Industrial Relations/Workplace Relations

  • ILO (International Labour Organisation)


    The International Labour Organization (ILO) is the only tripartite U.N. agency with government, employer, and worker representatives.

    List of topic areas.

    List of publications.

    ILO databases.

    Labordoc - Contains references to a wide range of print and electronic publications, including journal articles, from countries around the world, on all aspects of work and sustainable livelihoods, and the work-related aspects of economic and social developments and human rights.  Provides an ever increasing number of links to online publications available on the internet.

    Link: International Labour Organisation (free online)

  • IREL (Informit)


    Bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts published and unpublished material on industrial relations and related topics.

    Source documents are Australian monographs, academic and current affairs journals; and less accessible publications, such as newsletters of trade union and employer groups, working papers, reports, annual reports, and conference proceedings.

    Subject coverage includes industrial conflict, wages and conditions, labour market economics, equal employment opportunity, labour law, occupational health and safety, workplace reform, enterprise bargaining, and trade union restructuring.

    Link: IREL - Australian Industrial Relations Database

    Coverage: 1983-Oct 2000

  • WORKLIT (Informit)


    WORKLIT is a bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts articles from published and unpublished material on industrial relations and related topics.

    Source documents are journal articles, research reports, occasional papers, conference papers and videos.  Material indexed is predominantly published overseas.

    Subject coverage includes industrial relations, workplace reform, enterprise bargaining, participative practices, performance appraisal, job design, absenteeism, benchmarking, technological change, management, teleworking, retrenchment and dismissal.

    Link: WORKLIT

    Coverage: 1907-Dec 2002