Major wage settlements by sector and year

Publication date: April 29, 2016



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Industry

All industries
All sectors Public sector Private 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)
2007 289 799,160 36.9 3.9 3.3 140 376,370 35.9 3.5 3.4 149 422,790 37.8 4.2 3.3
2008 340 679,545 41.7 3.7 3.3 245 487,415 38.5 3.9 3.5 95 192,130 49.7 3.0 2.6
2009 312 789,200 41.1 2.5 2.4 218 653,500 42.4 2.7 2.5 94 135,700 35.0 1.7 1.8
2010 333 1,291,380 41.5 1.8 1.8 188 866,890 42.5 1.3 1.6 145 424,490 39.3 2.7 2.1
2011 302 676,710 40.0 1.3 1.8 190 482,070 36.7 1.3 1.7 112 194,640 48.1 1.4 2.0
2012 268 751,131 37.9 1.5 1.7 180 604,710 35.6 1.5 1.7 88 146,421 47.2 1.3 1.6
2013 485 1,095,960 36.8 1.4 1.4 323 667,880 33.8 0.7 1.0 162 428,080 41.4 2.5 2.2
2014 247 682,500 45.9 1.5 1.7 180 530,830 47.7 0.9 1.5 67 151,670 39.4 3.5 2.3
2015 214 721,610 43.0 0.8 1.2 130 539,170 39.8 0.6 1.0 84 182,440 52.2 1.5 1.8
2016 32 113,170 58.6 0.9 1.5 27 100,980 54.2 0.9 1.4 5 12,190 95.0 0.7 1.7

Note: Data for 2016 cover the months of January through March. 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 Public sector Private 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)
2007 4 5,130 41.0 5.2 4.7 4 5,130 41.0 5.2 4.7
2008 5 8,000 47.0 4.4 3.9 5 8,000 47.0 4.4 3.9
2009 1 760 36.0 2.5 2.5 1 760 36.0 2.5 2.5
2010 8 9,250 43.2 2.7 2.8 8 9,250 43.2 2.7 2.8
2011 7 11,660 53.9 3.3 2.5 7 11,660 53.9 3.3 2.5
2012 4 3,630 55.7 4.9 4.3 4 3,630 55.7 4.9 4.3
2013 4 6,300 43.3 3.3 3.1 4 6,300 43.3 3.3 3.1
2014 3 1,830 39.1 4.5 3.3 3 1,830 39.1 4.5 3.3
2015 2 1,170 47.1 -1.7 0.3 2 1,170 47.1 -1.7 0.3
2016

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

Note: Data for 2016 cover the months of January through March. 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 Public sector Private 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)
2007 14 13,445 37.9 4.1 3.9 7 5,920 43.0 4.9 4.3 7 7,525 33.9 3.5 3.6
2008 7 19,560 54.5 2.4 2.3 7 19,560 54.5 2.4 2.3
2009 12 20,120 31.2 3.2 3.0 5 13,370 37.7 3.0 2.8 7 6,750 18.3 3.6 3.6
2010 8 10,170 32.4 1.6 1.5 5 7,450 35.5 1.2 1.0 3 2,720 24.0 2.9 2.9
2011 11 17,350 30.4 2.6 2.7 8 12,990 27.5 2.4 2.6 3 4,360 39.2 2.9 3.0
2012 9 16,930 34.0 2.5 2.4 4 13,060 34.6 2.5 2.4 5 3,870 32.1 2.6 2.6
2013 15 33,370 44.3 1.4 2.3 13 31,770 45.1 1.3 2.2 2 1,600 27.8 3.0 3.0
2014 10 10,630 44.3 2.3 2.4 5 4,620 46.8 1.8 2.2 5 6,010 42.3 2.6 2.6
2015 15 29,865 40.0 1.2 1.5 12 26,835 40.0 1.1 1.4 3 3,030 39.8 2.3 2.5
2016

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

Note: Data for 2016 cover the months of January through March. 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 Public sector Private 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)
2007 63 314,310 36.7 4.7 3.4 63 314,310 36.7 4.7 3.4
2008 3 9,030 43.1 7.2 5.4 3 9,030 43.1 7.2 5.4
2009 10 10,160 32.2 3.4 3.4 10 10,160 32.2 3.4 3.4
2010 59 279,100 35.9 3.5 2.4 59 279,100 35.9 3.5 2.4
2011 19 49,510 45.6 0.5 1.8 19 49,510 45.6 0.5 1.8
2012 6 5,950 34.7 2.7 2.9 6 5,950 34.7 2.7 2.9
2013 70 290,610 34.2 2.8 2.2 70 290,610 34.2 2.8 2.2
2014 10 84,820 34.8 4.4 2.4 10 84,820 34.8 4.4 2.4
2015 21 42,700 45.8 0.2 1.5 21 42,700 45.8 0.2 1.5
2016

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

Note: Data for 2016 cover the months of January through March. 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 Public sector Private 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)
2007 34 37,055 39.6 2.3 2.5 34 37,055 39.6 2.3 2.5
2008 40 57,940 45.4 1.1 1.2 40 57,940 45.4 1.1 1.2
2009 32 28,690 40.9 1.2 1.7 32 28,690 40.9 1.2 1.7
2010 28 34,010 46.5 0.6 1.5 28 34,010 46.5 0.6 1.5
2011 24 21,270 48.0 1.7 1.9 1 520 36.0 1.8 1.8 23 20,750 48.3 1.7 1.9
2012 26 41,420 45.4 0.9 0.9 26 41,420 45.4 0.9 0.9
2013 30 32,330 46.4 1.7 1.9 30 32,330 46.4 1.7 1.9
2014 18 19,770 48.9 2.0 2.1 18 19,770 48.9 2.0 2.1
2015 12 16,130 50.4 1.9 1.8 12 16,130 50.4 1.9 1.8
2016 4 2,730 31.2 2.4 2.7 1 520 48.0 1.7 1.6 3 2,210 27.2 2.6 2.9

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

Note: Data for 2016 cover the months of January through March. 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 Public sector Private 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)
2007 7 13,300 47.9 2.5 2.4 1 900 36.0 3.5 4.0 6 12,400 48.7 2.5 2.3
2008 22 71,620 55.2 3.9 2.9 2 1,180 77.2 3.4 3.2 20 70,440 54.9 3.9 2.9
2009 14 31,510 48.9 1.8 1.8 4 11,810 70.3 1.9 1.9 10 19,700 36.1 1.8 1.6
2010 15 44,390 56.3 0.6 1.1 1 1,010 36.0 1.0 1.8 14 43,380 56.7 0.6 1.1
2011 16 31,840 49.3 1.2 1.8 2 1,560 26.9 0.6 1.2 14 30,280 50.4 1.2 1.8
2012 7 22,310 63.0 1.1 1.3 7 22,310 63.0 1.1 1.3
2013 21 53,310 70.9 1.7 1.8 4 9,520 48.4 0.4 1.3 17 43,790 75.7 2.0 2.0
2014 11 16,980 49.8 2.9 1.8 2 1,460 48.0 0.8 1.9 9 15,520 49.9 3.1 1.8
2015 12 47,410 61.9 2.2 1.4 12 47,410 61.9 2.2 1.4
2016

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

Note: Data for 2016 cover the months of January through March. 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 Public sector Private 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)
2007 20 78,070 45.0 2.6 2.7 8 58,070 47.1 2.6 2.7 12 20,000 39.1 2.7 2.6
2008 16 45,080 45.7 2.8 3.1 9 28,820 45.7 2.5 2.9 7 16,260 45.6 3.4 3.5
2009 20 45,080 31.0 1.1 1.1 7 11,650 44.5 2.3 2.5 13 33,430 26.2 0.6 0.6
2010 19 34,210 48.9 2.2 2.2 7 17,590 49.7 2.8 2.4 12 16,620 48.0 1.5 2.0
2011 24 51,220 45.4 2.0 2.3 11 23,090 37.9 2.0 2.2 13 28,130 51.6 1.9 2.4
2012 27 104,860 52.6 1.7 1.9 16 81,280 54.3 1.9 1.7 11 23,580 46.8 1.2 2.3
2013 19 21,340 41.3 1.7 2.0 6 8,920 35.1 1.3 1.9 13 12,420 45.8 2.0 2.1
2014 17 32,200 40.6 1.7 1.7 11 27,100 40.9 1.6 1.6 6 5,100 38.8 2.0 2.3
2015 18 45,060 62.1 2.1 2.4 5 8,220 57.3 2.2 2.0 13 36,840 63.2 2.1 2.5
2016 2 11,000 104.3 0.4 1.5 1 2,400 48.0 2.0 2.1 1 8,600 120.0 0.0 1.4

Note: Data for 2016 cover the months of January through March. 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 Public sector Private 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)
2007 11 14,710 39.0 2.5 3.2 4 5,520 37.9 3.6 4.2 7 9,190 39.7 1.9 2.6
2008 7 10,100 50.6 1.7 2.0 7 10,100 50.6 1.7 2.0
2009 14 34,540 36.9 1.9 2.1 7 13,070 30.4 1.9 2.0 7 21,470 40.8 1.9 2.1
2010 7 8,150 45.2 0.6 0.8 1 550 59.8 2.8 0.6 6 7,600 44.1 0.4 0.8
2011 9 27,440 52.7 1.6 1.9 3 9,450 35.9 1.6 1.7 6 17,990 61.5 1.6 2.0
2012 12 22,401 41.7 1.5 1.7 4 4,850 37.9 0.9 1.5 8 17,551 42.8 1.6 1.8
2013 9 14,600 43.8 1.6 1.7 4 5,460 30.1 1.7 1.7 5 9,140 51.9 1.5 1.8
2014 8 13,420 32.0 1.9 1.7 4 7,530 27.2 1.9 1.6 4 5,890 38.2 1.9 1.9
2015 4 12,170 42.9 2.1 2.0 1 630 60.0 4.3 2.6 3 11,540 42.0 2.0 1.9
2016 1 1,380 48.0 2.0 2.0 1 1,380 48.0 2.0 2.0

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

Note: Data for 2016 cover the months of January through March. 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 Public sector Private 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)
2007 7 7,180 47.4 3.5 3.5 1 1,600 36.0 4.0 3.9 6 5,580 50.7 3.3 3.4
2008 9 18,670 53.0 3.2 3.0 1 1,710 47.8 2.9 2.9 8 16,960 53.5 3.2 3.0
2009 12 12,430 40.9 2.7 2.5 4 4,020 43.9 2.2 1.8 8 8,410 39.5 2.9 2.9
2010 4 2,940 36.0 2.9 3.2 1 820 36.0 2.0 2.2 3 2,120 36.0 3.2 3.5
2011 13 14,810 55.6 0.6 2.0 4 3,500 42.5 0.8 2.0 9 11,310 59.6 0.5 2.0
2012 13 20,610 49.1 1.4 1.9 6 7,600 46.9 0.6 1.3 7 13,010 50.3 1.8 2.2
2013 17 23,930 50.8 1.0 2.4 4 4,160 40.8 0.8 1.6 13 19,770 52.9 1.1 2.6
2014 5 5,010 35.1 1.5 1.5 2 3,090 42.0 1.6 1.7 3 1,920 24.0 1.2 1.1
2015 8 15,110 47.7 0.4 1.5 2 5,140 54.7 0.2 1.2 6 9,970 44.1 0.5 1.7
2016

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

Note: Data for 2016 cover the months of January through March. 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 Public sector Private 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)
2007 78 177,050 31.0 3.6 3.5 74 172,760 30.8 3.6 3.5 4 4,290 37.6 2.6 2.8
2008 186 369,935 36.3 4.4 3.8 186 369,935 36.3 4.4 3.8
2009 128 272,700 40.5 3.2 3.0 128 272,700 40.5 3.2 3.0
2010 127 580,550 43.7 1.3 1.6 121 557,720 44.3 1.3 1.7 6 22,830 29.1 1.2 1.3
2011 114 323,720 34.9 1.2 1.5 106 312,940 35.5 1.2 1.5 8 10,780 15.8 2.1 2.0
2012 109 333,590 29.4 1.3 1.6 100 321,910 29.1 1.4 1.6 9 11,680 37.2 0.3 0.3
2013 242 466,220 32.3 0.5 0.7 238 457,000 32.0 0.5 0.7 4 9,220 49.7 0.4 0.9
2014 111 388,090 47.8 0.7 1.4 109 386,990 47.8 0.7 1.4 2 1,100 49.1 2.0 1.8
2015 90 426,585 38.7 0.4 0.8 82 417,065 39.2 0.4 0.8 8 9,520 15.7 1.3 1.4
2016 11 44,810 52.1 0.6 1.3 11 44,810 52.1 0.6 1.3

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

Note: Data for 2016 cover the months of January through March. 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 Public sector Private 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)
2007 8 8,690 40.6 3.3 3.3 2 1,380 30.0 3.9 3.6 6 7,310 42.6 3.2 3.2
2008 10 9,620 43.5 1.7 1.9 5 6,220 47.8 1.3 1.4 5 3,400 35.5 2.4 2.7
2009 5 5,680 47.6 0.7 2.0 5 5,680 47.6 0.7 2.0
2010 6 6,860 44.2 1.4 2.2 6 6,860 44.2 1.4 2.2
2011 14 14,980 39.1 1.0 1.6 4 5,110 39.2 0.0 1.2 10 9,870 39.0 1.5 1.8
2012 5 3,420 41.3 1.4 1.9 5 3,420 41.3 1.4 1.9
2013 6 4,270 48.5 1.7 1.6 2 1,370 60.0 2.0 2.0 4 2,900 43.0 1.5 1.4
2014 10 14,410 47.7 0.9 1.9 3 4,700 54.5 0.8 1.4 7 9,710 44.4 1.0 2.1
2015 6 5,750 53.4 2.2 2.2 2 1,620 43.2 1.9 1.4 4 4,130 57.5 2.2 2.5
2016

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

Note: Data for 2016 cover the months of January through March. 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 Public sector Private 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)
2007 43 130,220 37.3 3.7 3.4 43 130,220 37.3 3.7 3.4
2008 35 59,990 41.8 2.5 2.7 35 59,990 41.8 2.5 2.7
2009 64 327,530 43.6 2.4 2.1 63 326,880 43.6 2.4 2.1 1 650 48.0 13.8 6.6
2010 52 281,750 38.7 1.3 1.5 52 281,750 38.7 1.3 1.5
2011 51 112,910 40.7 1.2 1.9 51 112,910 40.7 1.2 1.9
2012 50 176,010 38.3 1.5 1.8 50 176,010 38.3 1.5 1.8
2013 52 149,680 35.8 1.3 1.4 52 149,680 35.8 1.3 1.4
2014 44 95,340 51.1 1.1 1.7 44 95,340 51.1 1.1 1.7
2015 26 79,660 40.2 1.3 1.4 26 79,660 40.2 1.3 1.4
2016 14 53,250 56.3 1.2 1.5 14 53,250 56.3 1.2 1.5

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

Note: Data for 2016 cover the months of January through March. 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.

Other industries
All sectors Public sector Private 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)
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016

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

Note: Data for 2016 cover the months of January through March. 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 Public sector Private 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)
2007 289 799,160 36.9 3.9 3.3 140 376,370 35.9 3.5 3.4 149 422,790 37.8 4.2 3.3
2008 340 679,545 41.7 3.7 3.3 245 487,415 38.5 3.9 3.5 95 192,130 49.7 3.0 2.6
2009 312 789,200 41.1 2.5 2.4 218 653,500 42.4 2.7 2.5 94 135,700 35.0 1.7 1.8
2010 333 1,291,380 41.5 1.8 1.8 188 866,890 42.5 1.3 1.6 145 424,490 39.3 2.7 2.1
2011 302 676,710 40.0 1.3 1.8 190 482,070 36.7 1.3 1.7 112 194,640 48.1 1.4 2.0
2012 268 751,131 37.9 1.5 1.7 180 604,710 35.6 1.5 1.7 88 146,421 47.2 1.3 1.6
2013 485 1,095,960 36.8 1.4 1.4 323 667,880 33.8 0.7 1.0 162 428,080 41.4 2.5 2.2
2014 247 682,500 45.9 1.5 1.7 180 530,830 47.7 0.9 1.5 67 151,670 39.4 3.5 2.3
2015 214 721,610 43.0 0.8 1.2 130 539,170 39.8 0.6 1.0 84 182,440 52.2 1.5 1.8
2016 32 113,170 58.6 0.9 1.5 27 100,980 54.2 0.9 1.4 5 12,190 95.0 0.7 1.7

Note: Data for 2016 cover the months of January through March. 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 Public sector Private 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)
2007 28 122,690 41.0 3.1 2.8 8 91,380 41.4 3.3 2.8 20 31,310 40.1 2.6 2.7
2008 19 42,650 46.1 2.8 2.9 5 15,990 43.4 3.0 3.0 14 26,660 47.8 2.8 2.9
2009 54 261,610 43.9 2.1 1.6 34 214,860 46.6 2.3 1.7 20 46,750 31.8 1.0 1.1
2010 31 164,300 37.1 1.7 1.7 10 137,970 35.4 1.8 1.7 21 26,330 46.3 1.4 1.8
2011 29 74,920 46.8 1.9 2.2 9 29,830 38.7 2.0 2.1 20 45,090 52.2 1.7 2.2
2012 38 144,461 48.6 1.6 1.8 18 107,430 48.8 1.7 1.7 20 37,031 48.1 1.3 2.1
2013 40 77,520 40.4 1.8 1.9 16 51,440 37.0 1.8 1.8 24 26,080 47.3 1.8 2.1
2014 20 31,160 35.8 1.6 1.7 10 20,170 35.2 1.4 1.4 10 10,990 37.0 2.0 2.1
2015 21 45,680 59.2 2.0 2.4 3 2,070 31.7 1.7 1.7 18 43,610 60.5 2.1 2.4
2016 4 12,900 96.0 0.7 1.6 2 2,920 48.0 2.0 2.0 2 9,980 110.0 0.3 1.5

Note: Data for 2016 cover the months of January through March. 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 Public sector Private 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)
2007 4 4,390 52.2 1.8 1.6 1 820 48.0 0.0 1.5 3 3,570 53.2 2.2 1.6
2008 2 3,300 48.0 8.0 5.0 2 3,300 48.0 8.0 5.0
2009 11 28,500 48.0 8.0 5.0 11 28,500 48.0 8.0 5.0
2010 5 5,040 39.9 2.9 2.2 2 1,370 48.0 8.0 5.0 3 3,670 36.9 1.1 1.2
2011 1 570 48.0 2.5 3.1 1 570 48.0 2.5 3.1
2012 2 1,940 61.8 6.3 4.9 2 1,940 61.8 6.3 4.9
2013 12 20,510 47.2 0.2 1.3 11 19,110 48.0 0.0 1.2 1 1,400 36.0 2.8 2.7
2014 4 15,170 48.0 0.0 1.2 4 15,170 48.0 0.0 1.2
2015
2016

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

Note: Data for 2016 cover the months of January through March. 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 Public sector Private 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)
2007 3 3,090 36.0 2.8 2.8 3 3,090 36.0 2.8 2.8
2008 2 2,900 36.0 3.0 3.0 2 2,900 36.0 3.0 3.0
2009 2 1,800 28.0 3.7 3.6 2 1,800 28.0 3.7 3.6
2010 4 4,260 30.3 2.6 2.7 4 4,260 30.3 2.6 2.7
2011 4 4,850 36.7 1.9 2.0 3 4,290 33.6 1.8 1.9 1 560 60.0 2.5 2.5
2012 2 1,920 22.0 2.0 1.9 2 1,920 22.0 2.0 1.9
2013 3 6,000 47.7 1.0 1.6 3 6,000 47.7 1.0 1.6
2014 3 2,770 42.3 0.7 1.6 3 2,770 42.3 0.7 1.6
2015 1 1,210 48.0 1.5 2.4 1 1,210 48.0 1.5 2.4
2016

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

Note: Data for 2016 cover the months of January through March. 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 Public sector Private 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)
2007 12 18,120 37.0 3.2 3.0 7 13,710 37.0 3.1 3.0 5 4,410 36.9 3.6 3.1
2008 8 14,130 36.0 4.6 4.1 6 10,430 36.0 3.4 3.8 2 3,700 36.0 8.2 4.7
2009 11 18,080 28.6 3.1 2.9 4 12,180 26.6 3.1 2.9 7 5,900 32.5 3.0 2.8
2010 9 15,800 30.8 2.4 1.5 9 15,800 30.8 2.4 1.5
2011 13 32,130 26.2 1.3 1.4 11 28,430 24.9 1.1 1.2 2 3,700 36.0 3.5 3.4
2012 21 27,750 32.6 2.2 2.3 15 21,550 30.0 1.8 2.1 6 6,200 41.8 3.8 3.0
2013 14 33,320 34.2 2.1 2.5 13 32,810 34.2 2.1 2.5 1 510 36.0 2.0 2.5
2014 5 7,690 32.0 2.0 2.3 3 3,990 28.3 2.3 2.7 2 3,700 36.0 1.7 1.8
2015 8 7,960 39.1 2.1 2.1 3 2,830 40.7 1.8 1.9 5 5,130 38.2 2.2 2.1
2016

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

Note: Data for 2016 cover the months of January through March. 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 Public sector Private 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)
2007 3 2,990 40.0 2.4 2.5 2 2,490 40.8 2.2 2.3 1 500 36.0 3.2 3.5
2008 7 24,750 45.1 4.8 3.7 6 23,950 45.4 4.9 3.8 1 800 36.0 2.0 2.0
2009 3 2,700 25.3 5.8 6.0 3 2,700 25.3 5.8 6.0
2010 10 11,990 41.9 1.8 2.2 4 8,030 48.0 0.9 1.7 6 3,960 29.6 3.6 3.1
2011 6 7,910 45.9 -0.1 1.0 5 7,230 46.8 0.0 1.1 1 680 36.0 -1.0 0.0
2012 2 2,690 43.1 1.5 2.0 1 1,590 48.0 0.0 1.0 1 1,100 36.0 3.8 3.5
2013 8 28,370 47.2 0.3 1.1 4 25,670 48.1 0.0 1.0 4 2,700 38.5 2.8 2.2
2014 4 4,520 45.8 0.9 1.6 2 3,370 46.0 0.6 1.5 2 1,150 45.4 1.7 1.9
2015 5 11,400 53.5 1.2 1.2 4 10,800 54.5 1.3 1.2 1 600 36.0 0.0 2.2
2016 1 1,200 48.0 1.0 0.7 1 1,200 48.0 1.0 0.7

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

Note: Data for 2016 cover the months of January through March. 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 Public sector Private 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)
2007 27 197,175 36.7 5.1 3.2 7 8,060 38.8 4.8 3.8 20 189,115 36.6 5.2 3.1
2008 42 71,040 54.7 2.2 2.4 23 45,470 56.4 2.1 2.3 19 25,570 51.8 2.5 2.6
2009 29 33,970 58.4 1.3 2.2 15 21,870 67.4 1.4 2.5 14 12,100 42.0 1.3 1.6
2010 61 528,810 52.2 1.7 1.5 45 359,250 59.5 0.5 1.2 16 169,560 36.6 4.1 2.2
2011 39 106,900 55.1 1.3 1.8 22 88,000 53.0 1.2 1.7 17 18,900 65.1 1.7 2.3
2012 25 34,180 60.2 2.2 2.1 11 21,440 68.6 2.0 1.9 14 12,740 46.1 2.6 2.5
2013 42 202,920 36.3 2.5 2.0 21 32,880 52.0 1.6 2.3 21 170,040 33.3 2.7 2.0
2014 28 100,030 38.1 4.1 2.3 17 16,080 55.4 2.0 1.8 11 83,950 34.7 4.5 2.4
2015 16 25,940 56.4 1.9 1.8 9 16,130 60.1 2.0 1.7 7 9,810 50.3 1.7 1.8
2016 7 45,340 60.0 0.6 1.4 4 43,130 61.7 0.5 1.3 3 2,210 27.2 2.6 2.9

Note: Data for 2016 cover the months of January through March. 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 Public sector Private 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)
2007 113 249,160 33.7 3.0 3.1 44 108,000 29.3 3.0 3.0 69 141,160 37.1 3.0 3.2
2008 156 288,055 42.0 2.7 2.6 128 220,925 40.4 3.1 3.1 28 67,130 47.1 1.2 1.2
2009 148 319,760 41.1 2.2 2.4 118 280,460 42.1 2.3 2.4 30 39,300 33.5 1.3 1.8
2010 104 238,430 38.2 1.8 1.9 34 64,190 32.5 2.3 1.9 70 174,240 40.3 1.6 1.9
2011 85 185,190 38.3 1.2 1.6 52 139,480 37.6 1.1 1.5 33 45,710 40.5 1.6 1.7
2012 74 185,080 40.5 0.8 1.2 43 118,030 34.8 1.0 1.5 31 67,050 50.6 0.3 0.6
2013 253 476,660 30.6 0.9 0.9 190 345,300 28.0 0.3 0.4 63 131,360 37.4 2.2 2.3
2014 59 157,520 36.0 1.2 1.4 42 139,570 34.8 1.1 1.3 17 17,950 45.6 1.5 1.9
2015 72 436,400 38.5 0.4 0.8 50 384,520 36.4 0.3 0.7 22 51,880 54.3 1.4 1.4
2016 6 27,760 46.6 1.3 1.3 6 27,760 46.6 1.3 1.3

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

Note: Data for 2016 cover the months of January through March. 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 Public sector Private 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)
2007 12 14,580 34.9 3.2 3.0 9 12,690 34.8 3.0 2.9 3 1,890 36.0 4.4 4.0
2008 17 34,340 35.8 3.6 3.4 12 27,230 32.2 3.7 3.6 5 7,110 49.5 3.2 2.7
2009 14 30,070 43.6 3.1 2.8 11 25,220 41.9 3.2 3.0 3 4,850 52.3 2.5 2.3
2010 13 30,960 40.9 1.8 2.1 8 25,600 39.4 1.6 1.9 5 5,360 48.4 3.0 2.8
2011 25 38,600 46.8 0.7 1.7 22 35,580 47.4 0.5 1.6 3 3,020 39.4 2.5 3.0
2012 6 7,550 37.7 3.0 2.8 4 6,300 38.0 3.3 2.9 2 1,250 36.0 1.3 2.1
2013 11 15,190 49.2 1.3 2.1 6 8,380 47.9 0.1 1.5 5 6,810 50.8 2.8 2.9
2014 15 35,400 51.1 1.9 1.9 12 29,570 50.5 1.7 1.9 3 5,830 53.8 3.0 2.1
2015 17 36,035 49.3 1.4 1.8 13 32,335 49.0 1.3 1.8 4 3,700 51.9 2.6 2.4
2016 10 20,020 56.1 1.2 1.7 10 20,020 56.1 1.2 1.7

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

Note: Data for 2016 cover the months of January through March. 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 Public sector Private 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)
2007 17 43,580 34.7 4.4 4.1 16 42,620 34.7 4.4 4.1 1 960 36.0 3.0 3.6
2008 6 13,680 49.2 7.6 5.1 3 10,140 46.1 9.2 5.9 3 3,540 57.9 3.0 2.9
2009 2 1,860 22.3 5.0 5.0 2 1,860 22.3 5.0 5.0
2010 13 43,260 42.9 3.3 2.4 11 41,790 43.1 3.2 2.3 2 1,470 36.0 7.7 5.5
2011 13 26,920 38.1 2.4 2.7 10 24,170 37.4 2.2 2.7 3 2,750 44.2 4.2 3.1
2012 4 12,020 24.3 0.4 1.2 4 12,020 24.3 0.4 1.2
2013 12 20,710 43.8 2.2 2.0 8 16,190 41.6 1.8 1.6 4 4,520 51.6 3.4 3.2
2014 16 31,955 53.5 1.9 1.8 14 30,705 53.5 1.9 1.8 2 1,250 53.8 2.3 1.8
2015 7 20,680 45.8 1.8 1.8 5 19,260 46.8 1.9 1.9 2 1,420 32.8 0.5 0.8
2016

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

Note: Data for 2016 cover the months of January through March. 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 Public sector Private 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)
2007 40 94,275 36.2 5.1 4.9 26 65,410 33.4 4.5 4.6 14 28,865 42.3 6.4 5.4
2008 60 145,050 31.7 5.8 4.8 50 114,720 26.7 5.8 4.7 10 30,330 50.4 5.9 4.9
2009 26 34,540 25.4 4.7 4.4 18 27,400 23.3 4.9 4.6 8 7,140 33.6 4.0 3.4
2010 58 119,640 21.4 3.0 3.5 48 105,100 19.4 3.1 3.6 10 14,540 35.9 2.2 2.8
2011 60 140,190 33.5 1.5 2.3 36 75,990 22.0 2.2 2.7 24 64,200 47.2 0.6 1.9
2012 40 112,440 34.0 2.9 2.8 34 107,170 34.6 2.8 2.8 6 5,270 21.5 3.8 3.8
2013 35 64,420 45.0 1.9 1.8 19 31,780 42.7 0.7 0.9 16 32,640 47.2 3.1 2.6
2014 34 96,970 45.2 1.4 2.0 25 84,770 45.2 1.1 1.9 9 12,200 45.0 3.5 2.2
2015 41 85,920 40.1 1.1 1.6 19 37,230 34.2 2.1 1.8 22 48,690 44.6 0.3 1.4
2016 1 1,070 24.0 1.3 1.6 1 1,070 24.0 1.3 1.6

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

Note: Data for 2016 cover the months of January through March. 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 Public sector Private 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)
2007 27 40,010 48.0 2.8 3.0 16 24,900 51.2 2.8 3.0 11 15,110 42.9 2.7 2.8
2008 20 37,550 50.2 3.7 2.5 7 10,260 34.2 2.6 2.3 13 27,290 56.2 4.1 2.6
2009 11 52,310 28.5 2.8 2.8 2 35,350 22.8 3.0 3.0 9 16,960 40.3 2.4 2.2
2010 21 116,390 28.2 0.1 0.2 11 99,530 24.3 0.0 0.0 10 16,860 51.3 0.4 1.5
2011 26 57,820 27.6 0.5 0.5 19 48,360 23.8 0.2 0.2 7 9,460 47.0 1.9 2.2
2012 50 211,350 27.6 1.0 1.2 45 199,750 26.8 0.9 1.1 5 11,600 42.1 2.1 2.1
2013 52 140,860 46.8 1.3 1.7 31 95,140 33.9 1.1 1.6 21 45,720 73.6 1.8 1.9
2014 58 198,605 57.8 0.3 1.4 47 183,955 58.5 0.2 1.3 11 14,650 48.8 1.9 2.0
2015 25 49,585 57.7 1.3 1.4 22 31,985 60.0 0.2 1.2 3 17,600 53.4 3.4 1.8
2016 3 4,880 35.5 1.4 1.7 3 4,880 35.5 1.4 1.7

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

Note: Data for 2016 cover the months of January through March. 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 Public sector Private 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)
2007 1 3,200 36.0 3.0 3.0 1 3,200 36.0 3.0 3.0
2008 1 2,100 48.0 1.0 4.4 1 2,100 48.0 1.0 4.4
2009 1 4,000 36.0 2.0 2.4 1 4,000 36.0 2.0 2.4
2010 2 4,000 36.0 2.0 2.2 2 4,000 36.0 2.0 2.2
2011 1 710 48.0 4.5 2.7 1 710 48.0 4.5 2.7
2012 3 7,510 46.7 1.1 2.0 3 7,510 46.7 1.1 2.0
2013 1 3,180 36.0 2.0 1.9 1 3,180 36.0 2.0 1.9
2014 1 710 48.0 3.0 1.7 1 710 48.0 3.0 1.7
2015 1 800 36.0 1.5 1.7 1 800 36.0 1.5 1.7
2016

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

Note: Data for 2016 cover the months of January through March. 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.

Multiprovince
All sectors Public sector Private 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)
2007 2 5,900 36.0 2.9 3.0 2 5,900 36.0 2.9 3.0
2008
2009
2010 2 8,500 36.0 3.5 2.5 2 8,500 36.0 3.5 2.5
2011
2012 1 2,240 36.0 2.1 2.5 1 2,240 36.0 2.1 2.5
2013 2 6,300 42.8 3.8 2.0 2 6,300 42.8 3.8 2.0
2014
2015
2016

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

Note: Data for 2016 cover the months of January through March. 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.