Advanced Education Branch
Prepares Yukoners for the labour force through education, training, employment and other services.
We educate staff and answer your questions about the Employment Standards Act. This includes investigating wage complaints and more.
General Holidays: New Year's Day, Good Friday, Victoria Day, Canada Day, Discovery Day, Labour Day, Thanksgiving Day, Remembrance Day, and Christmas Day. The public service and some others may also observe Heritage Day, Easter Monday and Boxing Day.
Licences - Professional
Consumer Services manages licensing for many professions including, but not limited to: insurance, collection, real estate, security guards, optometrists, dentists, chiropractors and second-hand dealers.
Liquor Service Training Program
Be A Responsible Server (B.A.R.S.) is a free training program offered to licensees, premise managers, servers, and permit holders that can be adjusted to suit your specific needs. It is available in-person or in a self-study version.
Minimum Wage regulations
Questions and answers about minimum wage regulations.
Reporting workplace injury or illness (for an employer)
Report a worker's illness or injury online, to the Yukon Workers' Comensataion Health and Safety Board.
Student Training and Employment Program (STEP) and Summer Career Placement
If you're a full-time Yukon post-secondary student and plan to resume your studies in the fall, STEP or Summer Career Placement may be for you. Yukon Employers can apply for wage subsidies under both programs.
Apprenticeship combines supervised, on-the-job training with classroom instruction at a technical institute. In Yukon, you can train as an apprentice in 43 different trades.