By Payroll and Entitlements Editorial Staff
On August 9, New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu vetoed Senate Bill 10, which would have raised the state’s minimum hourly rate in stages to $12 per hour by 2022. In his veto statement, the governor said the bill “would have a detrimental effect on not only the very Granite Staters it purports to help, but also the New Hampshire Advantage.” He noted that in 2018, only 0.0015% of New Hampshire workers earned a minimum wage or less, and of that almost 90% were tipped employees.
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