This is a collection of CRS Reports on workplace issues, which have been produced as unbiased responses to Congressional Requests at the Library of Congress.

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Manuscripts from 2016

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Numerical Limits on Permanent Employment-Based Immigration: Analysis of the Per-country Ceilings, Carla N. Argueta

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Health Care for Veterans: Suicide Prevention, Erin Bagalman

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Internships, Fellowships, and Other Work Experience Opportunities in the Federal Government, Christina Miracle Bailey and Jennifer E. Manning

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Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program: An Overview, Kirstin B. Blom and Ada S. Cornell

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Overview of Labor Enforcement Issues in Free Trade Agreements, Mary Jane Bolle

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State Minimum Wages: An Overview, David H. Bradley

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Salaries of Members of Congress: Congressional Votes, 1990-2016, Ida A. Brudnick

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Salaries of Members of Congress: Recent Actions and Historical Tables, Ida A. Brudnick

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Salaries of Members of Congress: Recent Actions and Historical Tables, Ida A. Brudnick

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Immigration Legislation and Issues in the 114th Congress, Andorra Bruno, Carla N. Argueta, Jerome P. Bjelopera, Michael John Garcia, William A. Kandel, and Alison Siskin

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Immigration Legislation and Issues in the 114th Congress, Andorra Bruno, Carla N. Argueta, Jerome P. Bjelopera, Michael John Garcia, William A. Kandel, Alison Siskin, and Ruth Ellen Wasem

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Apprenticeship in the United States: Frequently Asked Questions, Benjamin Collins

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Trade Adjustment Assistance for Workers and the TAA Reauthorization Act of 2015, Benjamin Collins

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What Does the Gig Economy Mean for Workers?, Sarah A. Donovan, David H. Bradley, and Jon O. Shimabukuru

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The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Child Labor Provisions, Sarah A. Donovan and Jon O. Shimabukuro

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GI Bill Legislation Considered in the 114th Congress, Cassandria Dortch

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GI Bills Enacted Prior to 2008 and Related Veterans’ Educational Assistance Programs: A Primer, Cassandria Dortch

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Federal Minimum Wage, Tax-Transfer Earnings Supplements, and Poverty, 2016 Update: In Brief, Gene Falk

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Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF): Size and Characteristics of the Cash Assistance Caseload, Gene Falk

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The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Block Grant: Responses to Frequently Asked Questions, Gene Falk

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The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Block Grant: Responses to Frequently Asked Questions, Gene Falk

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The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Block Grant Legislation in the 114th Congress, Gene Falk, Natalie Keegan, and Clinton T. Brass

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Pay Equity: Legislative and Legal Developments, Jody Feder and Benjamin Collins

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Trade Adjustment Assistance for Firms, Rachel F. Fefer

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The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP): Key Provisions and Issues for Congress, Ian F. Fergusson and Brock R. Williams

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The Federal Cybersecurity Workforce: Background and Congressional Oversight Issues for the Departments of Defense and Homeland Security, Kathryn A. Francis and Wendy Ginsberg

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Sexual Violence at Institutions of Higher Education, Heather B. Gonzalez and Jody Feder

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The Veterans Health Administration and Medical Education: A Fact Sheet, Elayne J. Heisler and Sidath Viranga Panangala

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Unemployment Insurance: Consequences of Changes in State Unemployment Compensation Laws, Katelin P. Isaacs

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The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP): Analysis of Economic Studies, James K. Jackson

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U.S. Trade with Free Trade Agreement (FTA) Partners, James K. Jackson

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Body Armor for Law Enforcement Officers: In Brief, Nathan James

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Military Benefits for Former Spouses: Legislation and Policy Issues, Kristy Kamarck

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Diversity, Inclusion, and Equal Opportunity in the Armed Services: Background and Issues for Congress, Kristy N. Kamarck

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Military Retirement: Background and Recent Developments, Kristy N. Kamarck

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The Selective Service System and Draft Registration: Issues for Congress, Kristy N. Kamarck

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Military Officer Personnel Management: Key Concepts and Statutory Provisions, Lawrence Kapp

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Excise Tax on High-Cost Employer-Sponsored Health Coverage: In Brief, Annie L. Mach

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Overview of the Appeal Process for Veterans’ Claims, R. Chuck Mason

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Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers, Mark A. McMinimy

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Social Security: The Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP), William R. Morton

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Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA): Resources for Frequently Asked Questions, Angela Napili

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Expedited Removal Authority for VA Senior Executives (38 U.S.C. § 713): Selected Legal Issues, Thomas J. Nicola

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Social Security Primer, Dawn Nuschler

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Health Care for Dependents and Survivors of Veterans, Sidath Viranga Panangala

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Trafficking in Persons and U.S. Foreign Policy Responses in the 114th Congress, Liana W. Rosen

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Money for Something: Music Licensing in the 21st Century, Dana A. Scherer

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U.S. Farm Income Outlook for 2016, Randy Schnepf

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The Department of Defense Acquisition Workforce: Background, Analysis, and Questions for Congress, Moshe Schwartz, Kathryn A. Francis, and Charles V. O'Connor

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Agricultural Disaster Assistance, Megan Stubbs

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Military Funeral Honors for Veterans, Scott D. Szymendera

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OSHA State Plans: In Brief, with Examples from California and Arizona, Scott D. Szymendera

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The Federal Employees’ Compensation Act (FECA): Workers’ Compensation for Federal Employees, Scott D. Szymendera

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Veterans’ Benefits: Burial Benefits and National Cemeteries, Scott D. Szymendera

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Who Is a “Veteran”? — Basic Eligibility for Veterans’ Benefits, Scott D. Szymendera

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Workers’ Compensation: Overview and Issues, Scott D. Szymendera

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The Peace Corps: Current Issues, Curt Tarnoff

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Benefit Reductions in the Central States Multiemployer DB Pension Plan: Frequently Asked Questions, John J. Topoleski and Gary Sidor

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Temporary Professional, Managerial, and Skilled Foreign Workers: Policy and Trends, Ruth Ellen Wasem

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Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA), Julie M. Whittaker

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The Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) Employer Shared Responsibility Determination and the Potential Employer Penalty, Julie M. Whittaker

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Unemployment Insurance: Legislative Issues in the 114th Congress, Julie M. Whittaker and Katelin P. Isaacs

Manuscripts from 2015

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Health Care for Veterans: Traumatic Brain Injury, Erin Bagalman

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Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program: An Overview, Kristin B. Blom and Ada S. Cornell

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Laws Affecting the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program, Kristin B. Blom and Ada S. Cornell

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The Federal Minimum Wage: In Brief, David H. Bradley

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The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act and the One-Stop Delivery System, David H. Bradley

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FEMA’s Public Assistance Grant Program: Background and Considerations for Congress, Jared T. Brown and Daniel J. Richardson

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Salaries of Members of Congress: Congressional Votes, 1990-2015, Ida A. Brudnick

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Salaries of Members of Congress: Recent Actions and Historical Tables, Ida A. Brudnick

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Immigration-Related Worksite Enforcement: Performance Measures, Andorra Bruno

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Constitutional Analysis of Suspicionless Drug Testing Requirements for the Receipt of Governmental Benefits, David H. Carpenter

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Trade Adjustment Assistance for Workers and the TAA Reauthorization Act of 2015, Benjamin Collins

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Trade Adjustment Assistance for Workers: Reauthorization Proposals in the 114th Congress, In Brief, Benjamin Collins

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Is There a Judicial Remedy for Victims of Federal Data Breaches?, Congressional Research Service

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An Overview of the Employment-Population Ratio, Sarah A. Donovan

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Sex Trafficking: Proposals in the 114th Congress to Amend Federal Criminal Law, Charles Doyle

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Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies: FY2015 Appropriations, Daniel H. Else, Sidath Viranga Panangala, and Umar Moulta-Ali

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The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Block Grant: Responses to Frequently Asked Questions, Gene Falk

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The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Block Grant: Responses to Frequently Asked Questions, Gene Falk

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Need-Tested Benefits: Estimated Eligibility and Benefit Receipt by Families and Individuals, Gene Falk, Alison Mitchell, Karen E. Lynch, Maggie McCarty, William R. Morton, and Margot L. Crandall-Hollick

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Sex Discrimination and the United States Supreme Court: Developments in the Law, Jody Feder

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Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) and the Role of Congress in Trade Policy, Ian F. Fergusson

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Trade Promotion Authority (TPA): Frequently Asked Questions, Ian F. Fergusson and Richard S. Beth

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The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP): In Brief, Ian F. Fergusson, Mark A. McMinimy, and Brock R. Williams

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The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Negotiations and Issues for Congress, Ian F. Fergusson, Mark A. McMinimy, and Brock R. Williams

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The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Negotiations and Issues for Congress, Ian F. Fergusson, Mark A. McMinimy, and Brock R. Williams

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Vulnerable Youth: Employment and Job Training Programs, Adrienne L. Fernandes-Alcantara

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Vulnerable Youth: Federal Mentoring Programs and Issues, Adrienne L. Fernandes-Alcantara

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Cyber Intrusion into U.S. Office of Personnel Management: In Brief, Kristin Finklea, Michelle D. Christensen, Eric A. Fischer, Susan V. Lawrence, and Catherine A. Theohary

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Domestic Human Trafficking Legislation in the 114th Congress, Kristin Finklea, Adrienne L. Fernandes-Alcantara, and Alison Siskin

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Sex Trafficking of Children in the United States: Overview and Issues for Congress, Kristin Finklea, Adrienne L. Fernandes-Alcantara, and Alison Siskin

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Poverty in the United States: 2013, Thomas Gabe

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Former Presidents: Pensions, Office Allowances, and Other Federal Benefits, Wendy Ginsberg and Daniel J. Richardson

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Congressional Careers: Service Tenure and Patterns of Member Service, 1789-2015, Matthew E. Glassman and Amber Hope Wilhelm

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Tax Havens: International Tax Avoidance and Evasion, Jane G. Gravelle

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The Effect of Base-Broadening Measures on Labor Supply and Investment: Considerations for Tax Reform, Jane G. Gravelle and Donald J. Marples

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The Mental Health Workforce: A Primer, Elayne j. Heisler and Erin Bagalman

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Cost-of-Living Adjustments for Federal Civil Service Annuities, Katelin P. Isaacs

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Federal Employees’ Retirement System: Benefits and Financing, Katelin P. Isaacs