Recovery of Overpaid Compensation

Recovery of Overpaid Compensation

Effective Dates

June 30, 2008 - December 31, 2011

Policy Code


General Information

This policy establishes the principles that will guide the Yukon Workers’ Health and Safety Board (YWCHSB) in its recovery of overpayments to injured workers. The principles attempt to strike a fair balance between the YWCHSB’s fiscal responsibilities and the interests of injured workers, dependents and employers. The YWCHSB strives to prevent overpayments.  

Recovery of Overpaid Compensation

November 16, 1993 - June 30, 2008 | CL-43 | Policies prior to July 1, 2022

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

Loss of Earnings for a Worker Age 63 or Older

December 8, 1993 - June 30, 2008 | CL-45 | Policies prior to July 1, 2022

Merits and Justice of the Case

June 30, 2008 - December 16, 2013 | EN-02 | Policies prior to July 1, 2022