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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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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Growing Demand for Fertilizer Keeps Prices High, Jon Ruder and Edwin Bennion

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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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Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatal Injuries in Mining in 2010, Sean Smith

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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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Impact of the Drought on Corn Exports: Paying the Price, Will Adonzio and Sharon Royales

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

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A Comparison of College Attendance and High School Coursework from Two Cohorts of Youth, Alison Aughinbaugh

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

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Bureau of Labor Statistics Introduces New Locality of Origin Import Price Indexes by Industry Sector, Edwin Bennion and David Mead

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International Air Passenger Fares Shrug Off the Recession, Edwin Bennion and Jon Ruder

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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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How Have Health Benefits Changed in State and Local Governments from 1998 to 2011?, Bureau of Labor Statistics

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How New Fees Are Affecting the Producer Price Index for Air Travel, 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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Energy Prices Jump While Food Prices Show Modest Increases, Jonathan Church

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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

Supplemental Data for CBO's 2012 Long-Term Projections for Social Security, Congressional Budget Office

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Supplemental Security Income: An Overview, Congressional Budget Office

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The 2012 Long-Term Projections for Social Security: Additional Information, Congressional Budget Office

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The Taxation of Capital and Labor Through the Self-Employment Tax, Congressional Budget Office

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The Taxation of Capital and Labor Through the Self-Employment Tax: Supplementary Data, Congressional Budget Office

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Understanding and Responding to Persistently High Unemployment, Congressional Budget Office

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Congressional-Executive Commission on China: Annual Report, 2012, Congressional-Executive Commission on China

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Small Business Size Standards: A Historical Analysis of Contemporary Issues, Robert Jay Dilger

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Small Business Size Standards: A Historical Analysis of Contemporary Issues, Robert Jay Dilger

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Atlanta's Thriving Air Transportation Industry: Employment and Wages, 1990-2010, Matthew Dotson

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The Depreciating Dollar: Economic Effects and Policy Response, Craig K. Elwell

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Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF): Welfare-to-Work Revisited, 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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Racial Profiling: Legal and Constitutional Issues, Jody Feder

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

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Vulnerable Youth: Employment and Job Training Programs, Adrienne L. Fernandes-Alcantara

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Youth and the Labor Force: Background and Trends, Adrienne L. Fernandes-Alcantara

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How Parents Use Time and Money, Ann C. Foster and Craig K. Kreisler

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Poverty in the United States: 2011, Thomas Gabe

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Antipoverty Effects of Unemployment Insurance, Thomas Gabe and Julie M. Whittaker

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Authority of State and Local Police to Enforce Federal Immigration Law, Michael John Garcia and Kate M. Manuel

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Federal Benefits and the Same-Sex Partners of Federal Employees, Wendy Ginsberg and John J. Topoleski

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Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: Estimates of the Effect on the Prevalence of Employer-Sponsored Health Coverage, Government Accountability Office

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Unemployed Older Workers: Many Experience Challenges Regaining Employment and Face Reduced Retirement Security, Government Accountability Office

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Unemployment: Issues in the 112th Congress, Jane G. Gravelle, Thomas L. Hungerford, and Linda Levine

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Federal Tax Benefits for Manufacturing: Current Law, Legislative Proposals, and Issues for the 112th Congress, Gary Guenther

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Sourcing Policy: Selected Developments and Issues, L. Elaine Halchin

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Congressional Responses to Selected Work Stoppages in Professional Sports, L. Elaine Halchin, Justin Murray, Jon O. Shimabukuro, and Kathleen Anne Ruane

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Federal Labor Relations Statutes: An Overview, Alexandra Hegji

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Federal Labor Relations Statutes: An Overview, Alexandra Hegji