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.

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Manuscripts from 2017

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Social Security Programs Throughout the World: Asia and the Pacific, 2016, Social Security Administration

Manuscripts from 2016

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The Consumer Price Index Continued its Slowdown in 2015: Energy was the Main Factor, Bradley Akin

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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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Assessing Rhode Island’s Temporary Caregiver Insurance Act: Insights from a Survey of Employers, Ann Bartel, Maya Rossin-Slater, Christopher Ruhm, and Jane Waldfogel

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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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Workplace Injuries And Illnesses And Employer Costs For Workers’ Compensation, Chalita Brandly

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Equal Employment Opportunity: Strengthening Oversight Could Improve Federal Contractor Nondiscrimination Compliance, Cindy Brown Barnes

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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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2015 Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor, Bureau of International Labor Affairs

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List of Goods Produced by Child Labor or Forced Labor, Bureau of International Labor Affairs

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Public Report of Review of U.S. Submission 2015-01 (Peru), Bureau of International Labor Affairs

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A Profile of the Working Poor, 2014, Bureau of Labor Statistics

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BLS Spotlight on Statistics: A Look at Healthcare Spending, Employment, Pay, Benefits, and Prices, Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Characteristics of Minimum Wage Workers: 2015, Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Consumer Expenditures in 2014, Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Highlights of Women's Earnings in 2015, Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Labor Force Characteristics by Race and Ethnicity, 2015, Bureau of Labor Statistics

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What Happened to Ethanol Producer Prices after Passage of the Renewable Fuel Standard?, Wander Cedeño

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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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Trends in the Joblessness and Incarceration of Young Men, Congressional Budget Office

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The Gender Pay Gap on the Anniversary of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, Council of Economic Advisers

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Expenditures on Cellular Phone Services Have Increased Significantly Since 2007, Brett Creech

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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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Eating and Drinking in Miami: Consumer Expenditures, 2010-14, Matthew Dotson

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BLS Spotlight on Statistics: Union Membership In The United States, Megan Dunn and James Walker

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Using Gasoline Data to Explain Inelasticity, Eliana Eitches and Vera Crain

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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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A Closer Look at the Spending Patterns of Older Americans, Ann C. Foster

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Household Healthcare Spending in 2014, Ann C. Foster

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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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Consumer Financial Projection Bureau: Additional Actions Needed to Support a Fair and Inclusive Workplace, Daniel Garcia-Diaz

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

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Federal Workforce: Lessons Learned for Engaging Millennials and Other Age Groups, Robert Goldenkoff

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

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2016 Paid Leave Analysis Grants: Prospective Applicant Webinar, Pronita Gupta and Laura Watson

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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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Employment Patterns in Political Organizations, Douglas Himes

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BLS Spotlight on Statistics: Self-Employment in the United States, Steven F. Hipple and Laurel A. Hammond

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Labor Market Risks of a Magnitude-6.8 Hayward Fault Earthquake in the San Francisco Bay Area: An Update, Richard J. Holden, Tian Luo, Anne Heidl, and Amar Mann

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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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Producer Prices in 2015: Services Inflation Slows, Goods Prices Continue to Decrease, Joseph Kowal, Scott Sager, Lana Conforti, and Brian Hergt

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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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Health Care for Veterans: Answers to Frequently Asked Questions, Sidath Viranga Panangala

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Impact of the Strengthening Dollar on U.S. Import Prices in 2015, Kristen Reed

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Healthcare Jobs You Can Get Without a Bachelor's Degree, Emily Richards Rolen

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

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Impact of the 2015 U.S. Dollar Rise on Export Prices and on the Agricultural Industry, Tamar Rosenstein

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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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Workplace Safety and Health: Additional Efforts Needed to Help Protect Health Care Workers from Workplace Violence, Andrew Sherrill

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Defined Contribution Retirement Plans: Who Has Them and What Do They Cost?, Eli R. Stoltzfus

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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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BLS Spotlight on Statistics: A Look At The Future Of The U.S. Labor Force To 2060, Mitra Toossi

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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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Retirement Security: Better Information on Income Replacement Rates Needed to Help Workers Plan for Retirement, United States Government Accountability Office

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Advancing LGBT Workplace Rights, U.S. Department of Labor

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Navigating the Demands of Work and Eldercare, U.S. Department of Labor

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Notice of Availability of Funds and Funding Opportunity Announcement for: Paid Leave Analysis Grants, U.S. Department of Labor