoppages data is up to date until May 2021, except bargaining units with less than 500 employees in Ontario up to March 2021. 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
Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked
Q2 2018 5 86 93 9,854 21.1 88,730 3 80 87 7,665 22.4 82,780 2 6 6 2,189 2.8 5,950
Q3 2018 9 10 16 6,274 29.3 106,570 7 9 14 2,410 32.1 86,860 2 1 2 3,864 10.0 19,710
Q4 2018 2 3 8 5,291 39.3 99,180 2 2 7 1,467 44.1 81,980 0 1 1 3,824 5.0 17,200
Q1 2019 5 2 10 1,809 30.9 77,930 1 1 6 1,264 41.5 68,100 4 1 4 545 15.0 9,830
Q2 2019 21 12 29 2,664 18.1 85,690 12 8 17 2,127 19.5 70,170 9 4 12 537 16.0 15,520
Q3 2019 15 27 32 3,864 15.8 44,330 8 13 17 1,669 24.7 23,340 7 14 15 2,195 5.6 20,990
Q4 2019 13 15 18 4,019 12.9 31,280 7 9 11 1,938 19.0 23,710 6 6 7 2,081 3.3 7,570
Q1 2020 6 6 9 16,276 16.6 19,620 0 1 2 25 31.5 890 6 5 7 16,251 12.3 18,730
Q2 2020 2 2 5 10,071 9.2 850 1 0 2 29 9.5 170 1 2 3 10,042 9.0 680
Q3 2020 9 7 12 11,285 35.8 84,420 5 4 7 1,257 28.4 22,940 4 3 5 10,028 46.2 61,480
Q4 2020 6 9 11 1,505 19.2 41,360 5 6 8 1,453 25.0 41,250 1 3 3 52 3.7 110
Q1 2021 13 13 15 7,794 7.5 13,243 9 9 11 940 9.9 6,513 4 4 4 6,854 1.0 6,730

Note: Work stoppage data cover strikes and lockouts that amount to 10 or more person-days not worked. Work Stoppages data is up to date until May 2021, except bargaining units with less than 500 employees in Ontario up to March 2021. 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
Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked
Q2 2018 12 10 17 7,495 36.3 189,490 5 4 6 2,990 34.0 85,280 7 6 11 4,505 37.5 104,210
Q3 2018 1 6 8 2,946 44.0 47,060 1 1 3 851 59.3 25,910 0 5 5 2,095 34.8 21,150
Q4 2018 6 5 8 3,230 25.5 12,372 5 4 7 3,185 25.6 11,282 1 1 1 45 25.0 1,090
Q1 2019 7 6 10 952 8.0 4,399 3 6 6 692 5.3 2,016 4 0 4 260 12.0 2,383
Q2 2019 9 11 13 18,652 14.4 233,887 8 7 8 18,362 16.9 232,141 1 4 5 290 10.4 1,746
Q3 2019 6 4 8 697 42.1 13,530 6 4 7 667 35.4 11,930 0 0 1 30 89.0 1,600
Q4 2019 4 7 8 273 27.4 6,600 4 6 7 243 25.7 5,900 0 1 1 30 39.0 700
Q1 2020 8 9 9 595,643 9.7 823,780 3 4 4 914 7.5 5,690 5 5 5 594,729 11.4 818,090
Q2 2020 4 2 4 245 8.8 1,850 4 2 4 245 8.8 1,850
Q3 2020 2 4 4 243 11.5 6,464 2 4 4 243 11.5 6,464
Q4 2020 4 4 4 1,550 15.5 14,750 1 1 1 60 10.0 530 3 3 3 1,490 17.3 14,220
Q1 2021 5 2 5 778 23.6 13,090 4 1 4 720 23.5 11,700 1 1 1 58 24.0 1,390

Legend: The dash () symbol indicates missing data.

Note: Work stoppage data cover strikes and lockouts that amount to 10 or more person-days not worked. Work Stoppages data is up to date until May 2021, except bargaining units with less than 500 employees in Ontario up to March 2021. 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
Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked
Q2 2018 1 1 1 220 11.0 2,420 1 1 1 220 11.0 2,420
Q3 2018
Q4 2018
Q1 2019
Q2 2019
Q3 2019
Q4 2019
Q1 2020 1 1 1 15 6.0 90 1 1 1 15 6.0 90
Q2 2020 1 0 1 60 7.0 420 1 0 1 60 7.0 420
Q3 2020 2 1 3 189 23.0 4,440 2 1 3 189 23.0 4,440
Q4 2020 0 2 2 129 41.0 5,550 0 2 2 129 41.0 5,550
Q1 2021 1 0 1 2,300 3.0 6,900 1 0 1 2,300 3.0 6,900

Legend: The dash () symbol indicates missing data.

Note: Work stoppage data cover strikes and lockouts that amount to 10 or more person-days not worked. Work Stoppages data is up to date until May 2021, except bargaining units with less than 500 employees in Ontario up to March 2021. 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
Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked
Q2 2018 0 1 1 75 41.0 150 0 1 1 75 41.0 150
Q3 2018
Q4 2018 2 1 2 1,300 37.5 54,500 2 1 2 1,300 37.5 54,500
Q1 2019 0 0 1 900 77.0 69,300 0 0 1 900 77.0 69,300
Q2 2019 0 1 1 900 17.0 15,300 0 1 1 900 17.0 15,300
Q3 2019 6 0 6 1,702 1.0 1,702 1 0 1 69 1.0 69 5 0 5 1,633 1.0 1,633
Q4 2019 1 6 7 2,467 16.3 41,162 1 1 2 834 17.0 15,034 0 5 5 1,633 16.0 26,128
Q1 2020 0 0 1 765 64.0 48,960 0 0 1 765 64.0 48,960
Q2 2020 0 1 1 765 808.0 45,140 0 1 1 765 808.0 45,140
Q3 2020
Q4 2020
Q1 2021

Legend: The dash () symbol indicates missing data.

Note: Work stoppage data cover strikes and lockouts that amount to 10 or more person-days not worked. Work Stoppages data is up to date until May 2021, except bargaining units with less than 500 employees in Ontario up to March 2021. 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
Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked
Q2 2018
Q3 2018 1 0 1 134 1.0 140 1 0 1 134 1.0 140
Q4 2018 0 1 1 134 11.0 1,460 0 1 1 134 11.0 1,460
Q1 2019
Q2 2019 1 0 1 43 35.0 1,505 1 0 1 43 35.0 1,505
Q3 2019 2 0 3 169 26.0 3,594 2 0 3 169 26.0 3,594
Q4 2019 0 3 3 169 5.3 755 0 3 3 169 5.3 755
Q1 2020
Q2 2020 1 0 1 53 2.0 110 1 0 1 53 2.0 110
Q3 2020 0 0 1 53 65.0 3,450 0 0 1 53 65.0 3,450
Q4 2020 1 1 2 853 32.5 4,190 0 0 1 53 64.0 3,390 1 1 1 800 1.0 800
Q1 2021 1 1 2 323 37.5 6,800 1 1 2 323 37.5 6,800

Legend: The dash () symbol indicates missing data.

Note: Work stoppage data cover strikes and lockouts that amount to 10 or more person-days not worked. Work Stoppages data is up to date until May 2021, except bargaining units with less than 500 employees in Ontario up to March 2021. 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
Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked
Q2 2018 6 2 6 1,543 26.0 28,562 6 2 6 1,543 26.0 28,562
Q3 2018 1 4 5 1,320 36.8 80,463 0 3 4 1,303 44.8 80,378 1 1 1 17 5.0 85
Q4 2018 4 2 5 1,195 10.6 28,335 4 2 5 1,195 10.6 28,335
Q1 2019 2 4 5 481 12.8 2,284 2 4 5 481 12.8 2,284
Q2 2019 0 0 1 10 65.0 650 0 0 1 10 65.0 650
Q3 2019 5 2 6 4,516 23.3 211,206 5 2 6 4,516 23.3 211,206
Q4 2019 3 5 7 5,116 101.6 240,622 1 3 5 4,266 35.8 222,822 2 2 2 850 266.0 17,800
Q1 2020 0 2 2 3,060 59.5 113,040 0 2 2 3,060 59.5 113,040
Q2 2020
Q3 2020
Q4 2020 1 0 1 34 12.0 410 1 0 1 34 12.0 410
Q1 2021 1 1 2 39 22.0 780 1 1 2 39 22.0 780

Legend: The dash () symbol indicates missing data.

Note: Work stoppage data cover strikes and lockouts that amount to 10 or more person-days not worked. Work Stoppages data is up to date until May 2021, except bargaining units with less than 500 employees in Ontario up to March 2021. 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
Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked
Q2 2018
Q3 2018
Q4 2018
Q1 2019
Q2 2019
Q3 2019
Q4 2019
Q1 2020
Q2 2020
Q3 2020
Q4 2020
Q1 2021

Legend: The dash () symbol indicates missing data.

Note: Work stoppage data cover strikes and lockouts that amount to 10 or more person-days not worked. Work Stoppages data is up to date until May 2021, except bargaining units with less than 500 employees in Ontario up to March 2021. For additional information, please see the Technical notes.

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

Multiple provincial jurisdiction
All sectors Private sector Public sector
Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked
Q2 2018
Q3 2018
Q4 2018
Q1 2019
Q2 2019
Q3 2019
Q4 2019
Q1 2020
Q2 2020
Q3 2020
Q4 2020
Q1 2021

Legend: The dash () symbol indicates missing data.

Note: Work stoppage data cover strikes and lockouts that amount to 10 or more person-days not worked. Work Stoppages data is up to date until May 2021, except bargaining units with less than 500 employees in Ontario up to March 2021. For additional information, please see the Technical notes.

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

Industry

All industries
All sectors Private sector Public sector
Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked
Q2 2018 27 105 125 24,003 24.2 396,872 18 92 107 17,234 23.9 286,562 9 13 18 6,769 26.2 110,310
Q3 2018 14 23 34 10,790 33.9 239,303 9 15 24 4,673 38.5 198,048 5 8 10 6,117 22.6 41,255
Q4 2018 19 17 30 61,948 27.3 342,509 15 12 24 7,427 28.2 179,377 4 5 6 54,521 23.7 163,132
Q1 2019 15 14 28 4,270 19.7 154,953 6 11 18 3,337 23.4 141,700 9 3 10 933 13.0 13,253
Q2 2019 34 25 48 22,718 19.1 354,914 23 17 30 21,844 22.1 337,178 11 8 18 874 14.1 17,736
Q3 2019 41 38 64 11,665 20.0 295,891 27 21 40 7,725 25.3 269,533 14 17 24 3,940 11.3 26,358
Q4 2019 25 42 51 19,322 29.5 407,180 16 27 35 11,728 23.3 318,982 9 15 16 7,594 42.9 88,198
Q1 2020 19 22 28 616,391 20.0 1,024,420 5 9 13 5,109 31.1 186,320 14 13 15 611,282 10.4 838,100
Q2 2020 8 5 14 11,453 73.4 65,212 7 3 11 1,411 91.0 64,532 1 2 3 10,042 9.0 680
Q3 2020 18 17 27 14,789 29.4 197,824 14 14 22 4,761 25.5 136,344 4 3 5 10,028 46.2 61,480
Q4 2020 12 17 22 5,709 25.2 164,100 7 10 15 3,367 32.7 148,970 5 7 7 2,342 9.1 15,130
Q1 2021 22 17 27 11,481 17.6 56,343 16 12 21 2,269 21.2 41,323 6 5 6 9,212 5.2 15,020

Note: Work stoppage data cover strikes and lockouts that amount to 10 or more person-days not worked. Work Stoppages data is up to date until May 2021, except bargaining units with less than 500 employees in Ontario up to March 2021. 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
Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked
Q2 2018 2 2 4 1,982 49.3 100,870 2 2 4 1,982 49.3 100,870
Q3 2018 0 2 2 568 20.5 9,210 0 2 2 568 20.5 9,210
Q4 2018
Q1 2019
Q2 2019
Q3 2019 1 0 1 3,000 66.0 198,000 1 0 1 3,000 66.0 198,000
Q4 2019 0 0 1 3,000 66.0 198,000 0 0 1 3,000 66.0 198,000
Q1 2020 0 1 1 3,000 37.0 111,000 0 1 1 3,000 37.0 111,000
Q2 2020
Q3 2020
Q4 2020
Q1 2021

Legend: The dash () symbol indicates missing data.

Note: Work stoppage data cover strikes and lockouts that amount to 10 or more person-days not worked. Work Stoppages data is up to date until May 2021, except bargaining units with less than 500 employees in Ontario up to March 2021. 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
Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked
Q2 2018
Q3 2018
Q4 2018
Q1 2019
Q2 2019
Q3 2019 4 0 4 1,551 1.0 1,551 4 0 4 1,551 1.0 1,551
Q4 2019 0 4 4 1,551 16.0 24,816 0 4 4 1,551 16.0 24,816
Q1 2020 1 1 1 1,000 1.0 1,000 1 1 1 1,000 1.0 1,000
Q2 2020
Q3 2020
Q4 2020
Q1 2021 1 0 1 2,300 3.0 6,900 1 0 1 2,300 3.0 6,900

Legend: The dash () symbol indicates missing data.

Note: Work stoppage data cover strikes and lockouts that amount to 10 or more person-days not worked. Work Stoppages data is up to date until May 2021, except bargaining units with less than 500 employees in Ontario up to March 2021. 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
Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked
Q2 2018 1 1 1 1,232 9.0 11,090 1 1 1 1,232 9.0 11,090
Q3 2018 1 1 1 99 54.0 5,350 1 1 1 99 54.0 5,350
Q4 2018 2 2 2 247 9.0 1,890 2 2 2 247 9.0 1,890
Q1 2019
Q2 2019 5 5 5 17,537 18.8 232,987 5 5 5 17,537 18.8 232,987
Q3 2019 2 0 2 308 3.5 660 2 0 2 308 3.5 660
Q4 2019 0 1 2 308 33.0 15,370 0 1 2 308 33.0 15,370
Q1 2020 0 0 1 238 64.0 15,240 0 0 1 238 64.0 15,240
Q2 2020 1 1 2 252 35.0 15,550 1 1 2 252 35.0 15,550
Q3 2020 2 2 3 261 23.3 15,760 2 2 3 261 23.3 15,760
Q4 2020 0 0 1 238 64.0 15,240 0 0 1 238 64.0 15,240
Q1 2021 0 0 1 238 63.0 14,990 0 0 1 238 63.0 14,990

Legend: The dash () symbol indicates missing data.

Note: Work stoppage data cover strikes and lockouts that amount to 10 or more person-days not worked. Work Stoppages data is up to date until May 2021, except bargaining units with less than 500 employees in Ontario up to March 2021. 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
Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked
Q2 2018 3 2 6 2,153 37.7 70,690 3 2 6 2,153 37.7 70,690
Q3 2018 2 2 6 1,766 42.5 76,300 2 2 6 1,766 42.5 76,300
Q4 2018 7 5 11 3,970 26.7 79,700 7 5 11 3,970 26.7 79,700
Q1 2019 3 7 9 1,806 9.3 66,746 3 7 9 1,806 9.3 66,746
Q2 2019 4 3 6 2,204 21.8 75,096 4 3 6 2,204 21.8 75,096
Q3 2019 9 8 12 2,590 22.5 43,686 9 8 12 2,590 22.5 43,686
Q4 2019 6 8 10 2,984 19.2 47,346 6 8 10 2,984 19.2 47,346
Q1 2020 2 3 4 998 21.0 49,940 2 3 4 998 21.0 49,940
Q2 2020 6 2 7 1,129 121.1 47,470 6 2 7 1,129 121.1 47,470
Q3 2020 3 5 8 863 30.6 30,364 3 5 8 863 30.6 30,364
Q4 2020 4 5 7 460 26.1 7,840 4 5 7 460 26.1 7,840
Q1 2021 6 4 8 1,137 26.1 19,078 6 4 8 1,137 26.1 19,078

Legend: The dash () symbol indicates missing data.

Note: Work stoppage data cover strikes and lockouts that amount to 10 or more person-days not worked. Work Stoppages data is up to date until May 2021, except bargaining units with less than 500 employees in Ontario up to March 2021. 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
Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked
Q2 2018 1 1 6 295 53.5 7,140 1 1 6 295 53.5 7,140
Q3 2018 1 5 6 3,899 36.7 22,390 0 5 5 75 43.0 3,280 1 0 1 3,824 5.0 19,110
Q4 2018 3 2 4 5,264 25.8 72,988 3 1 3 1,440 32.7 55,788 0 1 1 3,824 5.0 17,200
Q1 2019 0 1 2 1,040 50.0 70,588 0 1 2 1,040 50.0 70,588
Q2 2019 1 1 2 940 18.5 15,800 1 1 2 940 18.5 15,800
Q3 2019 1 2 2 76 13.0 956 1 2 2 76 13.0 956
Q4 2019 1 0 1 60 11.0 660 1 0 1 60 11.0 660
Q1 2020 0 1 1 60 82.0 2,040 0 1 1 60 82.0 2,040
Q2 2020
Q3 2020 2 0 2 2,112 22.0 57,470 2 0 2 2,112 22.0 57,470
Q4 2020 1 3 3 2,126 37.7 105,680 1 3 3 2,126 37.7 105,680
Q1 2021 2 0 2 18 35.0 630 2 0 2 18 35.0 630

Legend: The dash () symbol indicates missing data.

Note: Work stoppage data cover strikes and lockouts that amount to 10 or more person-days not worked. Work Stoppages data is up to date until May 2021, except bargaining units with less than 500 employees in Ontario up to March 2021. 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
Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked
Q2 2018 2 2 3 3,284 22.3 6,490 2 2 3 3,284 22.3 6,490
Q3 2018 2 2 3 90 38.7 3,660 2 2 3 90 38.7 3,660
Q4 2018 3 2 4 50,644 39.5 144,360 1 0 2 144 48.0 1,680 2 2 2 50,500 31.0 142,680
Q1 2019 0 1 2 144 46.5 1,362 0 1 2 144 46.5 1,362
Q2 2019 3 3 4 208 25.8 2,260 3 3 4 208 25.8 2,260
Q3 2019 6 3 7 195 26.9 4,474 6 3 7 195 26.9 4,474
Q4 2019 4 7 8 3,869 19.6 28,153 4 7 8 3,869 19.6 28,153
Q1 2020 1 2 2 752 17.0 6,410 1 2 2 752 17.0 6,410
Q2 2020
Q3 2020 5 4 5 1,450 14.8 31,208 5 4 5 1,450 14.8 31,208
Q4 2020 0 1 1 90 46.0 4,140 0 1 1 90 46.0 4,140
Q1 2021 2 1 2 23 13.0 135 2 1 2 23 13.0 135

Legend: The dash () symbol indicates missing data.

Note: Work stoppage data cover strikes and lockouts that amount to 10 or more person-days not worked. Work Stoppages data is up to date until May 2021, except bargaining units with less than 500 employees in Ontario up to March 2021. 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
Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked
Q2 2018 1 1 1 28 25.0 380 1 1 1 28 25.0 380
Q3 2018 1 0 1 180 15.0 2,700 1 0 1 180 15.0 2,700
Q4 2018 0 1 1 180 35.0 6,300 0 1 1 180 35.0 6,300
Q1 2019
Q2 2019
Q3 2019
Q4 2019 1 1 1 3,000 12.0 36,000 1 1 1 3,000 12.0 36,000
Q1 2020
Q2 2020
Q3 2020
Q4 2020
Q1 2021

Legend: The dash () symbol indicates missing data.

Note: Work stoppage data cover strikes and lockouts that amount to 10 or more person-days not worked. Work Stoppages data is up to date until May 2021, except bargaining units with less than 500 employees in Ontario up to March 2021. 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
Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked
Q2 2018 1 1 1 85 6.0 510 1 1 1 85 6.0 510
Q3 2018 2 1 2 370 1.5 470 2 1 2 370 1.5 470
Q4 2018 0 0 1 95 12.0 890 0 0 1 95 12.0 890
Q1 2019 3 1 4 161 25.0 2,057 2 1 3 142 25.7 1,900 1 0 1 19 23.0 157
Q2 2019 4 2 7 775 22.0 7,298 4 1 6 756 25.3 7,285 0 1 1 19 2.0 13
Q3 2019 4 2 9 408 42.8 12,639 3 2 8 326 48.0 12,557 1 0 1 82 1.0 82
Q4 2019 0 6 7 361 32.4 8,515 0 5 6 279 35.2 7,203 0 1 1 82 16.0 1,312
Q1 2020 1 1 2 37 39.5 1,450 1 1 2 37 39.5 1,450
Q2 2020 0 0 1 21 65.0 1,362 0 0 1 21 65.0 1,362
Q3 2020 0 1 1 21 22.0 462 0 1 1 21 22.0 462
Q4 2020 1 0 1 34 12.0 410 1 0 1 34 12.0 410
Q1 2021 5 6 6 448 6.0 1,550 5 6 6 448 6.0 1,550

Legend: The dash () symbol indicates missing data.

Note: Work stoppage data cover strikes and lockouts that amount to 10 or more person-days not worked. Work Stoppages data is up to date until May 2021, except bargaining units with less than 500 employees in Ontario up to March 2021. 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
Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked
Q2 2018 6 88 93 11,177 21.0 104,200 1 79 79 4,866 19.8 50 5 9 14 6,311 27.9 104,150
Q3 2018 2 6 7 2,236 28.7 21,460 2 6 7 2,236 28.7 21,460
Q4 2018 2 2 3 183 24.3 2,700 1 0 1 4 37.0 150 1 2 2 179 18.0 2,550
Q1 2019 5 1 6 554 25.0 12,466 0 0 1 4 64.0 300 5 1 5 550 17.2 12,166
Q2 2019 14 7 19 737 16.7 16,822 4 2 5 59 17.2 680 10 5 14 678 16.5 16,142
Q3 2019 5 15 17 1,817 12.6 21,220 1 4 4 37 12.8 290 4 11 13 1,780 12.6 20,930
Q4 2019 5 5 7 981 85.7 18,740 2 1 2 17 10.5 180 3 4 5 964 115.8 18,560
Q1 2020 12 11 14 610,176 12.1 836,905 0 0 1 9 18.0 150 12 11 13 610,167 11.7 836,755
Q2 2020 0 1 3 10,039 13.3 810 0 0 1 9 18.0 150 0 1 2 10,030 11.0 660
Q3 2020 5 5 7 10,043 46.9 62,170 1 2 2 15 48.5 690 4 3 5 10,028 46.2 61,480
Q4 2020 4 6 6 2,308 10.5 15,100 4 6 6 2,308 10.5 15,100
Q1 2021 4 4 4 6,854 1.0 6,730 4 4 4 6,854 1.0 6,730

Legend: The dash () symbol indicates missing data.

Note: Work stoppage data cover strikes and lockouts that amount to 10 or more person-days not worked. Work Stoppages data is up to date until May 2021, except bargaining units with less than 500 employees in Ontario up to March 2021. 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
Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked
Q2 2018 7 4 7 3,337 24.7 89,722 7 4 7 3,337 24.7 89,722
Q3 2018 1 2 4 1,525 56.5 97,078 1 2 4 1,525 56.5 97,078
Q4 2018 1 3 3 1,347 29.0 32,979 1 3 3 1,347 29.0 32,979
Q1 2019 1 1 1 201 4.0 804 1 1 1 201 4.0 804
Q2 2019 2 2 2 140 30.5 3,070 2 2 2 140 30.5 3,070
Q3 2019 4 2 4 1,193 5.3 8,910 4 2 4 1,193 5.3 8,910
Q4 2019 3 5 5 1,211 18.4 22,070 3 5 5 1,211 18.4 22,070
Q1 2020 1 1 1 15 6.0 90 1 1 1 15 6.0 90
Q2 2020
Q3 2020 1 0 1 39 10.0 390 1 0 1 39 10.0 390
Q4 2020 1 1 2 419 36.5 15,660 1 1 2 419 36.5 15,660
Q1 2021 1 1 2 405 20.5 4,940 1 1 2 405 20.5 4,940

Legend: The dash () symbol indicates missing data.

Note: Work stoppage data cover strikes and lockouts that amount to 10 or more person-days not worked. Work Stoppages data is up to date until May 2021, except bargaining units with less than 500 employees in Ontario up to March 2021. 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
Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked Work stoppages started in specified period Work stoppages terminated in specified period Work stoppages in effect in specified period Maximum number of workers involved in work stoppages Duration of work stoppages in days (average) (Avg) Person-days not worked
Q2 2018 3 3 3 430 18.7 5,780 3 3 3 430 18.7 5,780
Q3 2018 2 2 2 57 10.0 685 2 2 2 57 10.0 685
Q4 2018 1 0 1 18 39.0 702 1 0 1 18 39.0 702
Q1 2019 3 2 4 364 5.3 930 3 2 4 364 5.3 930
Q2 2019 1 2 3 177 7.0 1,581 1 2 3 177 7.0 1,581
Q3 2019 5 6 6 527 16.8 3,795 5 6 6 527 16.8 3,795
Q4 2019 5 5 5 1,997 3.0 7,510 5 5 5 1,997 3.0 7,510
Q1 2020 1 1 1 115 3.0 345 1 1 1 115 3.0 345
Q2 2020 1 1 1 12 5.0 20 1 1 1 12 5.0 20
Q3 2020
Q4 2020 1 1 1 34 1.0 30 1 1 1 34 1.0 30
Q1 2021 1 1 1 58 24.0 1,390 1 1 1 58 24.0 1,390

Legend: The dash () symbol indicates missing data.

Note: Work stoppage data cover strikes and lockouts that amount to 10 or more person-days not worked. Work Stoppages data is up to date until May 2021, except bargaining units with less than 500 employees in Ontario up to March 2021. 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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