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Foundations and Current Issues in IR/HR (IRE 2001)

This subject guide is meant to assist students, particularly those enrolled in IRE 2001, with research papers and assignments.

Employee Voice - Books Available through U of T Libraries

Employee Voice - Selected Books in the CIRHR Library

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Employee Ownership - Selected Books in the CIRHR Library

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Online Articles and Papers


Barry, M. Dundon, T., & Wilkinson, A. (2018). Employee Voice: Conceptualisations, meanings, limitations and possible integration. In The Routledge Companion to Employment Relations (2018) (currently available in print at the CIRHR library and will be available online in UTLIbraries by October 2018).

Barry, M. & Wilkinson, A. (2015). Pro-Social or Pro-Management? A Critique of the Conception of Employee Voice as a Pro-Social Behaviour within Organizational Behaviour. British Journal of Industrial Relations.

Pohler, D.M. & Luchak, A.A. (2014). Balancing Efficiency, Equity, and Voice: The Impact of Unions and High-Involvement Work Practices on Work Outcomes. ILR Review, 67(4), 1063 - 1094.

Turner, T., & O'Sullivan, M. (2013). Speaking up: Employee voice and attitudes to unions in a non‐union US multinational firm. Industrial Relations Journal, 44(2), 154-170.

Bryson, A., Gomez, R., Kretschmer, T. & Willman, P. (2013). Workplace Voice and Civic Engagement: What Theory and Data Tell Us About Unions and Their Relationship to the Democratic Process. Osgoode Hall Law Journal, 50(4), 965-998.

Fine, J. (2013). Solving the Problem from Hell: Tripartism as a Strategy for Addressing Labour Standards Non-Compliance in the United States.Osgoode Hall Law Journal, 50(4), 813-844.

Finkin, M.W. (2013). Employee Self-Representation and the Law in the United States.Osgoode Hall Law Journal, 50(4), 937-964.

Lewchuk, W. (2013) The Limits of Voice: Are Workers Afraid to Express Their Health and Safety Rights? Osgoode Hall Law Journal, 50(4), 789-812.

Malin, M. (2013). Collective Representation and Employee Voice in the US Public Sector Workplace: Looking North for Solutions? Osgoode Hall Law Journal, 50(4), 903-936.

Slater, J. (2013). Attacks on Public-Sector Bargaining as Attacks on Employee Voice: A (Partial) Defence of the Wagner Act Model. Osgoode Hall Law Journal, 50(4), 875-902.

Vosko, L.F. (2013). "Rights without Remedies": Enforcing Employment Standards in Ontario by Maximizing Voice among Workers in Precarious Jobs. Osgoode Hall Law Journal, 50(4), 845-874.

Mardsden, D. (2013). Individual Voice in Employment Relationships: A Comparison under Different Forms of Workplace Representation. Industrial Relations, 52(S1), 221-258.

Johnstone, S., Wilkinson, A., & Ackers, P. (2011). Applying Budd’s model to partnership. Economic and Industrial Democracy, 32(2), 307-328.

Budd, J., Gollan, P., & Wilkinson, A. (2010). New approaches to employee voice and participation in organizations. Human Relations, 63(3), 303-310.

Tucker, E. (2010). Renorming labour law: Can we escape labour law's recurring regulatory dilemmas? Industrial Law Journal, 39(2), 99-138.

Budd, J. W., & Colvin, A. J. S. (2008). Improved metrics for workplace dispute resolution procedures: Efficiency, equity, and voice. Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society, 47(3), 460-479

Adams, R. J. (2005). Efficiency, equity, and voice as moral imperatives. Employee Responsibilities and Rights Journal, 17(2), 111-117

Bamber, G. J. (2005). The geometry of comparative industrial relations: Efficiency, equity and voice. Employee Responsibilities and Rights Journal, 17(2), 119-122

Estreicher, S. (2005). Geometry does not a theory of employment make. Employee Responsibilities and Rights Journal, 17(2), 123-126

Hyman, R. (2005). Striking a balance? means, ends and ambiguities. Employee Responsibilities and Rights Journal, 17(2), 127-130

Employment with a Human Face: Balancing Efficiency, Equity, and Voice, by John W. Budd, University of Minnesota , 2004 first 25 pages available at Cornell University ILR School DigitalCommons@ILR