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 2012

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Unemployment Compensation (UC): Eligibility for Students Under State and Federal Laws, Julie M. Whittaker and Alan Eder

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Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Countries: Comparative Trade and Economic Analysis, Brock R. Williams

Manuscripts from 2011

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U.S. Multinational Services Companies: Effects of Foreign Affiliate Activity on U.S. Employment, Lisa Alejandro, Richard Brown, Erick Oh, Joann Peterson, Samantha Brady Pham, Matthew Reisman, and Isaac Wohl

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The Proposed U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Agreement, M Angeles Villarreal

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International Violence Against Women: U.S. Response and Policy Issues, Luisa Blanchfield, Rhoda Margesson, Tiaji Salaam-Blyther, Nina M. Serafino, and Liana Sun Wyler

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Proposed U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Agreement: Labor Issues, Mary Jane Bolle

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Proposed U.S.-South Korea Free Trade Agreement and Potential Employment Effects: Analysis of Studies, Mary Jane Bolle and James K. Jackson

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Funding Gaps and Government Shutdowns: CRS Experts, Clinton T. Brass

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Religion and the Workplace: Legal Analysis of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as It Applies to Religion and Religious Organizations, Cynthia Brougher

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Temporary Assistance for Needy Families: Update on Families Served and Work Participation, Kay E. Brown

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Immigration Legislation and Issues in the 111th Congress, Andorra Bruno, Karma Ester, Margaret Mikyung Lee, Alison Siskin, and Ruth Ellen Wasem

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Charting International Labor Comparisons, Bureau of Labor Statistics

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China and the United States—A Comparison of Green Energy Programs and Policies, Richard J. Campbell

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CBO's 2011 Long-Term Projections for Social Security: Additional Information, Congressional Budget Office

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CBO's 2011 Long-Term Projections for Social Security: Infographic, Congressional Budget Office

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CBO’s Labor Force Projections Through 2021, Congressional Budget Office

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Changes in the Distribution of Workers’ Hourly Wages Between 1979 and 2009, Congressional Budget Office

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Estimated Impact of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act on Employment and Economic Output from April 2011 Through June 2011, Congressional Budget Office

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Estimated Impact of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act on Employment and Economic Output from January 2011 Through March 2011, Congressional Budget Office

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Migrants’ Remittances and Related Economic Flows, Congressional Budget Office

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Annual Report 2011, Congressional-Executive Commission on China

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Trade in Services: The Doha Development Agenda Negotiations and U.S. Goals, William H. Cooper

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The Proposed U.S.-South Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS FTA): Provisions and Implications, William H. Cooper, Mark E. Manyin, Remy Jurenas, and Michaela D. Platzer

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Analysis of a Permanent Prohibition on Implementing the Major Health Care Legislation Enacted in March 2010, Douglas W. Elmendorf

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Economic Recovery: Sustaining U.S. Economic Growth in a Post-Crisis Economy, Craig K. Elwell

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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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United States-Canada Trade and Economic Relationship: Prospects and Challenges, Ian F. Fergusson

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Welfare, Work, and Poverty Status of Female-Headed Families with Children: 1987-2009, Thomas Gabe

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

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Economic Development Assistance for Communities Affected by Employment Changes Due to Military Base Closures (BRAC), Oscar R. Gonzales

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Gender Pay Differences: Progress Made, but Women Remain Overrepresented Among Low-Wage Workers, Government Accountability Office

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Dispute Settlement in the Proposed U.S.-South Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS FTA), Jeanne J. Grimmett

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World Trade Organization (WTO) Decisions and Their Effect in U.S. Law, Jeanne J. Grimmett

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WTO Dispute Settlement: Status of U.S. Compliance in Pending Cases, Jeanne J. Grimmett

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Workplace Violence, 1993-2009: National Crime Victimization Survey and the Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries, Erika Harrell PhD.

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The Proposed U.S.-Panama Free Trade Agreement, J. F. Hornbeck

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Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) and Its Role in U.S. Trade Policy, J. F. Hornbeck and Laine Elise Rover

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An Analysis of the “Buffett Rule”, Thomas L. Hungerford

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Changes in the Distribution of Income Among Tax Filers Between 1996 and 2006: The Role of Labor Income, Capital Income, and Tax Policy, Thomas L. Hungerford

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Finance and the Economy: Occupy Wall Street in Historical Perspective, Mark Jickling and Sean M. Hoskins

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India: Domestic Issues, Strategic Dynamics, and U.S. Relations, K. Alan Kronstadt, Paul K. Kerr, Michael F. Martin, and Bruce Vaughn

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Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response: The SAFER Grant Program, Lennard G. Kruger

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Economic Growth and the Unemployment Rate, Linda Levine

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Job Creation in the Manufacturing Revival, Marc Levinson

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State and Local Government Debt: An Analysis, Steven Maguire

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State and Local Government Debt: An Analysis, Steven Maquire

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Conflicts of Interest in Derivatives Clearing, Rena S. Miller

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China-U.S. Trade Issues, Wayne M. Morrison

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Past Government Shutdowns: Key Resources, Jared Conrad Nagel and Justin Murray

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U.S. International Trade: Trends and Forecasts, Dick K. Nanto and J. Michael Donnelly

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Greening of the World of Work: O*NET® Project’s Book of References, National Center for O*NET Development

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Private Health Insurance Premiums and Rate Reviews, Mark Newsom and Bernadette Fernandez

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Congressional Lawmaking: A Perspective On Secrecy and Transparency, Walter J. Oleszek

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

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U.S. Wind Turbine Manufacturing: Federal Support for an Emerging Industry, Michaela D. Platzer

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Characteristics of Scientists and Engineers in the United States: 2006, Steven Proudfoot

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Trafficking in Persons in Latin America and the Caribbean, Clare Ribando Seelke

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Nanotechnology and Environmental, Health, and Safety: Issues for Consideration, John F. Sargent Jr.

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Nanotechnology: A Policy Primer, John F. Sargent Jr.

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Collective Bargaining and Employees in the Public Sector, Jon O. Shimabukuro

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The Employee Free Choice Act, Jon O. Shimabukuro

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The Changing Demographic Profile of the United States, Laura B. Shrestha and Elayne J. Heisler

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Social Security Programs Throughout the World: Africa, 2011, Social Security Administration and International Social Security Association

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The National Directory of New Hires, Carmen Solomon-Fears

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Privacy Protections for Personal Information Online, Gina Stevens

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401(k) Plans and Retirement Savings: Issues for Congress, John J. Topoleski

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Addressing Long-Term Unemployment After The Great Recession: The Crucial Role Of Workforce Training, United States Congress Joint Economic Committee

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The Asian-American Labor Force in the Recovery, United States Department of Labor

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The Black Labor Force in the Recovery, United States Department of Labor

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The Hispanic Labor Force in the Recovery, United States Department of Labor

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Women’s Employment During the Recovery, United States Department of Labor

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Delphi Pension Plans: GM Agreements With Unions Give Rise to Unique Differences in Participant Benefits, United States Government Accountability Office

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Health Care Coverage: Job Lock and the Potential Impact of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, United States Government Accountability Office

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Changing American Households, U.S. Census Bureau

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Annual Report on the Federal Work Force, Part I: EEO Complaints Processing (Fiscal Year 2011), U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

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The Economic Effects of Significant U.S. Import Restraints, U. S. International Trade Commission

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Diversity Immigrant Visa Lottery Issues, Ruth Ellen Wasem

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Overview of Immigration Issues in the 112th Congress, Ruth Ellen Wasem

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Unauthorized Aliens Residing in the United States: Estimates Since 1986, Ruth Ellen Wasem

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Unemployment Compensation (Insurance) and Military Service, Julie M. Whitaker

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Women in America: Indicators of Social and Economic Well-Being, White House Council on Women and Girls

Manuscripts from 2010

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Trade Primer: Qs and As on Trade Concepts, Performance, and Policy, Raymond J. Ahearn

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World Trade Organization (WTO): Issues in the Debate on Continued U.S. Participation, Raymond J. Ahearn and Ian F. Fergusson

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An Overview and Examination of the Indian Services Sector, Lisa Alejandro, Eric Forden, Allison Gosney, Erland Herfindahl, Dennis Luther, Erick Oh, Joann Peterson, Matthew Reisman, and Isaac Wohl

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The Law of Church and State: Public Aid to Sectarian Schools, Cynthia Brougher

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Immigration-Related Worksite Enforcement: Performance Measures, Andorra Bruno

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Unauthorized Aliens in the United States, Andorra Bruno

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Unauthorized Alien Students: Issues and "DREAM Act" Legislation, Andorra Bruno

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“Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell:” The Law and Military Policy on Same-Sex Behavior, David F. Burrelli

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The U.S. Motor Vehicle Industry: Confronting a New Dynamic in the Global Economy, Bill Canis and Brent D. Yacobucci

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Estimated Impact of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act on Employment and Economic Output From April 2010 Through June 2010, Congressional Budget Office

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How Policies to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions Could Affect Employment, Congressional Budget Office

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Immigration Policy in the United States: An Update, Congressional Budget Office

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Policies for Increasing Economic Growth and Employment in 2010 and 2011, Congressional Budget Office

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The Role of Immigrants in the U.S. Labor Market: An Update, Congressional Budget Office

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Unemployment Insurance Benefits and Family Income of the Unemployed, Congressional Budget Office

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The EU-South Korea Free Trade Agreement and Its Implications for the United States, William H. Cooper, Remy Jurenas, Michaela D. Platzer, and Mark E. Manyin

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Losing a Job During a Recession, Molly Dahl and Joyce Manchester

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Net Generation: Preparing for Change in the Federal Information Technology Workforce, Department of Defense; Federal Chief Information Officers Council

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Deflation: Economic Significance, Current Risk, and Policy Responses, Craig K. Elwell