Payment of Interest on Compensation Benefits

Payment of Interest on Compensation Benefits

Effective Dates

June 30, 2019 and still in effect

Policy Code

EL-03

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. 

 

Payment of Interest on Compensation Benefits

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

Payment of Interest on Compensation Benefits

June 30, 2008 - June 29, 2019 | EL-03 | Earnings Loss

Merits and Justice of the Case

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