ILR Review

The ILR Review celebrates its 69th 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.

Call for Papers

Now accepting submissions for a conference and special issue on Conflict and Its Resolution in the Changing World of Work, honoring David B. Lipsky

Current Issue – Volume 69, Number 4, August 2016

A Special Issue on Work and Employment Relations in Health Care


  • Editorial Essay: Introduction to a Special Issue on Work and Employment Relations in Health Care
    Ariel C. Avgar, Adrienne E. Eaton, Rebecca Kolins Givan, and Adam Seth Litwin
  • Nurse Unions and Patient Outcomes
    Arindrajit Dube, Ethan Kaplan, and Owen Thompson
  • Health Care Information Technology, Work Organization, and Nursing Home Performance
    Lorin M. Hitt and Prasanna Tambe
  • The Consequences of Electronic Health Record Adoption for Physician Productivity and Birth Outcomes
    Chad D. Meyerhoefer, Mary E. Deily, Susan A. Sherer, Shin-Yi Chou, Lizhong Peng, Michael Sheinberg, and Donald Levick
  • How Do Hospital Nurse Staffing Strategies Affect Patient Satisfaction?
    Jason M. Hockenberry and Edmund R. Becker
  • Creating Highly Reliable Health Care: How Reliability-Enhancing Work Practices Affect Patient Safety in Hospitals
    Timothy J. Vogus and Dawn Iacobucci
  • Who Cares about the Health of Health Care Professionals? An 18-Year Longitudinal Study of Working Time, Health, and Occupational Turnover
    Amit Kramer and Jooyeon Son
  • Filling the Holes: Work Schedulers as Job Crafters of Employment Practice in Long-Term Health Care
    Ellen Ernst Kossek, Matthew M. Piszczek, Kristie L. McAlpine, Leslie B. Hammer, and Lisa Burke
  • How Financial Cutbacks Affect the Quality of Jobs and Care for the Elderly
    Diane J. Burns, Paula J. Hyde, and Anne M. Killett

Book Reviews

  • Creating the Health Care Team of the Future: The Toronto Model for Interprofessional Education and Practice. By Sioban Nelson, Maria Tassone, and Brian D. Hodges.
    Reviewed by Jody Hoffer Gittell.
  • Selling Our Souls: The Commodification of Hospital Care in the United States. By Adam D. Reich.
    Reviewed by Nick Krachler.
  • Caring for America: Home Health Workers in the Shadow of the Welfare State. By Eileen Boris and Jennifer Klein.
    Reviewed by Patrice Mareschal.