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Yukon’s minimum safe set to increase by $1 to $13.71 in April

By Jackie Hong February 21, 2020 Minimum wage in the Yukon is set to increase by $1 per hour come April 1. In a press release Feb. 20, the Yukon government announced that minimum wage in the territory will be $13.71 per hour beginning in April, up from the current rate of $12.71. The change is a two per cent increase based on the 2019 consumer price index for Whitehorse, the press release said, plus an additional 75 cents. The Yukon government approved the increase after an order made by the Employment Standards Board, which considered things like changes in the annual consumer price index (a measure that examines the baseline cost of ...