Canada’s Construction Union Wage Rate Index remained unchanged in October 2011 compared with September, according to Statistics Canada. September’s rate was also remained unchanged from August’s.
October’s composite index increased by 1.2 per cent compared with October 2010.
In August, the most recent month for which numbers are available, the average hourly wage rate for construction workers was $26.45, compared with the previous month’s average hourly wage rate of $26.56.
The Construction Union Wage Rate Index series measures 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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