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Yukon minimum wage

As of April 1, 2018 the minimum wage in Yukon increased to $11.51 per hour. All employers must pay employees the hourly minimum wage or higher.

Minimum wage is adjusted on April 1 every year. This adjustment is based on the Consumer Price Index for Whitehorse. The new rate is published several weeks in advance of April 1 to give employers time to adjust to the new rate.

How are wage rates for government contracts set?

Workers on Government of Yukon public works contracts

The Fair Wage Schedule sets the wage rates for workers on Government of Yukon public works contracts. Rates are adjusted on April 1 every year based on the Consumer Price Index for Whitehorse.

Contractors and sub-contractors

Contractors and sub-contractors must pay the most up-to-date Fair Wage Schedule rate.