ILR Review

For more than 70 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

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

Announcing a Conference and Special Issue on Transnational Employment Relations in the European Union (PDF, 156 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 74, Number 3, May 2021

A Special Issue on New Theories in Employment Relations

New Directions in Employment Relations Theory: Understanding Fragmentation, Identity, and Legitimacy
Virginia Doellgast, Matthew Bidwell, and Alexander J. S. Colvin, Guest Editors
From Bread and Roses to #MeToo: Multiplicity, Distance, and the Changing Dynamics of Conflict in IR Theory
Christine A. Riordan and Alexander M. Kowalski
Relational Exchange in Non-union Firms: A Configurational Framework for Workplace Dispute Resolution and Voice
Ariel C. Avgar
Confronting Race and Other Social Identity Erasures: The Case for Critical Industrial Relations Theory
Tamara L. Lee and Maite Tapia
Identification and Worker Responses to Workplace Change: Evidence from Four Cases in India
Aruna Ranganathan
Fissured Employment and Network Bargaining: Emerging Employment Relations Dynamics in a Contingent World of Work
Mark Anner, Matthew Fischer-Daly, and Michael Maffie
How Do Employers Choose between Types of Contingent Work? Costs, Control, and Institutional Toying
Chiara Benassi and Andreas Kornelakis
Rethinking the Role of the State in Employment Relations for a Neoliberal Era
Chris Howell
The Social Organization of Ideas in Employment Relations
Glenn Morgan and Marco Hauptmeier

Special Feature
Commentary on New Theories in Employment Relations
Janice Bellace, Andrew Minster, Karen Scott, Erin L. Kelly, Thomas A. Kochan, Mari Sako, and Bruce E. Kaufman

Book Review Symposium
No Longer Newsworthy: How the Mainstream Media Abandoned the Working Class, by Christopher R. Martin
Reviews by: Michael Hillard, Brooke Erin Duffy, Phela Townsend, Steven Greenhouse, and Christopher R. Martin