Canada’s construction union wage rate index unchanged in June

Composite index increased 1.2 per cent over the year
|labour-reporter.com|Last Updated: 07/21/2011

Canada’s Construction Union Wage Rate Index remained unchanged in June compared with May, according to Statistics Canada. Last month, the index increased 0.6 per cent over April’s index.

June’s composite index increased by 1.4 per cent compared with June 2010. Last month, the composite index increased 1.2 per cent over May 2010.

In the April, the most recent month for which numbers are available, the average hourly wage rate for construction workers was $27.60.

The Construction Union Wage Rate Index series measure monthly changes over time in the collective agreement hourly rates, where they exist, for 16 trades engaged in building construction in 22 metropolitan areas.

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