Public Service Commission

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Branches and units

Human Resource Units - Their Role

Human resource management in the Yukon government is provided by the Public Service Commission (PSC), Human Resource units in each of the line departments, and the Human Resource Management Advisory Committee (HRMAC).

  • The Public Service Commission establishes and maintains corporate human resource legislation, policies, strategies, and programs.
  • Departmental Human Resource units manage the delivery of human resource programs for the managers and staff in their departments, and develop department specific processes, programs and strategies.
  • HRMAC, the third entity, is made up of departmental human resource managers/directors and the directors of the Public Service Commission. HRMAC is a sub-committee of the Deputy Ministers' Review Committee (DMRC). The committee reports to the Deputy's Committee on Human Resources (DMHR) and works in partnership with Public Service Commission to provide input to, analysis of, and recommendations on corporate human resource strategies, policies, standards, procedures and guidelines within the Yukon government, and undertakes human resource management projects and related tasks as requested by DMHR.

 

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Where do you go if you have questions about employment matters?

 

Your departmental Human Resource unit is your primary contact and will answer your questions about such things as:

  • pay
  • leave credits and entitlements
  • any allowances or premiums that you may be entitled to
  • process for participating in training courses
  • grievance process
  • collective agreement or human resource policies
  • conditions which apply to your employment category (term, permanent, auxiliary, casual, etc.)
  • job description and classification
  • classification appeal process
  • staffing
  • internal training and development opportunities
  • employee relations issues
  • accommodation and reintegration

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Processes which require that you contact the PSC directly.

Processes which require that you contact the PSC directly.

 

There are some processes which require that you contact the PSC directly. These are:

  • pension issues
  • group insurance benefit problem resolution
  • deferred salary leave
  • relocation and removal


Whenever in doubt about who to call, check with your departmental human resource unit first. 

Whenever in doubt about who to call, check with your departmental human resource unit first.  Most of the time they are the people who can help you.

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