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

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Child Welfare: An Overview of Federal Programs and Their Current Funding, Emilie Stoltzfus

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

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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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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

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Private Pension Plan Bulletin Historical Tables and Graphs, U. S. Department of Labor

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

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

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Temporary Professional, Managerial, and Skilled Foreign Workers: Legislation in the 113th Congress, Ruth Ellen Wasem

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Noncitizen Eligibility for Federal Public Assistance: Policy Overview and Trends, Ruth Ellen Wasem

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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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Coal: A Key Player in Expanded U.S. Energy Exports, Yemi Assefa, Helen McCulley, Myron Murray, 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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Employment and Wage Changes in Oil-Producing Counties in the Bakken Formation, 2007-2011, Paul Ferree and Peter W. Smith

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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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Expenditures of Urban and Rural Households in 2011, William Hawk

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

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Gold Prices During and After the Great Recession, Brian Hergt

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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