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Policies

Policy EL-03 - Payment of Interest on Compensation Benefits

Effective Dates

July 1, 2019 and still in effect

Series

Earnings Loss

General Information

Section 31 of the Workers’ Compensation Act, S.Y. 2008, c. 12 (the “Act”) requires Yukon Workers’ Compensation Health and Safety Board’s (YWCHSB) decision makers, hearing officers and the Workers’ Compensation Appeal Tribunal (WCAT) to order the payment of interest on compensation benefits according to a Board of Directors’ policy.

Purpose

This policy outlines when an injured worker, spouse or dependent of a deceased worker may be entitled to interest on compensation benefits and how that interest is calculated.