Carroll County Chamber of Commerce Member Luncheon

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Carroll County Chamber of Commerce Member Luncheon

September 14, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

$30 – $50

Join the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce for a Member Luncheon at Carroll Lutheran Village!

Topic: Marijuana and the Workplace

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 Maryland’s new law that took effect July 1, 2023, some of the latest trends, statistics, and challenges impacting employers and employees, along with proactive practices.

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

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

She has 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 on employment issues.

Her book, “From Hello to Goodbye: Proactive Tips for Maintaining Positive Employee Relations” is in its 2nd edition and was one of the SHRMStore’s “Great 8” best-sellers for eight consecutive years.

Today, Ms. Walters works as an independent consultant doing business as FiveL Company, “Helping Leaders Limit their Liability by Learning the Law.”

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September 14, 2023
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
$30 – $50
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Carroll County Chamber of Commerce
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Carroll Lutheran Village
300 St. Luke Circle
Westminster, MD 21157 United States
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