Tag Archives: Amanda Benson

Nebraska Firefighter Seeks Injunction To Protect Her From Fire Captain

A Nebraska firefighter who filed a sexual harassment lawsuit in 2018, has asked the court to take action to protect her from a fire captain who she claims "abandoned her and her crew in a burning warehouse" on April 26. Amanda Benson filed a Motion for Preliminary Injunction last week as part of her lawsuit against the City of Lincoln and eight officers.

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Nebraska Firefighter Awarded $1.2 million For Retaliation

The first of three Nebraska firefighters who are suing the City of Lincoln, has been awarded $1.2 million by a federal court jury. Captain Troy Hurd claims he was subjected to a series of disciplinary charges by ranking officers after he complained about instructors harassing recruits on the basis of their gender and national origin.

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Nebraska Firefighter Files Sexual Discrimination Suit

A Nebraska firefighter has filed suit alleging she has been discriminated against and harassed on account of her gender, and then retaliated against after she reported the discrimination. Amber Benson, a firefighter with Lincoln Fire and Rescue, filed suit in state court against the City of Lincoln, the mayor, the public safety director, the HR director, the fire chief, two BCs, and two captains.

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