Department: Community Services | Agency website >>
Address: 307 Black Street, Box 2703 (C-7), Whitehorse, Yukon, Y1A 2C6
Phone: 867-667-667-5944, 1-800-661-0408 local 5944 | Fax: 867-393-6317
The Board hears appeals of certificates and other decisions made by the Director of Employment Standards, recommends minimum wage and fair wage schedule rates to Cabinet, and advises the Minister on matters referred to it. The Board has the authority to make orders fixing the minimum wage and to establish minimum call-in hours, maximum deductions for room and board among other things. Before these orders of the Board come into effect, they must be approved by Cabinet.
Period: 1984 to present
Type: Adjudicative; Advisory
The Minister appoints 5 members. There is 1 Chair, 2 members representative of employers and 2 members representative of employees.
Appointment process: Ministerial appointment
Requirements: No legislated criteria required to join.
Term: 3 years or less and eligible for reappointment (Minister may specify a shorter term).
Meetings: As required.
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