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  • Content last reviewed: November 2014

Collective Bargaining Information Services collects, analyses and distributes information on the province's collective bargaining relationships.

Services focus on labour relations activity in Ontario and include the provision of comprehensive information on small, medium and large-sized workplaces.

What services are available?

Publications

Monthly and annual publications on:

  • collective bargaining trends
  • recent settlements
  • wage developments
  • work stoppages
  • upcoming bargaining

The Collective Bargaining Highlights are available on the Publications page. To be added to our publications distribution list, please call 416-326-1260 or e-mail.

File your agreement

You can file a Collective Bargaining Agreement by emailing the ministry at cbis@ontario.ca. Please include the following:

  • Date of ratification
  • Number of employees covered by the collective agreement

Research Services

Customized computer extracts can be tailored to specific sectors, industries or regions on a variety of subjects including:

  • wage and benefit trends
  • contract provisions
  • outcomes of the bargaining process
  • selected industries or unions

Please call (416) 326-1260 and ask to speak with a Labour Relations Information Specialist.

Collective Agreements on File

The province's 11,500 collective agreements are on file in the Ministry's Toronto office which is open to the public, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., or by appointment. Copies may also be ordered by telephone, mail or fax. The collection is accessible by:

  • industry
  • employer
  • union
  • location

Please call (416) 326-1260 to order copies of collective agreements.

Are there any costs?

  Collective agreements Arbitration awards Publications Customized computer runs
Photocopies --self-serve 35¢/page 50¢/page free not applicable
Photocopies --by staff 50¢/page 50¢/page free not applicable
By fax 50¢/page $1/page free $47.25
By e-mail $5/agreement 50¢/page free $47.25

HST will be added to all charges. Documents can be sent by courier at cost.

Payment Method

Payment can be made by credit card or debit card. Email is not a secure medium and should not be used for such transactions. To help protect financially sensitive data, any email messages received containing credit card or debit card information will not be processed. Instead, please provide such information by calling (416) 326-1260 and ask to speak with a Monitoring Assistant.