The main duty of the Workers' Advocate is to advise workers and the dependants of deceased workers on the workers' compensation process, and the meaning and effect of compensation claims.
The Workers' Advocate can also assist or represent a worker when negotiating a claim. This could include representation before an adjudicator, hearing officer or an appeal committee.
The Workers' Advocate is a member of the public service appointed to fulfill the duties outlined in section 109 of the Workers' Compensation Act [228KB ].
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Department of Justice
Government of Yukon
Box 2703 (Q-1)
Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2C6
206C Lowe Street
Whitehorse, Yukon YIA 2W6
Phone: (867) 667-5324
Toll Free (in Yukon): 1-800-661-0408, local 5324