Retention of Money by Deduction of Set-Off
October 14, 1996 - March 7, 2005
The Yukon Workers' Compensation Health and Safety Board purchases goods and services from vendors, service providers or other entities. On occasion, goods or services are purchased from a vendor, service provider or other entity and that vendor, service provider or entity owes the board an amount as a debt or obligation due to the Compensation Fund. The Board may by application of this policy retain, as a deduction or set-off, the entire amount, or a portion of the amount, owed to the board.
This policy does not apply to the recovery of overpaid compensation which is addressed by the Policy Statement, CL-43, Recovery of Overpaid Compensation.
Recovery of Overpaid Compensation
The Workers' Compensation Act gives authority to the Workers' Compensation Health and Safety Board to recover any overpaid compensation which has been paid to a claimant, or their dependants, for which they are not entitled. All claims decisions are app