Employee Relations: Volume 34 Issue 6


The International Journal

Table of contents - Special Issue: Employee Relations, Migration and Geographical Mobility

Guest Editors: Jenny K. Rodriguez, Lesley Mearns

Problematising the interplay between employment relations, migration and mobility

Jenny K. Rodriguez, Lesley Mearns

The purpose of this paper is to introduce the special issue by problematising labour agency, precariousness, and labour fragmentation as defining themes of the interplay between…


Mobility among Latin American migrants: The case of Bolivians in São Paulo and Brazilians in London

Jacob Lima, Angelo Martins

The purpose of this paper is to reflect on the impact of globalisation and productive restructuring in contemporary migration flows in Latin America. It analyses two different…

The use of ethnicity in recruiting domestic labour : A case study of French placement agencies in the care sector

Annalisa Lendaro, Christian Imdorf

Referring to the sociology of conventions, the purpose of this paper is to examine how various conventions of work coordination and employee relations affect how recruiters in the…

Employers and migration in low‐skilled services in Dublin

Siobhán Rachel McPhee

The purpose of this paper is to analyse the role of employers as “institutional” factors in the creation of segmentation in the labour market. Industrial structure defines…


Immigrant workers’ (im)mobilities and their re‐emigration strategies

Sonia Pereira

The purpose of this paper is to challenge the idea of the immobile immigrant worker, trapped in the bottom segments of the labour market, by exploring how immigrants and their…


Labour market experiences of skilled British migrants in Vancouver

William S. Harvey

The purpose of this paper is to explore the labour market experiences of highly skilled migrants from developed countries who are not linguistic or visible minorities in the host…

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