Department of Community Services

Employment Standards

Employment Standards

National Aboriginal Day survey

National Aboriginal Day is a day for all people in Yukon and Canada to celebrate and recognize the rich heritage, cultures and achievements of aboriginal peoples in our territory and across the country.

The Yukon government is seeking public input from May 16– July 16 on the possibility of National Aboriginal Day becoming an additional statutory holiday in Yukon.

News release

Background information

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Minimum Wage Increase

A reminder for all Yukon employers that effective April 1, 2016, the minimum wage will increase from $10.86 to $11.07 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