About the Journal

The New Zealand Journal of Industrial Relations was published between 1977 and 2003. In 2004 it was renamed the New Zealand Journal of Employment Relations. The Journal was published by the Industrial Relations Society of New Zealand (1977-1980), the New Zealand Institute for Industrial Relations Research Inc (1981-1991) and the Foundation for Industrial Relations Research and Education (1992-2003). However, views expressed by contributors to the Journal are their own and do not necessarily reflect the views either of the editors or of the publishers. This site contains the full text of the Journal from 1977 to 1996. Subsequent issues of the Journal and of the New Zealand Journal of Employment Relations are available from a range of sources including Proquest and ABI/Inform.

Journal History

The New Zealand Journal of Industrial Relations was published by the Industrial Relations Society of New Zealand In (1977-1980), the New Zealand Institute for Industrial Relations Research Inc (1981-1991) and the Foundation for Industrial Relations Research and Education (1992-2003). However, views expressed by contributors to the Journal are their own and do not necessarily reflect the views either of the editors or of the publishers. The journal appeared three times a year, in May, August and November.

Editorial History

  • 1976-1977. Editors: Margaret Wilson, John Deeks. Editorial Advisory Board: Dr J. Farmer, P. Purdue, H.O. Roth, Prof. A. Szakats, N. S. Woods.
  • 1977-1978. Editor: John Deeks. Editorial Advisory Board: Dr J. Farmer, P. Purdue, H.O. Roth, Prof. A. Szakats, N. S. Woods.
  • 1979. Editor: John Deeks. Review's Editor: Don Turkington. Editorial Advisory Board: Dr J. Farmer, P. Purdue, H.O. Roth, Prof. A. Szakats, N. S. Woods.
  • 1980. Vol. 1. Editor: John Deeks. Editorial Advisory Board: Dr J. Farmer, P. Purdue, H.O. Roth, Prof. A. Szakats, N. S. Woods.
  • 1980. Vol2/3. Editor: Peter Brosnan. Gordon Anderson. Reviews Editor: David Smith.
  • 1981 -1983. Editor: Peter Brosnan, Industrial Relations Centre, Victoria University of Wellington. Reviews Editor: David Smith, Department of Business Administration, Victoria University of Wellington. Associate Editor: Gordon Anderson, Department of Accountancy, Victoria University of Wellington. Editorial Board: J. Forman, P. Purdue, H.O. Roth, A. Szakats, N.S. Woods.
  • 1984. Editors: D F Smith (Editor), G J Anderson (Associate Editor) P J Walsh (Reviews Editor), Victoria University of Wellington. Editorial Board: G S Bain (University of Warwick, U K): P Brosnan (Victoria University); J Deeks (University of Auckland); B Gustavsen (Work Research Institutes, Norway); G Hanley (New Zealand Steel Ltd) P S Harris (Public Service Association); J M Howells (University of Otago); C McCarthy (Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland); D J Martin (Department of Labour); D Plowman (University of New South Wales, Australia); D N L Randle (New Zealand Electricity); J M Reid (Auckland Shop Assistants Union); H Roth (Auckland); G Strauss (University of California, Berkeley, USA); A Szakats (Hornblow, Carran, Jurta, Lawrence and Co., Wellington); F J L Young (Permanent Arbitrator, Fiji); N S Woods (Wellington).
  • 1986. Editors: D F Smith (Editor) Victoria University of Wellington, N Williams (Reviews editor) Christchurch Polytechnic. Business Manager: G Anderson. Victoria University of Wellington. Editorial Board: G S Bain (University of Warwick, U K): P Brosnan (Victoria University); J Deeks (University of Auckland); B Gustavsen (Work Research Institutes, Norway); G Hanley (New Zealand Steel Ltd) P S Harris (Public Service Association); J M Howells (University of Otago); C McCarthy (Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland); D J Martin (Department of Labour); D Plowman (University of New South Wales, Australia); D N L Randle (New Zealand Electricity); J M Reid (Auckland Shop Assistants Union); H Roth (Auckland); G Strauss (University of California, Berkeley, USA); A Szakats (Hornblow, Carran, Kurta and Co., Wellington); F J L Young (Permanent Arbitrator, Fiji); N S Woods (Wellington).
  • 1987. Editors: Pat Walsh (Editor) Victoria University of Wellington, Neil Williams (Reviews Editor) Christchurch Polytechnic. Editorial Assistant: Christina Gardner. Business Manager: Gordon Anderson, Victoria University of Wellington. Editorial Board: G S Bain (University of Waxwick, U K): P Brosnan (Victoria University); J Deeks (University of Auckland); B Gustavsen (Work Research Institutes, Noxway); G Hanley (New Zealand Steel Ltd) P S Harns (Public Service Association); J M Howells (University of Otago); D J Martin (Department of Labour); D Plowman (University of New South Wales. Australia); D N L Randle (New Zealand Electricity); J M Re1d (Auckland Shop Assistants Union); H Roth (Auckland); G Strauss (University of Califomia, Berkeley, USA); A Szakats (Hornblow, Carran. Kurta and Co. Wellington); F J L Young (Wellmgton); N S Woods (Wellington).
  • 1988. Editors: Pat Walsh (Editor) Victoria University of Wellington, Alan Geare (Reviews Editor) University of Otago. Business Manager: Gordon Anderson, Victoria University of Wellington. Editorial Board: G S Bain (University of Warwick. U K): P Brosnan (Victoria University); J Deeks (University of Auckland); B Gustavsen (Work Research Institutes. Norway); G Hanley (New Zealand Steel Ltd) P S Harris (Public Service Association); J M Howells (University of Otago); D J Martin (Department of Labour); D Plowman  (University of New South Wales. Australia); D N L Randle (New Zealand Electricity); J M Reid (Auckland Shop Assistants Union); H Roth (Auckland); G Strauss (University of California, Berkeley. USA); A Szakats (Horn blow. Carran. Kurta and Co. Wellington); F J L Young (Wellington); N S Woods (Wellington).
  • 1989. Editors: Pat Walsh (Editor) Victoria University of Wellington, Alan Geare (Reviews Editor) University of Otago. Assistant Editor: Michelle Golder. Business Manager: Gordon Anderson, Victoria University of Wellington.
  • 1990. Editors: Pat Walsh, Gordon Anderson and Peter Brosnan Victoria University of Wellington. Nigel Haworth (Reviews Editor) University of Auckland.
  • 1996. Editor: Alan Geare. Associate Editor: Ian McAndrew. Reviews Editor and Business Manager: Lois Blair.