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Relations industrielles/Industrial Relations (RI/IR) is a bilingual quarterly published since 1945 by the Department of Industrial Relations at Laval University (Québec, Canada). It was the world's first academic journal in industrial relations and is the only journal in the field in Canada.


Call for papers: A Renewed HRM

RI/IR wish to publish a special issue on “A Renewed Approach to Human Resource Management (HRM)”. The guest editors are Steve Vincent, Laurent Taskin and Yves Hallée. Manuscripts should be submitted by October 30th, 2016. For more information, see this document.

The New Boundaries of the Employment Relationship

The journal wish to publish a special issue on “The New Boundaries of the Employment Relationship”. The guest editors of this special issue are Yanick Noisseux, Christian Papinot and Guylaine Vallée. Manuscripts should be submit by March 15, 2016. For more details, please consult this document.


Call for papers

The editorial team at RI/IR is interested in receiving submissions on all aspects of work and employment in either English, French or Spanish. Prospective authors are invited to submit papers roughly 7,000 to 8,000 words in length including abstract and bibliography and to ensure that their papers are ready to be reviewed by their peers. We particularly encourage recent PhD graduates to submit articles based on their doctoral research. Prospective authors must ensure that their submissions are in conformity with RI/IR style guidelines.


Books for reviews

RI/IR offers to its readers a book reviews section in which interesting books written by industrial relations specialists are critically examined. Suggestions of books to review are always welcome from our readers as are offers to review current works. If you are interested to contribute to the quality of this section as a reviewer, please contact our Associate Editor for English Book Reviews Travis Fast or our Associate Editor for French Book Reviews Yves Hallée.

71 (1) 2016


Amélioration ou polarisation ? Évolution de la structure et de la qualité des emplois au Québec et au Canada, 1997-2013
Paul-André Lapointe et Catherine Bach

Supply Chain Leverage and Regulating Health and Safety Management in Shipping
David Walters, Philip James, Helen Sampson, Syamantak Bhattacharya, Conghua Xue and Emma Wadsworth

La pratique de la négociation basée sur les intérêts dans les processus de négociation collective : perceptions et appropriations syndicales
Marc-Antonin Hennebert, Marcel Faulkner et Reynald Bourque

Understanding the Pathways to Above-Mandatory Severance Pay When Downsizing: A Qualitative Comparative Analysis of 20 Cases in France
Pierre Garaudel, Rachel Beaujolin, Florent Noël and Géraldine Schmidt

L’interaction entre facteurs organisationnels et locus de contrôle dans la prédiction de l’engagement organisationnel affectif
Xavier Parent-Rocheleau, Gilles Simard, Kathleen Bentein et Michel Tremblay

Varieties of Capitalism: A Critique
Travis William Fast

Culture organisationnelle, condition de l’organisation du travail et épuisement professionnel
Julie Dextras-Gauthier et Alain Marchand


Perspectives multidimensionnelles sur les restructurations d’entreprise
Sous la direction de Patrice Jalette et Linda Rouleau - François Bolduc

Les agences de travail temporaire : leur rôle et leur fonctionnement comme intermédiaires du marché du travail
Sous la direction de Mircea Vultur et Jean Bernier - Marie-Laure Dioh

Prévenir les problèmes de santé mentale au travail : contribution d’une recherche-action en milieu scolaire
Par Marie-France Maranda, Simon Viviers et Jean-Simon Deslauriers - Marie-Michelle Gouin

Sports and Labor in the United States
By Michael Schiavone - Braham Dabscheck