OHS Insider Month in Review – November 2017: Yukon Territory
LAWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
Oct. 12: Yukon’s already high premiums costs are going up another 6¢ to $1.93 per $100 of assessable payroll. Of the 3,576 employers paying higher rates, those in the Construction High rate group will take the biggest hit with a 10.3% increase, followed by Construction Medium at 9.8% and Services Medium at 8.5%. Only 250 employers will see their rates drop.
Oct. 18: The government announced that child care centres and family day homes will have to implement radon testing and mitigation measures to secure and keep their licences. The specific radon testing rules will be developed and phased-in with industry input.