Labour Relations Outlook

Perspectives From the Bargaining Table

The Labour Relations Outlook explores key themes in collective bargaining, such as forecasted wage increases for unionized employees in 2023, the post-pandemic union–management climate, and key bargaining priorities and challenges that are expected to come up at the bargaining table this year.

Part 1: The Bargaining Environment

Part 1 of the Labour Relations Outlook takes a quantitative approach, providing Canadian labour relations professionals with an overview of the current economic environment and exploring projected wage increases and salary freezes for unionized employees in 2023. 

OverviewWage IncreasesSalary Freezes
A brief overview of the current economic environment.Projected 2023 wage increases for unionized employees, broken down by region, industry, and sectorProjected salary freezes for unionized organizations in 2023.
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