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 2013

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Codes of Conduct for Multinational Corporations: An Overview, James K. Jackson

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Foreign Direct Investment in the United States: An Economic Analysis, James K. Jackson

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Foreign Investment and National Security: Economic Considerations, James K. Jackson

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Foreign Ownership of U.S. Financial Assets: Implications of a Withdrawal, James K. Jackson

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Outsourcing and Insourcing Jobs in the U.S. Economy: Evidence Based on Foreign Investment Data, James K. Jackson

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The United States as a Net Debtor Nation: Overview of the International Investment Position, James K. Jackson

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U.S. Direct Investment Abroad: Trends and Current Issues, James K. Jackson

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Employment-Based Health Insurance: 2010, Hubert Janicki

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Private Pensions: Timely Action Needed to Address Impending Multiemployer Plan Insolvencies, Charles A. Jeszeck

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection: Trade Facilitation, Enforcement, and Security, Vivian C. Jones and Marc R. Rosenblum

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An Analysis of Where American Companies Report Profits: Indications of Profit Shifting, Mark P. Keightley

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Retirement and Medical Benefits: Who Has Both?, Lindsay B. Kimbro and Michelle B. Mayfield

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Health Insurance Exchanges: Health Insurance “Navigators” and In-Person Assistance, Suzanne M. Kirchhoff

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Physician Practices: Background, Organization, and Market Consolidation, Suzanne M. Kirchhoff

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

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Changes in Federal and State Unemployment Insurance Legislation in 2012, Loryn Lancaster

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Economic Growth and the Unemployment Rate, Linda Levine

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The Increase in Unemployment Since 2007: Is It Cyclical or Structural?, Linda Levine

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“Hollowing Out” in U.S. Manufacturing: Analysis and Issues for Congress, Marc Levinson

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Job Creation in the Manufacturing Revival, Marc Levinson

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U.S. Manufacturing in International Perspective, Marc Levinson

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Highlights of the 2013 PPI User Survey, Antonio Lombardozzi and Joseph Kelley

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Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHBP): Available Health Insurance Options, 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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Women in the United States Congress: Historical Overview, Tables, and Discussion, Jennifer E. Manning, Colleen J. Shogan, and Ida A. Brudnick

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Prosecutorial Discretion in Immigration Enforcement: Legal Issues, Kate M. Manuel and Todd Garvey

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Prosecutorial Discretion in Immigration Enforcement: Legal Issues, Kate M. Manuel and Todd Garvey

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Insourcing Functions Performed by Federal Contractors: Legal Issues, Kate M. Manuel and Jack Maskell

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The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): An Overview, Gerald Mayer, Benjamin Collins, and David H. Bradley

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Student Bullying: Overview of Research, Federal Initiatives, and Legal Issues, Gail McCallion and Jody Feder

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Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) Reform: An Overview of Proposals to Reduce the Growth in SSDI Rolls, William R. Morton

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Ticket to Work and Self-Sufficiency Program: Overview and Current Issues, William R. Morton

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Primer on Disability Benefits: Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Umar Moulta-Ali

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Potential Employer Penalties Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), Janemarie Mulvey

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Potential Employer Penalties Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), Janemarie Mulvey

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Who Regulates Whom and How? An Overview of U.S. Financial Regulatory Policy for Banking and Securities Markets, Edward V. Murphy

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

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Why Are There Revisions to the Jobs Numbers?, Thomas Nardone, Kenneth Robertson, and Julie Hatch Maxfield

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The Proposed Equal Rights Amendment: Contemporary Ratification Issues, Thomas H. Neale

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Current Debates over Exchange Rates: Overview and Issues for Congress, Rebecca M. Nelson

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Inflation-Indexing Elements in Federal Entitlement Programs, Dawn Nuschler

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Social Security: The Trust Fund, Dawn Nuschler and Gary Sidor

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Keystone XL Pipeline Project: Key Issues, Paul W. Parfomak, Robert Pirog, Linda Luther, and Adam Vann

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Keystone XL Pipeline Project: Key Issues, Paul W. Parfomak, Robert Pirog, Linda Luther, and Adam Vann

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Death on the Job: Fatal Work Injuries in 2011, Stephen Pegula and Jill Janocha

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Veterans and Homelessness, Libby Perl

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U.S. Textile Manufacturing and the Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations, Michaela D. Platzer

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Owners' Equivalent Rent and the Consumer Price Index: 30 Years and Counting, Frank Ptacek and Darren A. Rippy

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Border Security: Understanding Threats at U.S. Borders, Marc R. Rosenblum, Jerome P. Bjelopera, and Kristin M. Finklea

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Long-Term Unemployment Over Men's Careers, Donna S. Rothstein

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Restricted Work Due to Workplace Injuries: A Historical Perspective, John W. Ruser and William J. Wiatrowski

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Instances of Use of United States Armed Forces Abroad, 1798-2013, Barbara Salazar Torreon

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Nanotechnology: A Policy Primer, John F. Sargent Jr.

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The U.S. Science and Engineering Workforce: Recent, Current, and Projected Employment, Wages, and Unemployment, John F. Sargent Jr.

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U.S. Farm Income, Randy Schnepf

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Social Security: The Government Pension Offset (GPO), Christine Scott

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Social Security: The Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP), Christine Scott

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Social Security: What Would Happen If the Trust Funds Ran Out?, Christine Scott

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The Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC), Christine Scott

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Survey of Federal Whistleblower and Anti-Retaliation Laws, Jon O. Shimabukuro, L. Paige Whitaker, and Emily E. Roberts

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Trafficking in Persons: U.S. Policy and Issues for Congress, Alison Siskin and Liana Sun Wyler

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Recent College Graduates in the U.S. Labor Force: Data From the Current Population Survey, Thomas Luke Spreen

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Compensation Highlights in Trade, Transportation, and Utilities Industries, Eli R. Stoltzfus

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Latin America: Terrorism Issues, Mark P. Sullivan and June S. Beittel

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Social Security Reform: Legal Analysis of Social Security Benefit Entitlement Issues, Kathleen S. Swendiman and Thomas J. Nicola

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U.S. Household Savings for Retirement in 2010, John J. Topoleski

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Fair Labor Standards Act: The Department of Labor Should Adopt a More Systematic Approach to Developing Its Guidance, U.S. Government Accountability Office

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Paid Leave in Private Industry Over the Past 20 Years, Robert W. Van Giezen

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

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U.S. Immigration Policy: Chart Book of Key Trends, Ruth Ellen Wasem

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Expediting the Return to Work: Approaches in the Unemployment Compensation Program, Julie M. Whittaker

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Taxation of Unemployment Benefits, Julie M. Whittaker

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Unemployment Compensation (Insurance) and Military Service, Julie M. Whittaker

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Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC08): Current Status of Benefits, Julie M. Whittaker and Katelin P. Isaacs

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Unemployment Insurance: Legislative Issues in the 113th Congress, Julie M. Whittaker and Katelin P. Isaacs

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

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

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Employment-based Health Benefits in Small and Large Private Establishments, William J. Wiatrowski

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Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Countries: Comparative Trade and Economic Analysis, Brock R. Williams

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U.S. Labor Market Continued to Improve in 2012, Lisa Williamson

Manuscripts from 2012

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Globalization, Worker Insecurity, and Policy Approaches, Raymond J. Ahearn

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

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Employee Stock Options: Tax Treatment and Tax Issues, James M. Bickley

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Comparing Compensation for Federal and Private-Sector Workers: An Overview, David H. Bradley

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Immigration of Temporary Lower-Skilled Workers: Current Policy and Related Issues, Andorra Bruno

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Immigration of Temporary Lower-Skilled Workers: Current Policy and Related Issues, Andorra Bruno

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Charting International Labor Comparisons (2012 Edition), Bureau of Labor Statistics

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The Latino Labor Force at a Glance, Bureau of Labor Statistics

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The Repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”: Issues for Congress, David F. Burrelli

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

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The Senior Executive Service: Background and Options for Reform, Maeve P. Carey

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Right to Work Laws: Legislative Background and Empirical Research, Benjamin Collins

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Trade Adjustment Assistance for Workers, Benjamin Collins

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Trade Adjustment Assistance for Workers, Benjamin Collins

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Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act, Benjamin Collins

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CBO and JCT’s Estimates of the Effects of the Affordable Care Act on the Number of People Obtaining Employment-Based Health Insurance, Congressional Budget Office

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Comparing the Compensation of Federal and Private-Sector Employees, Congressional Budget Office

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Estimated Impact of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act on Employment and Economic Output from October 2011 Through December 2011, Congressional Budget Office

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How the Supply of Labor Responds to Changes in Fiscal Policy, Congressional Budget Office

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Small Firms, Employment, and Federal Policy, Congressional Budget Office