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 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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The Federal Minimum Wage: In Brief, 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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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: Reauthorization Proposals in the 114th Congress, In Brief, Benjamin Collins

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

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Federal Employees’ Retirement System: The Role of the Thrift Savings Plan, Katelin P. Isaacs

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

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The President’s Immigration Accountability Executive Action of November 20, 2014: Overview and Issues, William A. Kandel, Jerome P. Bjelopera, Andorra Bruno, and Alison Siskin

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Military Pay: Key Questions and Answers, Lawrence Kapp and Barbara Salazar Torreon

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Assistance to Firefighters Program: Distribution of Fire Grant Funding, Lennard G. Kruger

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Individual Mandate Under the ACA, Annie L. Mach

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U.S. Trade Concepts, Performance, and Policy: Frequently Asked Questions, Wayne M. Morrison, Mary Jane Bolle, Craig K. Elwell, James K. Jackson, Vivian C. Jones, and M. Angeles Villareal

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Veterans’ Benefits: The Impact of Military Discharges on Basic Eligibility, Umar Moulta-Ali and Sidath Viranga Panangala

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

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Keystone XL Pipeline: Overview and Recent Developments, Paul W. Parformak, Linda Luther, Richard K. Lattanzio, Jonathan L. Ramseur, Adam Vann, Robert Pirog, and Ian F. Fergusson

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Keystone XL Pipeline: Overview and Recent Developments, Paul W. Parformak, Linda Luther, Richard K. Lattanzio, Jonathan L. Ramseur, Adam Vann, Robert Pirog, and Ian F. Fergusson

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Genetic Testing: Background and Policy Issues, Amanda K. Sarata

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U.S. Farm Income Outlook for 2015, Randy Schnepf

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The Social Security Retirement Age: In Brief, Gary Sidor

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Fatherhood Initiatives: Connecting Fathers to Their Children, Carmen Solomon-Fears

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The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), M. Angeles Villareal and Ian F. Fergusson

Manuscripts from 2014

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Intelligence Whistleblower Protections: In Brief, Rodney M. Berry

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State Minimum Wages: An Overview, David H. Bradley

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Salaries of Members of Congress: Congressional Votes, 1990-2014, Ida A. Brudnick

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

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Unauthorized Aliens in the United States: Policy Discussion, 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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The Volcker Rule: A Legal Analysis, David H. Carpenter and M. Maureen Murphy

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Executive Orders: Issuance, Modification, and Revocation, Vivian S. Chu and Todd Garvey

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Employment for Veterans: Trends and Programs, Benjamin Collins, Robert Jay Dilger, Cassandria Dortch, Lawrence Kapp, Sean Lowry, and Libby Perl

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Free Trade Agreements: Impact on U.S. Trade and Implications for U.S. Trade Policy, William H. Cooper

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Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) and the Role of Congress in Trade Policy, William H. Cooper

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

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U.S. Foreign Trade in Services: Trends and U.S. Policy Challenges, William H. Cooper and Rebecca M. Nelson

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Small Business: Access to Capital and Job Creation, Robert Jay Dilger

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Career and Technical Education (CTE): A Primer, Cassandria Dortch

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Inflation and the Real Minimum Wage: A Fact Sheet, Craig K. Elwell

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The Distribution of Household Income and the Middle Class, Craig K. Elwell

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The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC): An Overview, Gene Falk

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The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC): An Overview, Gene Falk and Margot L. Crandall-Hollick

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Federal Minimum Wage, Tax-Transfer Earnings Supplements, and Poverty, Gene Falk, Thomas Gabe, and David H. Bradley

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Poverty: Major Themes in Past Debates and Current Proposals, Gene Falk and Karen Spar

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In the Shadow of the Great Recession: Experiences and Perspectives of Young Workers, Federal Reserve Board

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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: Background and Policies, Adrienne L. Fernandes-Alcantara

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Status of Mexican Trucks in the United States: Frequently Asked Questions, John Frittelli

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Former Presidents: Pensions, Office Allowances, and Other Federal Benefits, Wendy Ginsberg

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The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA): Background, Legislation, and Policy Issues, Wendy Ginsberg

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International Corporate Tax Rate Comparisons and Policy Implications, Jane G. Gravelle

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Tax Rates and Economic Growth, 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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Federal Employees’ Retirement System: Benefits and Financing, Katelin P. Isaacs

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Federal Employees’ Retirement System: Budget and Trust Fund Issues, Katelin P. Isaacs

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Retirement Benefits for Members of Congress, Katelin P. Isaacs

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Permanent Legal Immigration to the United States: Policy Overview, William A. Kandel

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The Corporate Income Tax System: Overview and Options for Reform, Mark P. Keightley

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The Corporate Income Tax System: Overview and Options for Reform, Mark P. Keightley and Molly F. Sherlock

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U.S. International Corporate Taxation: Basic Concepts and Policy Issues, Mark P. Keightley and Jeffrey M. Stupak

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Returning to Full Employment: What Do the Indicators Tell Us?, Marc Labonte

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Social Security Reform: Legal Analysis of Social Security Benefit Entitlement Issues, Emily M. Lanza and Thomas J. Nicola

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U.S. Manufacturing in International Perspective, Marc Levinson

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Overview of Constitutional Challenges to NSA Collection Activities and Recent Developments, Edward C. Liu, Andrew Nolan, and Richard M. Thompson II

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Itemized Tax Deductions for Individuals: Data Analysis, Sean Lowry

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Individual Mandate Under ACA, Annie L. Mach

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Laws Affecting the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHBP), Annie L. Mach and Ada S. Cornell

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Private Health Insurance Market Reforms in the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Annie L. Mach and Bernadette Fernandez

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The Obama Administration’s November 2014 Immigration Initiatives: Questions and Answers, Kate M. Manuel

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Unlawfully Present Aliens, Higher Education, In-State Tuition, and Financial Aid: Legal Analysis, Kate M. Manuel

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Unlawfully Present Aliens, Driver’s Licenses, and Other State-Issued ID: Select Legal Issues, Kate M. Manuel and Michael John Garcia

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Budgetary and Distributional Effects of Adopting the Chained CPI, Donald J. Marples

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Corporate Expatriation, Inversions, and Mergers: Tax Issues, Donald J. Marples and Jane G. Gravelle

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Post-Employment, “Revolving Door,” Laws for Federal Personnel, Jack Maskell

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The Trend in Long-Term Unemployment and Characteristics of Workers Unemployed for Two Years or More, Gerald Mayer

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Social Security: What Would Happen If the Trust Funds Ran Out?, Noah P. Meyerson

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China’s Economic Rise: History, Trends, Challenges, and Implications for the United States, Wayne M. Morrison

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U.S. Trade Concepts, Performance, and Policy: Frequently Asked Questions, Wayne M. Morrison, Mary Jane Bolle, Craig K. Elwell, James K. Jackson, Vivian C. Jones, and M. Angeles Villareal

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Concurrent Receipt of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Unemployment Insurance (UI): Background and Legislative Proposals in the 113th Congress, 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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The G-20 and International Economic Cooperation: Background and Implications for Congress, Rebecca M. Nelson

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Reform of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Courts: Procedural and Operational Changes, Andrew Nolan and Richard M. Thompson II

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Staff Pay Levels for Selected Positions in House Member Offices, 2009-2013, R. Eric Petersen, Lara E. Chausow, and Amber Hope Wilhelm

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Staff Pay Levels for Selected Positions in Senators’ Offices, FY2009-FY2013, R. Eric Petersen, Lara E. Chausow, and Amber Hope Wilhelm

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U.S. Travel and Tourism: Industry Trends and Policy Issues for Congress, Michaela D. Platzer