Impacts of COVID-19 on Yukon nominees and employers

As a result of impacts of COVID-19, the Department of Economic Development has taken steps to address impacts to the Yukon Nominee Program.

Full-time work hours requirement

Foreign nationals working in Yukon through the Yukon Nominee Program will not be required to meet the standard requirement of full-time work hours.

What if you experience a layoff or reduced work hours?

Yukon nominees who experience layoffs or reduced work hours will not be issued the standard 90-day notice to find new employment. This change will remain in effect for the duration of the public health emergency.

Frequently Asked Questions

We have put together a list of frequently asked questions to assist you on COVID-19 impacts on employers and nominees. 

Contact: 

We know you may have questions or concerns and we're here to help. Do not hesitate to contact us.

For questions about this or other immigration issues email yukon.nominee@gov.yk.ca, or phone 867-667-5131, toll free in Yukon 1-800-661-0407 extension 5131.