Library Of Congress Police Union Fights Merger

Law360, New York (November 18, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- The union for the Library of Congress Police Force is fighting an LOC-supported absorption of its officers into the U.S. Capitol Police, charging that the merger effectively discriminates against its black and older officers.

On Monday, the Fraternal Order of Police filed an amended complaint against the Library of Congress and the U.S. Capitol Police Board in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, alleging violations of the Civil Rights Act and Age Discrimination Act.

President Bush signed the U.S. Capitol Police and Library...
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