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 2014

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Employer-Sponsored Benefits Extended to Domestic Partners, Elizabeth Ashack

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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U.S. Manufacturing in International Perspective, Marc Levinson

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

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

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

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Selected Characteristics of Private and Public Sector Workers, Gerald Mayer

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Measuring Occupational Concentration by Industry, Audrey Watson

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

Manuscripts from 2013

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification, Andorra Bruno

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Immigration-Related Worksite Enforcement: Performance Measures, Andorra Bruno

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Security Clearance Process: Answers to Frequently Asked Questions, Michelle D. Christensen and Frederick M. Kaiser

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Average Food Prices: A Snapshot of How Much Has Changed Over a Century, Jonathan Church and Kenneth Stewart

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The Consumer Price Index and the ‘Median CPI’, Jonathan Church and Kenneth J. Stewart

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

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Options for Taxing U.S. Multinational Corporations, Congressional Budget Office

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Private-Sector Mandates in Federal Legislation, Congressional Budget Office

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Refundable Tax Credits, Congressional Budget Office

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Measures of Gasoline Price Change, Malik Crawford and Stephen B. Reed

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Careers in the Growing Field of Information Technology Services, Lauren Csorny

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The Economic Status of Women of Color: A Snapshot, Department of Labor

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

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Small Business Administration and Job Creation, Robert Jay Dilger

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Unfunded Mandates Reform Act: History, Impact, and Issues, Robert Jay Dilger and Richard S. Beth

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Corporate Criminal Liability: An Overview of Federal Law, Charles Doyle

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Economic Recovery: Sustaining U.S. Economic Growth in a Post-Crisis Economy, Craig K. Elwell

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

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Rebuilding Household Wealth: Implications for Economic Recovery, Craig K. Elwell

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

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

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Temporary Assistance for Needy Families: Welfare Waivers, Gene Falk

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The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Block Grant: A Primer on TANF Financing and Federal Requirements, 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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Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Discrimination in Employment: A Legal Analysis of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), Jody Feder and Cynthia Brougher

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The Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations and Issues for Congress, Ian F. Fergusson, William H. Cooper, Remy Jurenas, and Brock R. Williams

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The Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations and Issues for Congress, Ian F. Fergusson, William H. Cooper, Remy Jurenas, and Brock R. WIlliams

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The Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations and Issues for Congress, Ian F. Fergusson, William H. Cooper, Remy Jurenas, and Brock R. WIlliams

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Cancellation of Nongroup Health Insurance Policies, Bernadette Fernandez and Annie L. Mach

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Health Insurance Exchanges Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), Bernadette Fernandez and Annie L. Mach

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Private Health Plans Under the ACA: In Brief, Bernadette Fernandez and Annie L. Mach

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State Labor Legislation Enacted in 2012, John J. Fitzpatrick Jr. and James L. Perine

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Spending Patterns of Families Receiving Means-Tested Government Assistance, Ann C. Foster and William R. Hawk

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Poverty in the United States: 2012, Thomas Gabe

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401(K) Plans: Labor and IRS Could Improve the Rollover Process for Participants, Government Accountability Office

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Workplace Violence Against Government Employees, 1994-2011, Erika Harrell

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

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Spotlight on Statistics: Tenure of American Workers, Steven F. Hipple and Emy Sok

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Receipt of Unemployment Insurance by Higher-Income Unemployed Workers (“Millionaires”), Donald Hirasuna

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The Unemployed and Job Openings: A Data Primer, Donald Hirasuna

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Trade Adjustment Assistance for Firms: Economic, Program, and Policy Issues, J. F. Hornbeck