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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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

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Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) and Its Role in U.S. Trade Policy, J. F. Hornbeck

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Increasing the Social Security Payroll Tax Base: Options and Effects on Tax Burdens, Thomas L. Hungerford

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Expiring Unemployment Insurance Provisions, Katelin P. Isaacs

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Expiring Unemployment Insurance Provisions, Katelin P. Isaacs

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

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

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Unemployment Insurance: Consequences of Changes in State Unemployment Compensation Laws, Katelin P. Isaacs

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Federal Programs Available to Unemployed Workers, Katelin P. Isaacs, David H. Bradley, Benjamin Collins, and Janemarie Mulvey

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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