Payment of Interest on Compensation Benefits

Payment of Interest on Compensation Benefits

Effective Dates

June 30, 2008 - June 29, 2019

Policy Code

EL-03

General Information

The Workers’ Compensation Act S.Y. 2008 (the "Act") requires that where compensation is payable, the decision-maker, hearing officer, or the Workers’ Compensation Appeal Tribunal (Tribunal) shall order that interest be paid on such compensation in accordance with a Yukon Workers’ Compensation Health and Safety Board (YWCHSB) policy and the YWCHSB shall pay such interest.

It is recognized that the support and engagement of employers and service providers is an integral part of ensuring quick and effective adjudication of claims so that interest payments will not be necessary.

Purpose

This policy provides direction to the YWCHSB on the payment of interest on compensation benefits.

Payment of Interest on Compensation Benefits

March 31, 2000 - June 30, 2008 | CL-52 | Claims

Recovery of Overpaid Compensation

December 31, 2011 - December 31, 2015 | EL-04 | Earnings Loss

Merits and Justice of the Case

December 31, 2013 and still in effect | EN-02 | Entitlement