Department of Community Services

Employment Standards

Employment Standards

National Aboriginal Day

The Government of Yukon conducted a survey last summer that asked Yukoners their thoughts on making National Aboriginal Day, June 21, a statutory holiday.

View the results:

Summary report  (519 KB)

Full report  (730 KB)

Copies are available upon request from the Community Services' Employment Standards branch  at: (867) 667-5944.


Minimum Wage Increase

A reminder for all Yukon employers that effective April 1, 2017, the minimum wage will increase from  $11.07 to $11.32 per hour.

Visit the Fair Wage Schedule page.


Contact Employment Standards 

307 Black Street
Whitehorse, Yukon
Y1A 2N1

Mailing Address
Box 2703 (C-7)
Whitehorse, Yukon
Y1A 2C6

Hours of Operation
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Phone: (867) 667-5944
Toll free (in Yukon): 1-800-661-0408 local 5944
Fax: (867) 393-6317