LAWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
July 15: The Employment Standards Board completed public review of the Yukon minimum wage.
June 17: Workers’ comp claims accepted were up a bit and the system remains well funded at 143% albeit slightly down from 150% in 2016. That’s the basic takeaway from the YWCHSB’s newly published 2017 Annual Report.
Yukon Injuries & Workers’ Comp Claims: 2017 vs. 2016
|Lost-time injury rate||2.0||2.1|
|Permanent impairment awards||35||42|