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    Annual Employment Law, Legislative, and Regulatory Update

    Date: September 11, 2024, 8:00am – 12:00pm
    Shari Arends - President
    14950 Cooperative Place
    Hughesville, MD 20637

    $25 Member Rate, $50 Non-Member Rate
    Event Type:
    Half-Day Meeting
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    8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. - Registration & Breakfast

    8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. - HRASM Meeting

    9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - “Annual Employment Law, Legislative, and Regulatory Update”

    Annual Employment Law, Legislative & Regulatory Update:

    Join HRASM for this this  in-person, interactive and engaging event will review legal, legislative, and regulatory developments and trends in 2024 that are impacting HR policies, practices, and programs. Topics will cover proactive practices and pitfalls to avoid: pre-employment, in employment, and post-employment.

    Learning objectives:

    • Name and describe at least two federal regulatory actions in 2024 impacting HR and employment practices.
    • Explain what litigation trends put your organization at risk and what strategies you can employ to reduce the risk.
    • Describe at least two opportunities you have in 2024-25 to advocate and shape public policy on employment-related matters.

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

    What Sets FiveL Company Apart? —

    Ms. Walters has more than 25 years’ experience in HR administration, employment law practice, and teaching. She has been engaged as an expert witness for the defense, presented at conferences across the country, testified before U.S. Congressional and state legislative committees and federal administrative agencies on various HR and employment law issues.

    Ms. Walters has been interviewed and quoted in a variety of media including television, radio and print media. Her first book, “From Hello to Goodbye: Proactive Tips for Maintaining Positive Employee Relations” was a SHRMStore “Great 8” best-seller for eight consecutive years and provides readers with 3.0 SHRM credits!

    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 is licensed to practice law in the state of Maryland.

    Registration is OPEN
    Registration Closes on Septemebr 9, 2024