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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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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Spending on Pets: "Tails" from the Consumer Expenditure Survey, Steven Henderson

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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

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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 Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA): Policy Issues, Gerald Mayer

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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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The Effects of Shale Gas Production on Natural Gas Prices, PPI Energy and Chemicals Team

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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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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Green Technologies and Practices at Work, Audrey Watson

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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