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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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

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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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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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

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

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Trade Primer: Qs and As on Trade Concepts, Performance, and Policy, J. F. Hornbeck

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Taxes and the Economy: An Economic Analysis of the Top Tax Rates Since 1945 (Updated), Thomas L. Hungerford

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Taxes and the Economy: An Economic Analysis of the Top Tax Rates Since 1945, Thomas L. Hungerford

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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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Survivor Benefits for Families of Civilian Federal Employees and Retirees, Katelin P. Isaacs

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Foreign Direct Investment in the United States: An Economic Analysis, 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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International Trade: Rules of Origin, Vivian C. Jones and Michael F. Martin

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Bahrain: Reform, Security, and U.S. Policy, Kenneth Katzman

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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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Teacher Quality Issues in the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, Jeffrey J. Kuenzi

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An Analysis of the Distribution of Wealth Across Households, 1989-2010, Linda Levine

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Economic Growth and the Unemployment Rate, Linda Levine

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Job Growth During the Recovery, Linda Levine

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Job Growth During the Recovery, Linda Levine

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Offshoring (or Offshore Outsourcing) and Job Loss Among U.S. Workers, Linda Levine

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The Distribution of Household Income and the Middle Class, Linda Levine

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The U.S. Income Distribution and Mobility: Trends and International Comparisons, Linda Levine

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Value-Added Modeling for Teacher Effectiveness, Erin D. Lomax and Jeffrey J. Kuenzi

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Domestic Content Legislation: The Buy American Act and Complementary Little Buy American Provisions, John R. Luckey

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Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHBP): Available Health Insurance Options, Annie L. Mach

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Private Health Insurance Market Reforms in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), Annie L. Mach and Bernadette Fernandez

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

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Outside Employment, “Moonlighting,” by Federal Executive Branch Employees, Jack Maskell

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

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The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA): An Overview, Gerald Mayer

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A Review of Recent Research on Labor Supply Elasticities, Robert McClelland and Shannon Mok

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Disability Benefits Available Under the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Veterans Disability Compensation (VDC) Programs, Umar Moulta-Ali

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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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Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI): The Five-Month Waiting Period for Benefits, Umar Moulta-Ali

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Sovereign Debt in Advanced Economies: Overview and Issues for Congress, Rebecca M. Nelson

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

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Representatives and Senators: Trends in Member Characteristics Since 1945, R. Eric Petersen

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