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    “Annual Employment Law, Legislative, and Regulatory Update”

    Date: November 10, 2022, 7:30am – 11:45am
    Debbie Gray - SHRM-CP
    SMECO - Engineering and Operations Center
    14950 Cooperative Place, Hughesville, MD 20637
    Enter through gate, park in the far parking lots and enter the building on that end.
    $25 Member, $40 Non- Member
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    7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. - Registration & Breakfast

    8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. - HRASM Meeting

    8:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. - “Annual Employment Law, Legislative, and Regulatory Update”

    Annual Employment Law, Legislative & Regulatory Update:

    Join HRASM for this in-person presentation as we review legal, legislative and regulatory updates and trends over the last 12 months including and not limited to:

    • Federal rules, regulations and guidance issued by federal agencies like the U.S. EEOC, DOL, OFCCP, OSHA, and NLRB impacting how employers administer ADA, ADEA, FLSA, FMLA, NLRA, PDA, Title VII, and more (enough alphabet soup?!?);
    • Paid Family Medical Leave
    • Court decisions, including SCOTUS, that have or are on the horizon and poised to impact your employment practices; plus
    • HR & Employment law “hot topics” and state legislative trends 

    PLUS: A brief summary of the 442th session of the Maryland General Assembly and what may be on the horizon for 2022.

    SPEAKER: Christine V. Walters, JD, MAS, SHRM-SCP, SPHR – FiveL Company 

    What Sets FiveL Company Apart? —

    Ms. Walters has more than 25 years’ combined experience in management, HR administration, employment law practice, and teaching.

    She has received national and regional awards, presented at conferences across the country, been engaged as an expert witness for the defense, and testified before U.S. Congressional and state legislative committees and administrative agencies on employment issues.

    Her book, “From Hello to Goodbye: Proactive Tips for Maintaining Positive Employee Relations” is now in its 2nd edition and has been one of the publisher’s “Great 8” best-sellers for eight consecutive years and provides readers with 3.0 SHRM credits!

    Today Ms. Walters works as an independent consultant providing proactive human resources and employment law consulting services and training programs doing business as FiveL Company, “Helping Leaders Limit their Liability by Learning the Law.”SM

    Throughout her career, Ms. Walters has been honored with awards and accolades including:

    • Nominee – Daily Record’s “Leadership in Law” Award, 2012
    • Nominee – Small Business of the Year Award – Maryland Chamber of Commerce, 2011
    • Small Business of the Year Award – B/W Corridor Chamber of Commerce, 2010
    • Nominee – Daily Record’s “Leadership in Law” Award, 2009
    • Finalist – Maryland Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year Award, 2009
    • President’s Award – B/W Corridor Chamber of Commerce, 2003
    • Capitol Award – Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), 2002
    • Outstanding Leadership Award – American Society for Healthcare Human Resource Administration (ASHHRA), 1997
    • Best Practices Award – ASHHRA, 1996

    After working nearly ten years in human resources administration, Ms. Walters started FiveL Company in 1998 as a part-time practice while working full-time at the Johns Hopkins University as Program Director and Interim Department Chair. She discontinued FiveL Company when she joined the law firm of Saul Ewing LLP in 2000 and restarted the practice when she ventured out on her own to provide full-time human resources and employment law consulting in September 2002.

    Ms. Walters also served as an adjunct faculty member of the Johns Hopkins University from 1999 to 2006, teaching graduate, undergraduate and certification level courses.

    Ms. Walters demonstrates her commitment to supporting and advancing the needs and interests of the business community and human resources profession by currently serving in a number of volunteer leadership roles including:

    Ms. Walters is licensed to practice law in the state of Maryland.

    Registration is Closed