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Collective Bargaining Agreements (CBA) negotiated by both the trade union and employer are posted online once they are submitted to Alberta Labour’s 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. No subscription or password is required.
The CBAs have been prepared in PDF format. Documents retain the original format, complete with text and graphics. Adobe Acrobat is needed to open these files and is available to download at no charge from Adobe.
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.
Please include the following:
- date of ratification
- number of employees covered by the collective agreement
- Alberta Labour Relations Board (ALRB) certificate number(s), if applicable
The province uses this data to produce reports such as the Bargaining Update which provides labour relations and collective bargaining information for the public.
- Alberta CBA listings
- Active ALRB certificates
- British Columbia CBA listings
- British Columbia bargaining database
- Ontario CBA listings
- Ontario collective bargaining highlights
- Newfoundland and Labrador
Federal databases and information
Other CBA listings
- U.S.A Department of Labor Contracts Database
If you have content you would like to see added to this list, contact the CBA Analyst.
CBA frequently asked questions
Why can't I find the agreement I'm looking for?
The Collective Bargaining Agreements (CBAs) posted on this website are those submitted in accordance with section 132 of the Labour Relations Code.
If an agreement has not yet been ratified, or a final copy has not been submitted, it will not appear on this website.
The government is subject to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act with respect to making agreements available that contain personal information like the names of employees. Such information will be redacted prior to the agreement being made available for search.
Why should I file my agreement with the Government of Alberta?
Filing your collective agreement, as required under section 132 of the Labour Relations Code, helps improve the quality of information on collective bargaining settlements. The province uses this data to produce reports such as Bargaining Update which provides labour relations and collective bargaining information for the public.
After an agreement is ratified how long does it take for the parties to draft and sign the new collective agreement?
Once an agreement has been negotiated it may go through several changes before a final copy is signed and filed which can take months.
Where can I find supporting documents, such as Amendments and Letters of Understanding?
Where can I find agreements for other jurisdictions?
If you are looking for agreements in other Provinces, or federal agreements, several resources can be accessed through the Resource List.
Why are only two agreements kept for each bargaining relationship?
Where can I find collective agreements for TV and movie productions?
Where can I find information on Alberta Labour Relations Board certificates?
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 visit the Alberta Labour Relations Board.
Where can I file supporting documents?
Who do I contact about the search page?
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