Christopher Paul Calsyn

Washington, D.C.-based Labor & Employment Group counsel Christopher Calsyn speaks to InsideCounsel about the 11th Circuit's ruling that even though employees are not eligible to take an unpaid leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) until they have worked for a company for a full year, their protection against retaliation starts as soon as they inform their employer that they will be taking leave.
According to the article, Calsyn advises in-house counsel to work with human resources and benefits coordinators to make sure they don't reject out-of-hand requests for leave. Calsyn said, "The FMLA is a hyper-technical statute.

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Job Types Counsel
Areas of Practice 1) Labor & Employment
Law School University of Virginia School of Law (J.D.,2005)
Admitted Year 2006
Education University of Illinois (A.B.,1998)
Bar Member / Association District of Columbia State Bar Associations
Most recent firm United States Senate
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