ILR Review

For more than 75 years, the ILR Review has been 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.

Contact us at:
ILR Review
242 and 244 Ives East Building
ILR School, Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
(607) 255-3295

Calls for Papers

Announcing a Conference and Special Issue on Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Work (PDF, 203 KB)

Now accepting submissions for a special series on Novel Technologies at Work (PDF, 139 KB)

Now accepting submissions for a special series on Work, Labor, and Employment Relations in the COVID-19 Era (PDF, 142 KB)

Announcing the Labor and Employment Relations Association (LERA) and ILR Review Best Paper Competition. (PDF, 182 KB)

Now accepting submissions for a special series on Industry and Organization Studies, in partnership with the Industry Studies Association (ISA). (PDF, 206 KB)

Current Issue – Volume 77, Number 1, January 2024


Adversaries or Cross-Organization Co-Workers? Exploring the Relationship between Gig Workers and Conventional Employees
Michael David Maffie
Top-Down and Bottom-Up Formalization: Waste Pickers’ Struggles for Labor Rights in São Paulo and Bogotá
Manuel Rosaldo
Public Workers’ Mobilizations in Egypt: Perceptions of Sector Potential in Textile and Transport
Nada Matta
Where Are the Fathers? Effects of Earmarking Parental Leave for Fathers in France
Hélène Périvier and Gregory Verdugo
First to $15: Alberta’s Minimum Wage Policy on Employment by Wages, Ages, and Places
Sebastian Fossati and Joseph Marchand

Book Forum
Labor Skills and Migration in India
Chiara Benassi, Guest Editor; Rina Agarwala, Pallavi Banerjee, Thomas Chambers, Vivek Chibber, and Jonathan Parry

Book Reviews
Age of American Capitalism: A History of the United States. By Jonathan Levy.
Reviewed by Jerome Braun.
For Labor to Build Upon: Wars, Depression, and Pandemic. By William B. Gould IV.
Reviewed by Matthew T. Bodie.
A Racial Reckoning in Industrial Relations: Storytelling as Revolution from Within. Edited by Tamara L. Lee, Sheri Davis-Faulkner, Naomi R. Williams, and Maite Tapia.
Reviewed by Xanthe Whittaker.
Grease or Grit? International Case Studies of Occupational Licensing and Its Effects on Efficiency and Quality. Edited by Morris M. Kleiner and Maria Koumenta.
Reviewed by Rebecca Haw Allensworth.
Work Organizational Reforms and Employment Relations in the Automotive Industry: American Employment Relations in Transition. By Kenichi Shinohara.
Reviewed by Tod Rutherford.
We Kept Our Towns Going: The Gossard Girls of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. By Phyllis Michael Wong.
Reviewed by Deepa Kylasam Iyer.