Black Worker Accuses Harvard Health Lab Of Racial Bias

Law360 (September 28, 2020, 6:12 PM EDT) -- A lawsuit filed in Massachusetts federal court Monday by a Black employee of a Harvard University T.H. Chan School of Public Health lab says an onslaught of racial discrimination and "micro-aggressions" led to a hostile work environment and her being paid less than her white, male counterparts.

Amber Rucker, a project coordinator at Ariadne Labs — a research initiative of the school and Boston's Brigham and Women's Hospital — detailed in her suit how alleged discriminatory comments from her supervisor led to a hostile work environment and violated state and federal anti-discrimination laws.

Rucker, a Black woman, said her supervisor, assistant...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Attached Documents

Related Sections

Case Information

Case Title

Subscribers Only

Case Number

Subscribers Only

Court

Subscribers Only

Nature of Suit

Subscribers Only

Judge

Subscribers Only

Date Filed

Subscribers Only

Law Firms

Companies

Government Agencies

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!