ILR Review

The ILR Review celebrates its 70th anniversary at the forefront of publishing peer-reviewed research on work and employment relations. The Review, published by SAGE Publications, is part of the Cornell University ILR School, which is regarded as the leading academic institution focused on the world of work.

We are dedicated to international and interdisciplinary research that advances new theory, presents novel empirical work, and informs organizational and public policy.

Calls for Papers

Now accepting submissions for a special series on Industry and Organization Studies, in partnership with the Industry Studies Association (ISA). (PDF, 200 KB)

Current Issue – Volume 71, Number 4, August 2018

A Special Issue on the Impact of Immigrant Legalization Initiatives:
International Perspectives on Immigration and the World of Work


  • Introduction to a Special Issue on the Impact of Immigrant Legalization Initiatives: International Perspectives on Immigration and the World of Work
    Maria Lorena Cook, Shannon Gleeson, Kati L. Griffith, and Lawrence M. Kahn
  • The Impact of Acquiring Unrestricted Work Authorization on Romanian and Bulgarian Migrants in the United Kingdom
    Martin Ruhs and Jonathan Wadsworth
  • Employment of Undocumented Immigrants and the Prospect of Legal Status: Evidence from an Amnesty Program
    Carlo Devillanova, Francesco Fasani, and Tommaso Frattini
  • Legal but Deportable: Institutionalized Deportability and the Limits of Collective Bargaining among Participants in Canada’s Seasonal Agricultural Workers Program
    Leah F. Vosko
  • From “Migrant” to “Citizen”: Labor Market Integration of Former Live-In Caregivers in Canada
    Rupa Banerjee, Philip Kelly, Ethel Tungohan, Petronila Cleto, Conely de Leon, Mila Garcia, Marco Luciano, Cynthia Palmaria, and Chris Sorio
  • An Analysis of the Labor Market for Uber’s Driver-Partners in the United States
    Jonathan V. Hall and Alan B. Krueger
  • Firms’ Adjustments to Employment Protection Legislation: Evidence from South Korea
    Jisun Baek and WooRam Park
  • Asymmetric Labor Market Reforms: Effects on Wage Growth and Conversion Probability of Fixed-Term Contracts
    Marta Silva, Luis Filipe Martins, and Helena Lopes

Book Reviews

  • Making Immigrant Rights Real: Nonprofits and the Politics of Integration in San Francisco.
    By Els de Graauw. Reviewed by Doris Marie Provine.
  • The Politics of Immigration: Partisanship, Demographic Change, and American National Identity.
    By Tom K. Wong. Reviewed by Mark Bergfeld.
  • Scratching Out a Living: Latinos, Race, and Work in the Deep South. By Angela Stuesse.
    On the Line: Slaughterhouse Lives and the Making of the New South. By Vanesa Ribas.
    Reviewed by Eric Arce.
  • Living on the Margins: Undocumented Migrants in a Global City.
    By Alice Bloch and Sonia McKay. Reviewed by Dario Azzellini.
  • The Economic and Fiscal Consequences of Immigration.
    Edited by Francine D. Blau and Christopher Mackie. Reviewed by Kevin Shih.
  • I Am Not a Tractor! How Florida Farmworkers Took on the Fast Food Giants and Won.
    By Susan L. Marquis. Reviewed by Janice R. Fine.
  • Border Lives: Fronterizos, Transnational Migrants, and Commuters in Tijuana. By Sergio Chávez.
    Deported: Immigrant Policing, Disposable Labor and Global Capitalism. By Tanya Maria Golash-Boza.
    Reviewed by Claudia Maria López.
  • Precarious Claims: The Promise and Failure of Workplace Protections in the United States.
    By Shannon Gleeson. Reviewed by Elaine Draper.


  • Learning about Democracy at Work: Cross-National Evidence on Individual Employee Voice Influencing Political Participation in Civil Society
    John W. Budd, J. Ryan Lamare, and Andrew R. Timming
  • Collective Action and Customer Service in Retail
    Suresh Naidu and Adam Reich