An extensive collection of key workplace federal documents from the Commission on Family and Medical Leave, Congressional Budget Office, Congressional Research Service (CRS) Reports and Issue Briefs, Department of Labor Special Reports, Dunlop Commission, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Glass Ceiling Commission, Women's Bureau, and more.

The Key Workplace Documents series was established by Stuart Basefsky, an Information Specialist and Instructor at Catherwood Library and Director of the IWS News Bureau for the Institute for Workplace Studies (IWS). Content for the series is currently selected by librarians and staff of the Catherwood Library.

Follow

Manuscripts from 2014

PDF

Employer-Sponsored Benefits Extended to Domestic Partners, Elizabeth Ashack

PDF

Trends in Producer Prices Between e-Commerce and Brick-and-mortar Retail Trade Establishments, Lana Borgie

PDF

Unauthorized Aliens in the United States: Policy Discussion, Andorra Bruno

PDF

Occupational Injuries and Illnesses: A Pilot Study of Job-Transfer or Work-Restriction Cases, 2012, Bureau of Labor Statistics

PDF

How Frequently do Private Businesses Pay Workers?, Matt Burgess

PDF

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

PDF

The Volcker Rule: A Legal Analysis, David H. Carpenter and M. Maureen Murphy

PDF

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

PDF

High-Income Household Spending And The Economic Recovery, Aaron E. Cobet

PDF

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

PDF

Estimated Impact of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act on Employment and Economic Output in 2013, Congressional Budget Office

PDF

The Effects of a Minimum-Wage Increase on Employment and Family Income, Congressional Budget Office

PDF

Updated Estimates of the Effects of the Insurance Coverage Provisions of the Affordable Care Act, April 2014, Congressional Budget Office

PDF

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

PDF

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

PDF

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

PDF

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

PDF

Restaurants Help Feed Job Growth: How the Leisure and Hospitality Industry Fared After the Recent Employment Downturn, John Coughlan

PDF

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

PDF

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

PDF

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

PDF

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

PDF

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

PDF

Vulnerable Youth: Background and Policies, Adrienne L. Fernandes-Alcantara

PDF

New Education Classification Better Reflects Income and Spending Patterns in the Consumer Expenditure Survey, Ann C. Foster

PDF

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

PDF

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

PDF

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

PDF

Whistleblower Protection Program: Opportunities Exist for OSHA and DOT to Strengthen Collaborative Mechanisms, Government Accountability Office

PDF

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

PDF

Tax Rates and Economic Growth, Jane G. Gravelle and Donald J. Marples

PDF

Examining Trends in the Nonresidential Building Construction Producer Price Indexes (PPIs), Justin M. Harper

PDF

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

PDF

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

PDF

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

PDF

Retirement Benefits for Members of Congress, Katelin P. Isaacs

PDF

An Overview of Employment and Wages in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Groups, John I. Jones

PDF

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

PDF

Improvements to the Producer Price Index measure: The Final-Demand-Intermediate-Demand System, Joseph Kowal, Lana Borgie, Brian Hergt, and Antonio Lombardozzi

PDF

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

PDF

U.S. Manufacturing in International Perspective, Marc Levinson

PDF

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

PDF

Itemized Tax Deductions for Individuals: Data Analysis, Sean Lowry

PDF

Do Different Groups Invest Differently in Higher Education?, Tian Luo and Richard J. Holden

PDF

Individual Mandate Under ACA, Annie L. Mach

PDF

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

PDF

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

PDF

Nonfatal Injuries And Illnesses Among State And Local Government Workers, Shannon M. Maloney

PDF

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

PDF

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

PDF

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

PDF

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

PDF

Selected Characteristics of Private and Public Sector Workers, Gerald Mayer

PDF

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

PDF

The Impact of the Falling Yen on U.S. Import Prices, David Mead and Sharon Royales

PDF

Concurrent Receipt of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Unemployment Insurance (UI): Background and Legislative Proposals in the 113th Congress, William R. Morton

PDF

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

PDF

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

PDF

Fatal Injuries and Nonfatal Occupational Injuries and Illnesses Involving Insects, Arachnids, and Mites, Steve Pegula and Andrew Kato

PDF

Americans’ Aging Autos, Ryan Pfirrmann-Powell

PDF

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

PDF

Shrimp Disease in Asia Resulting in High U.S. Import Prices, Kristin Reed and Sharon Royales

PDF

How Does Consumer Spending Change During Boom, Recession, and Recovery?, Steve Reed and Malik Crawford

PDF

Apprehensions of Unauthorized Migrants Along the Southwest Border: Fact Sheet, Lisa Seghetti and Daniel Durak

PDF

Overview of the Federal Tax System, Molly F. Sherlock and Donald J. Marples

PDF

Social Security: The Government Pension Offset (GPO), Gary Sidor

PDF

Domestic Human Trafficking Legislation in the 113th Congress, Alison Siskin, Adrienne L. Fernandes-Alcantara, and Kristin Finklea

PDF

What Can Labor Productivity Tell Us About the U.S. Economy?, Shawn Sprague

PDF

Federal Holidays: Evolution and Current Practices, Jacob R. Straus

PDF

Cybersecurity: Authoritative Reports and Resources, by Topic, Rita Tehan

PDF

Worker Participation in Employer-Sponsored Pensions: A Fact Sheet, John J. Topoleski

PDF

Formative Evaluation of Job Clubs Operated by Faith- and Community-Based Organizations: Findings From Site Visits and Options for Future Evaluation, John Trutko, Carolyn O'Brien, Stephen Wandner, and Burt Barnow

PDF

FAQs About Affordable Care Act Implementation (Part XVIII) and Mental Health Parity Implementation, U.S. Department of Labor

PDF

Retirement Security: Trends in Marriage and Work Patterns May Increase Economic Vulnerability for Some Retirees, U. S. Government Accountability Office

PDF

NAFTA at 20: Overview and Trade Effects, M. Angeles Villareal and Ian F. Fergusson

PDF

Distribution of Household Wealth in the U.S.: 2000 to 2011, Marina Vornovitsky, Alfred Gottschalck, and Adam Smith

PDF

Measuring Occupational Concentration by Industry, Audrey Watson

PDF

Unemployment Insurance: Programs and Benefits, Julie M. Whittaker and Katelin P. Isaacs

Manuscripts from 2013

PDF

Forty Years of the BLS Export and Import Price Indexes: Trends and Competition, Willam Alterman, Edward Bennion, and Sharon Royales

PDF

Coal: A Key Player in Expanded U.S. Energy Exports, Yemi Assefa, Helen McCulley, Myron Murray, and Sharon Royales

PDF

Patterns of Homeownership, Delinquency, and Foreclosure Among Youngest Baby Boomers, Alison Aughinbaugh

PDF

The Debt Limit: History and Recent Increases, D. Andrew Austin and Mindy R. Levit

PDF

The Reemergence of the United States as a Global Petroleum Producer, Edwin Bennion and David Mead

PDF

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

PDF

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

PDF

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

PDF

Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Reauthorization Proposals in the 113th Congress: Comparison of Major Features of Current Law and S.1356, David H. Bradley and Benjamin Collins

PDF

Shutdown of the Federal Government: Causes, Processes, and Effects, Clinton T. Brass

PDF

Shutdown of the Federal Government: Causes, Processes, and Effects, Clinton T. Brass

PDF

Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification, Andorra Bruno

PDF

Immigration-Related Worksite Enforcement: Performance Measures, Andorra Bruno

PDF

A Profile of the Working Poor, 2011, Bureau of Labor Statistics

PDF

Highlights of Women’s Earnings in 2012, Bureau of Labor Statistics

PDF

Industry Labor Productivity Trends from 2000 to 2010, Bureau of Labor Statistics

PDF

Labor Force Characteristics by Race and Ethnicity, 2012, Bureau of Labor Statistics

PDF

Spotlight on Statistics: Unmarried Domestic Partners Benefits Fact Sheet, March 2013, Bureau of Labor Statistics

PDF

Women in the Labor Force: A Databook, Bureau of Labor Statistics

PDF

Hispanic/Latino Fatal Occupational Injury Rates, Christen G. Byler

PDF

The Role of TARP Assistance in the Restructuring of General Motors, Bill Canis and Baird Webel

PDF

Counting Regulations: An Overview of Rulemaking, Types of Federal Regulations, and Pages in the Federal Register, Maeve P. Carey