Collective Bargaining Ontario

We provide neutral collective bargaining information. The resources and tools are aimed at supporting a successful and stable labour relations climate by providing access to open and transparent information.


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Collective agreements contain provisions which set out the employment terms and conditions for employees, and which regulate the rights, privileges and duties of employees, employers, and unions.

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Collective Bargaining Reports

Collective Bargaining Highlights
Overview of collective bargaining activity in Ontario

Expiring Collective Agreements
Expiring collective agreements by date, industry, sector, union, etc.

Industry Snapshot
Industry-specific yearly snapshots of collective bargaining data

Employer Listing Report
List of active employer and union bargaining relationships

Collective Agreements Interactive Search
Search for collective agreements and interest arbitration awards filed with MLITSD

Customized Agreements Listing
Customize and view collective agreement listings using advanced search refiners by employer, union, industry, legislation, etc.


Labour Relations Services

The ministry is currently not accepting requests for labour relations services by mail or fax. Please submit your requests and collective agreements online.

Online

Request conciliation and arbitration assistance

Trade unions and employers can apply online to the Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development for neutral conciliation and arbitration assistance.

File your collective agreement online

Bargaining parties can file their collective agreements online with the Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development.

Search

Search for collective agreements (new and improved)

Houses public and private sector collective agreements in Ontario. Search collective agreements and their associated generations via the self-serve, online portal.

Search for grievance arbitration awards (new and improved)

A self-serve, online service that allows Ontarians to search for grievance arbitration awards that have been filed pursuant to the Labour Relations Act, 1995 with the Minister of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development since 2014.

Resolve

Resolve workplace grievances through mediation

Learn how to get help resolving grievances in a unionized workplace through the appointment of a grievance mediator from the Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development.

Resolve workplace grievances through arbitration

Learn how to get help resolving grievances in a unionized workplace through the appointment of a grievance arbitrator.


Recent announcements

Agreements settled in December 2023:

  • Ontario Government (correctional services) and OPSEU (approximately 8,500 employees)
    A three-year arbitrated renewal agreement, effective from January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2024. Wage increases of 3% in each of the first and third years and 3.5% in the second year for all classifications except nurses. Special adjustments of 1% for the Correctional Officers, Youth workers, Probation Officers/Probation and Parole Officers on January 1, 2022. Nurses will receive wage increases of 3% in each of the first and third years and 0.875% in the second year, and a new wage grid effective April 1, 2024. Additional of $2 per hour to all steps for RPN on January 1, 2024 prior to general wage increase. Effective January 1, 2024, elimination of the first three steps of the Correctional Supervisor wage grid.
  • Ontario College Of Art & Design University and OPSEU, Local 576 (approximately 495 employees)
    A three-year renewal agreement, effective from June 1, 2021 to May 31, 2024. Wage increases of 1% on June 1, 2021, 1% on June 1, 2022, 1% on January 1, 2023, 1.5% on June 1, 2023 and 1.5% on January 1, 2024.
  • Trent University (unit 1, part-time instructors) and CUPE, Local 3908 (approximately 377 employees)
    A four-year renewal agreement, effective from September 1, 2023 to August 31, 2027. Wage increases of 3% each year. Market adjustment of 4% for Course Instructors only on January 1, 2024.
  • City of Ottawa (summer employment – aquatics Branch) and CUPE, Local 503 (approximately 904 employees)
    A five-year arbitrated renewal agreement, effective from January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2024. Wage increases of 1.8% in the first and fourth years, 1.5% in the second year, 1.75% in the third year, and 2% in the fifth year. Effective April 1, 2024, wage adjustments of $1 and $2.50 based on job classification.
  • Metro Ontario (Food Basics) and United Food and Commercial Workers, Local 175 (approximately 7,729 employees)
    A five-year renewal agreement, effective from August 20, 2023 to August 19, 2028. Wage increases of $1.50 at date of ratification, $0.50 on January 14, 2024, $0.75 on February 16, 2025, $0.70 on February 15, 2026, $0.70 on February 14, 2027 and $0.35 on February 13, 2028 for all full-time at end rates. Non-student part-time employees who are at or above end rate will receive $1 at date of ratification, S0.50 on January 14, 2024 and February 16, 2025, $0.45 on February 15, 2026, $0.40 on Feb 14, 2027 and $0.35 on February 13, 2028. Signing bonus of $1,000 for active full-time employees who are on the payroll, $500 for active part-time employees who are at or above end rate, and $100 for all other active part-time employees.
  • Community Living Brant and CUPE, Local 181 (approximately 203 employees)
    A two-year renewal agreement, effective from April 1, 2023 to March 31, 2025. Wage increases of 0.75% on April 1, 2023, 1% on October 1, 2023 and 2% on April 1, 2024.
  • Ontario Power Generation Inc. (Nuclear/Non-Nuclear) and Society of United Professionals, Local 160 (approximately 3,443 employees)
    A two-year arbitrated renewal agreement, effective from January 1, 2024 to December 31, 2025. Wage increases of 3.75% in the first year and 3.25% in the second year. Administrative adjustment of 1% effective January 1, 2024.

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