As predicted by HR Legalist in May, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has vetoed a democratic-backed measure that would have gradually increased New Jersey’s minimum wage from $8.38 to $15 per hour over a four-year period.  In today’s veto message from a grocery store in Pennington, NJ, and in a press release, the Governor paraphrased many concerns previously raised by the business community in opposition to the bill, including increased supply and labor costs, potential price increases or layoffs, and pressure on businesses to leave New Jersey. Continue Reading