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Guest Speaker: Christine Walters, J.D., MAS, SHRM-SCP, SPHR

In the last five years, the number of states that have legalized adult, recreational use of marijuana has nearly tripled. Add to that, states and local jurisdictions enacting laws restricting or limiting when, how and for whom employers may conduct related testing or inquiries.

All this leaves employers pondering how to provide and enforce a safe workplace, require that employees be fit-for-duty, and navigate conflicting federal, state and local mandates.

Join this interactive program as we review the latest trends, statistics, and challenges impacting employment practices along with proactive practices.

This program has been pre-approved by HRCI and SHRM for 1.0 continuing education credit.

Christine Walters


Christine Walters is the CEO of the FiveL Company and works as an independent consultant providing proactive human resources and employment law consulting services and training programs. She has more than 25 years’ combined experience in management, HR administration, employment law practice, and teaching. A recipient of national and regional awards, she has testified before U.S. Congressional and state legislative committees and administrative agencies on employment issues. 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.

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