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 2015

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Assistance to Firefighters Program: Distribution of Fire Grant Funding, Lennard G. Kruger

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Individual Mandate Under the ACA, Annie L. Mach

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Criminal History Records: Additional Actions Could Enhance the Completeness of Records Used Employment-Related Background Checks for Employment-Related Background Checks, David C. Maurer

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Paid Family and Medical Leave: Research and Lessons for the District of Columbia, Devin Rae McBrayer

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The 2014 Plunge in Import Petroleum Prices: What Happened?, Dave Mead and Porscha Stiger

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Disability Insurance Plans: Trends in Employee Access and Employer Costs, Kristen Monaco

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U.S. Trade Concepts, Performance, and Policy: Frequently Asked Questions, Wayne M. Morrison, Mary Jane Bolle, Craig K. Elwell, James K. Jackson, Vivian C. Jones, and M. Angeles Villareal

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Concurrent Receipt of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Unemployment Insurance (UI): Background and Legislative Proposals, William R. Morton

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Veterans’ Benefits: The Impact of Military Discharges on Basic Eligibility, Umar Moulta-Ali and Sidath Viranga Panangala

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Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA): Resources for Frequently Asked Questions, Angela Napili

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Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA): Resources for Frequently Asked Questions, Angela Napili

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Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering: 2015, National Science Foundation

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VA Accountability Act of 2015 (H.R. 1994), as Reported to the House, Thomas J. Nicola, Maeve P. Carey, Katelin P. Isaacs, Barbara L. Schwemle, and Jon O. Shimabukuro

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American Women: Looking Back, Moving Ahead - The 50th Anniversary of The President’s Commission on the Status of Women Report, Brigid O'Farrell

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Department of Veterans Affairs FY2016 Appropriations: In Brief, Sidath Viranga Panangala

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Health Care for Veterans: Answers to Frequently Asked Questions, Sidath Viranga Panangala

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Veterans’ Medical Care: FY2016 Appropriations, Sidath Viranga Panangala

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Keystone XL Pipeline: Overview and Recent Developments, Paul W. Parformak, Linda Luther, Richard K. Lattanzio, Jonathan L. Ramseur, Adam Vann, Robert Pirog, and Ian F. Fergusson

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Keystone XL Pipeline: Overview and Recent Developments, Paul W. Parformak, Linda Luther, Richard K. Lattanzio, Jonathan L. Ramseur, Adam Vann, Robert Pirog, and Ian F. Fergusson

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Veterans and Homelessness, Libby Perl

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An Introduction to Health Insurance: What Should a Consumer Know?, Carol Rapaport

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Falling Gasoline Prices Lead to Lowest Inflation Since 2008, Stephen B. Reed

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As Crude Oil Plunges, Retail Gasoline Margins Spike, Then Retreat, Jeff Rubinstein and Michael Conforti

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Genetic Testing: Background and Policy Issues, Amanda K. Sarata

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Employer Wellness Programs and Genetic Information: Frequently Asked Questions, Aman K. Sarata

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U.S. Farm Income Outlook for 2015, Randy Schnepf

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Temporary Protected Status: Current Immigration Policy and Issues, Lisa Seghetti

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Agricultural Disaster Assistance, Dennis A. Shields

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Farm Safety Net Programs: Background and Issues, Dennis A. Shields

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The Social Security Retirement Age: In Brief, Gary Sidor

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Fatherhood Initiatives: Connecting Fathers to Their Children, Carmen Solomon-Fears

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Access to Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts and Workplace-Funded Childcare, Eli R. Stoltzfus

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Social Security and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) Provisions in the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015, Scott D. Szymendera

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The Federal Employees’ Compensation Act (FECA): Workers’ Compensation for Federal Employees, Scott D. Szymendera

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Who Is a “Veteran”?—Basic Eligibility for Veterans’ Benefits, Scott D. Szymendera

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Veterans’ Benefits: Pension Benefit Programs, Scott D. Szymendera and Carol D. Davis

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Advancing Equity for Women and Girls of Color, The White House Council on Women and Girls

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Multiemployer Defined Benefit (DB) Pension Plans: A Primer and Analysis of Policy Options, John J. Topoleski

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The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s Essential Health Benefits (EHB), Namrata K. Uberoi

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DOL Factsheet: Paid Family and Medical Leave, U.S. Department of Labor

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Get the Facts on Paid Sick Time, U.S. Department of Labor

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The Cost of Doing Nothing: The Price We All Pay Without Paid Leave Policies to Support America’s 21st Century Working Families, U.S. Department of Labor

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Annual Survey of Public Pensions: State- and Locally- Administered Defined Benefit Data Summary Report: 2013, Phillip Vidal

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The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), M. Angeles Villareal and Ian F. Fergusson

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Immigration: Visa Security Policies, Ruth Ellen Wasem

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2015 Paid Leave Analysis Grants: Prospective Applicant Webinar, Laura Watson and Pronita Gupta

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The Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) Employer Shared Responsibility Determination and the Potential ACA Employer Penalty, Julie Whittaker

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Taxation of Unemployment Benefits, Julie M. Whittaker

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Unemployment Insurance: Programs and Benefits, Julie M. Whittaker and Katelin P. Isaacs

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A Look at Today's Pension Equity Plans, William J. Wiatrowski

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A Guide to Hiring Women with Disabilities, Women's Bureau

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A Guide to Women’s Equal Pay Rights, Women's Bureau

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An Employer's Guide to Equal Pay, Women's Bureau

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Emerging Strategies and Progress Toward Pay Equity, Women's Bureau

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Equal Pay Infographic, Women's Bureau

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First-Time Mothers at Work (Infographic), Women's Bureau

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Key Characteristics of Working Women with Disabilities, Women's Bureau

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Older Women Workers and Economic Security, Women's Bureau

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Workplace Flexibility: Information and Options for Small Businesses, Women's Bureau

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Workplace Flexibility Initiatives, Women's Bureau

Manuscripts from 2014

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Paid Leave Analysis Grant – Massachusetts, Final Memo, Randy Albelda and Alan Clayton-Matthews

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Employer-Sponsored Benefits Extended to Domestic Partners, Elizabeth Ashack

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California’s Paid Family Leave Law: Lessons from the First Decade, Ann Bartel, Charles Baum, Maya Rossin-Slater, Christopher Ruhm, and Jane Waldfogel

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Intelligence Whistleblower Protections: In Brief, Rodney M. Berry

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Trends in Producer Prices Between e-Commerce and Brick-and-mortar Retail Trade Establishments, Lana Borgie

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State Minimum Wages: An Overview, David H. Bradley

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Salaries of Members of Congress: Congressional Votes, 1990-2014, Ida A. Brudnick

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Salaries of Members of Congress: Recent Actions and Historical Tables, Ida A. Brudnick

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Trends in Unemployment and Other Labor Market Difficulties, Vernon Brundage

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Unauthorized Aliens in the United States: Policy Discussion, Andorra Bruno

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A Profile of the Working Poor, 2012, Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Characteristics of Minimum Wage Workers: 2013, Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Consumer Expenditures in 2012, Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Highlights of Women's Earnings in 2013, Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Labor Force Characteristics by Race and Ethnicity, 2013, Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Occupational Injuries and Illnesses: A Pilot Study of Job-Transfer or Work-Restriction Cases, 2012, Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Women in the Labor Force: A Databook, Bureau of Labor Statistics

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How Frequently do Private Businesses Pay Workers?, Matt Burgess

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Women, Jobs and Opportunity in the 21st Century, Anthony Carnevale Ph.D. and Nicole Smith Ph.D.

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Constitutional Analysis of Suspicionless Drug Testing Requirements for the Receipt of Governmental Benefits, David H. Carpenter

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The Volcker Rule: A Legal Analysis, David H. Carpenter and M. Maureen Murphy

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Executive Orders: Issuance, Modification, and Revocation, Vivian S. Chu and Todd Garvey

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High-Income Household Spending And The Economic Recovery, Aaron E. Cobet

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Employment for Veterans: Trends and Programs, Benjamin Collins, Robert Jay Dilger, Cassandria Dortch, Lawrence Kapp, Sean Lowry, and Libby Perl

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Estimated Impact of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act on Employment and Economic Output in 2013, Congressional Budget Office

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Federal Policies and Innovation, Congressional Budget Office

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The Distribution of Household Income and Federal Taxes, 2011, Congressional Budget Office

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The Economic and Budgetary Effects of Producing Oil and Natural Gas From Shale, Congressional Budget Office

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The Effects of a Minimum-Wage Increase on Employment and Family Income, Congressional Budget Office

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Updated Estimates of the Effects of the Insurance Coverage Provisions of the Affordable Care Act, April 2014, Congressional Budget Office

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Free Trade Agreements: Impact on U.S. Trade and Implications for U.S. Trade Policy, William H. Cooper

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Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) and the Role of Congress in Trade Policy, William H. Cooper

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Trade Promotion Authority (TPA): Frequently Asked Questions, William H. Cooper, Ian F. Fergusson, and Richard S. Beth

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U.S. Foreign Trade in Services: Trends and U.S. Policy Challenges, William H. Cooper and Rebecca M. Nelson

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Restaurants Help Feed Job Growth: How the Leisure and Hospitality Industry Fared After the Recent Employment Downturn, John Coughlan

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The Economics of Paid and Unpaid Leave, Council of Economic Advisers

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How Has Labor Force Participation Among Young Moms and Dads Changed? A Comparison of Two Cohorts, Judith Dey

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Small Business: Access to Capital and Job Creation, Robert Jay Dilger

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Career and Technical Education (CTE): A Primer, Cassandria Dortch

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Inflation and the Real Minimum Wage: A Fact Sheet, Craig K. Elwell