The plaintiff in Trautman v. Time Warner Cable attempted to argue retaliation under the Family Leave and Medical Act (FMLA) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) after she was terminated for having 22 non-FMLA approved absences in almost four months.
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The application of a lower causation standard to FMLA retaliation claims will most likely make it harder for employers in the Second Circuit to get such claims dismissed at the summary judgment stage.