New state minimum-wage laws and a proposed hike in the federal minimum wage are likely to spark a new wave of wage-and-hour lawsuits, employment attorneys predict.

Many new state laws conflict with federal guidelines and mandate stricter record-keeping requirements for employers, which could provide plaintiffs greater ammunition to support wage and overtime actions. Workplace scenarios expected to wind up in litigation include:

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