Construction Union Wage Rate Index, July 2012
The Construction Union Wage Rate Index (including supplements) for Canada was unchanged in July compared with the previous month. The composite index increased 2.6% compared with July 2011.
Note to readers
Union wage rates are published for 16 trades in 22 metropolitan areas for both the basic rates and rates including selected supplementary payments. The indexes (2007=100) are calculated for the same metropolitan areas and are published for those where a majority of trades are covered by current collective agreements.
This release presents indexes that are not seasonally adjusted. The union wage rates and indexes published are subject to a 30-month revision period after dissemination of a given month's data.
Definitions, data sources and methods: survey number survey number2307.
The second quarter 2012 issue of Capital Expenditure Price Statistics (Catalogue number62-007-X, free) will be available in October.
The construction union wage rate indexes for August will be released on September 20.
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