Public use data files and documentation are available for researchers to use for their own analysis. Most of the data files below were produced for U.S. Department of Labor-funded evaluations.
Title of Study Description Files

2018 Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Surveys


Survey data files from the 2018 employee and worksite FMLA surveys

2018 FMLA Employee Survey Data


SAS/STATA Programs

2018 FMLA Worksite Survey


SAS/STATA Programs

2012 Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Surveys Survey data files: Employee and Worksite Surveys

2000 and 1995 Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Surveys

Survey data files, survey reports, and methodology reports from the 2000 and 1995 employee and worksite FMLA surveys.

2000 FMLA Files

1995 FMLA Files

Young Parents Demonstration (YPD) Evaluation

This study was sponsored by the Employment and Training Administration, Office of Policy Development and Research, Division of Research and Evaluation.

Survey data files: Participant Tracking System (PTS) and Participant 18-month Follow-up Survey

Worker Classification Knowledge Survey


Survey data files: 2014-2015 telephone interviews with 8,503 adult workers across the U.S.
Evaluation of the ARRA COBRA Subsidy: Final Report Survey data files: COBRA Subsidy Survey
Unmeasured Effects? Assessing the Impact of Full-day Kindergarten on Maternal Employment Administrative data: Indiana Department of Education data and U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages
Early Effects of the 2010 Affordable Care Act on Labor Market Outcomes Survey data files: Current Population Survey Basic Monthly data
Effects of Relaxing the Job Search Requirement on Job Match Quality Administrative data: 1986–87 Washington Alternative Work Search experiment (merged with nine years of follow-up administrative wage records)
Effects of Unionization on Worker and Workplace Safety Administrative data: OSHA enforcement data and NLRB election records
Addressing Return-to-Work Issues in the Federal Employees' Compensation Act (FECA) with Administrative Data Administrative data: Outcomes for FECA Cases after 1 year (January 2005 - December 2010) and 3 years (January 2005 - December 2008).
How Are Women Served by the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Adult and Dislocated Worker Programs? Administrative data: 2007 exits and 2009 exits from the WIA Adult and Dislocated Worker Programs.
Using Administrative Data to Address Federal Contractor Violations of Equal Employment Opportunity Laws Administrative data file: Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) Information System (OFIS) records for reviews closed during FY2003 through FY 2012. See data documentation for additional sources.
Workers' Rights - Access, Assertion, and Knowledge. Survey of Public Opinion of the U.S. Working Population on Worker Rights Survey data file.





The Department of Labor’s (DOL) Chief Evaluation Office (CEO) sponsors independent evaluations and research, primarily conducted by external, third-party contractors in accordance with the Department of Labor Evaluation Policy. CEO’s research development process includes extensive technical review at the design, data collection and analysis stage, including: external contractor review and OMB review and approval of data collection methods and instruments per the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA), Institutional Review Board (IRB) review to ensure studies adhere to the highest ethical standards, review by academic peers (e.g., Technical Working Groups), and inputs from relevant DOL agency and program officials and CEO technical staff. Final reports undergo an additional independent expert technical review and a review for Section 508 compliance prior to publication. The resulting reports represent findings from this independent research and do not represent DOL positions or policies.