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Collective Bargaining Agreements (CBA) negotiated by both the trade union and employer are posted online once they are submitted to the Director of Mediation Services, as outlined in the Labour Relations Code.
You can view, print or download the complete text of each agreement. This is a free service and no subscription or password is required.
The CBAs are in PDF format and retain the original format, complete with text and graphics.
Find an agreement
The CBAs are submitted in accordance with section 132 of the Labour Relations Code. All collective agreements that are filed are displayed. If an agreement has not yet been ratified it will not appear in the list. If a final copy has not been submitted the agreement will not be available for download.
If you are looking for any additional documents relating to Collective Bargaining Agreements, or for a particular production, contact us.
If you wish to find out if a particular bargaining relationship has been certified, or would like a listing of all active certified bargaining relationships within Alberta, contact the Alberta Labour Relations Board.
If you are looking for agreements in other Provinces, or federal agreements, several resources are listed below.
Note: the Alberta government is subject to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. All personal information is redacted prior to the agreement being made available for search.
New collective agreements
Once an agreement has been negotiated, it may go through several changes before a final copy is signed and filed, which can take months. Once final, it will be made available here.
File a CBA
The Labour Relations Code requires unions and employers to file a copy of their collective agreement with the Director of Mediation Services. Section 150.1 of the Labour Relations Code requires the filing of collective agreements within 30 days after entering into the agreement.
For more information, contact Mediation Services.
Include the following:
- date of ratification – date on which terms were agreed to, not the signing date
- number of employees covered by the collective agreement
- Alberta Labour Relations Board (ALRB) certificate numbers, if applicable
Filing your collective agreement helps improve the quality of information on collective bargaining settlements. The province uses this data to produce reports such as the Bargaining Update which provides labour relations and collective bargaining information for the public.
Documents supporting the collective agreement such as Amendments, Letters of Understanding and Wage Re-opener results must also be filed by email or by contacting the CBA Analyst.
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- British Columbia bargaining database
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- Ontario collective bargaining highlights
- Newfoundland and Labrador
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