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.

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Calls for Papers

Announcing a Special Issue on Public, Private, and Social Labor Governance in Global Production (PDF, 225 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 76, Number 5, October 2023

Letter from the Editors


How Do Employer Practices Affect Economic Mobility?
Erin L. Kelly, Hazhir Rahmandad, Nathan Wilmers, and Aishwarya Yadama
Networked Movements and Bureaucratic Unions: The Structure of the 2018 #RedForEd Teachers’ Strikes
Rebecca Tarlau
Union Bargaining Power and Institutional Investors: Evidence from 20 OECD Countries, 1980–2017
Yasmine Mohamed and Thibault Darcillon
Being on the Frontline? Immigrant Workers in Europe and the COVID-19 Pandemic
Francesco Fasani and Jacopo Mazza
Coping with H-1B Shortages: Firm Performance and Mitigation Strategies
Anna Maria Mayda, Francesc Ortega, Giovanni Peri, Kevin Shih, and Chad Sparber

Book Reviews
Highly Discriminating: Why the City Isn’t Fair and Diversity Doesn’t Work. By Louise Ashley.
Reviewed by Louise Folkes.
The Flexibility Paradox: Why Flexible Working Leads to (Self-)Exploitation. By Heejung Chung.
Reviewed by Gemma Dale.
Work and Labor Relations in the Construction Industry: An International Perspective. Edited by Dale Belman, Janet Druker, and Geoffrey White.
Reviewed by Cihan Bilginsoy.
Der Staat als ‚Guter Auftraggeber‘? Öffentliche Auftragsvergabe zwischen Vermarktlichung und Sozialpolitisierung [The State as “Good Commissioner”? Public Procurement between Marketization and Social Protection]. By Karen Jaehrling and Christin Stiehm.
Reviewed by Ian Greer.
Collective Skill Formation in the Knowledge Economy. Edited by Giuliano Bonoli and Patrick Emmenegger.
Reviewed by Konstantin J. M. Peveling.

Indices to Volume 76, 2023