• Small and medium-sized enterprises continue to be Yukon’s largest private sector employer.
  • Yukoners enjoy a very high quality of life.
  • Yukon is home to one of the world’s largest iron ore deposits and one of the world’s largest undeveloped lead-zinc districts.
  • Yukon businesses are leading the way.
  • Yukon is open for business.
  • Yukon’s workforce is highly educated, skilled, motivated and productive.
  • Yukon has been a site location for a number of feature films including the 20th Century Fox's, "The Big Year" starring Steve Martin, Owen Wilson and Jack Black.
  • Partnerships are key to our success.

Payroll and Benefits

The Government of Yukon fosters a competitive and fair employee compensation environment. It is strongly recommended that prospective businesses and investors become familiar with payroll and benefit legislation found in the Employment Standards Act.

More information and a comprehensive breakdown can be found here.


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