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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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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BLS Spotlight on Statistics: Foreign-born Workers In The U.S. Labor Force, Abraham T. Mosisa

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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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International Trade and Household Businesses: Evidence from Vietnam, Nina Pavcnik, Brian McCaig, and Eric V. Edmonds

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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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Assessement of Ethiopia's Labor Inspection System, Jeff Wheeler and Keith Goddard

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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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The Next Frontier: Preventing and Litigating Family Responsibilities Discrimination, Joan Williams

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U.S. Labor Market Continued to Improve in 2012, Lisa Williamson

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50 Years Later: Women, Work & the Work Ahead (Infographic), Women's Bureau

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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Isolation or Opportunity? Experimental Analysis of a Housing Program for Urban Slum Dwellers in India, Sharon Barnhardt, Erica Field, and Rohini Pande

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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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2011 Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor, Bureau of International Labor Affairs

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Progress in Implementing Chapter 16 (Labor) and Capacity-Building under the Dominican Republic – Central America – United States Free Trade Agreement, Bureau of International Labor Affairs

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Public Report of Review of Office of Trade and Labor Affairs U.S. Submission 2010-03 (Peru), Bureau of International Labor Affairs

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Public Report of Review of U.S. Submission 2011-01 (Bahrain), Bureau of International Labor Affairs

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Technical Report: Survey to Estimate Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC) in Bekasi Region of West Java, Indonesia, in 2012, Bureau of International Labor Affairs

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Trade and Employment Effects of the Andean Trade Preference Act - 2011, Bureau of International Labor Affairs

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A Profile of the Working Poor, 2010, Bureau of Labor Statistics

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BLS Spotlight on Statistics: Fashion, Bureau of Labor Statistics

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BLS Spotlight on Statistics: Hurricane Sandy - A Pre-storm Look At Affected Areas, Bureau of Labor Statistics

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BLS Spotlight on Statistics: National Hispanic Heritage Month, Bureau of Labor Statistics

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BLS Spotlight on Statistics: The Recession Of 2007-2009, Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Characteristics of Minimum Wage Workers: 2011, Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Charting International Labor Comparisons (2012 Edition), Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Consumer Expenditures in 2010, Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Extended Mass Layoffs in 2011, Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Highlights of Women's Earnings in 2011, 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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Labor Force Characteristics by Race and Ethnicity, 2011, Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Retirement Costs for Defined Benefit Plans Higher Than for Defined Contribution Plans, Bureau of Labor Statistics

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The Latino Labor Force at a Glance, Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Who Has Benefits in Private Industry in 2012?, Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Wholesale and Retail Producer Price Indexes: Margin Prices, 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