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 The Employment Relations Record is a forum for the publication of research articles on any aspect of the theory and practice of employment relations, in both an international and Pacific Rim context. Papers may consider aspects of employment relations from either (or both) the human resource management or industrial relations disciplines. The contribution of the article to international literature will be evident.
 
Editors
Christine O’Connor, University of Ballarat
Dennis Mortimer, University of Western Sydney
 
Editorial Associate
Virginia Furse
 
 
Notes for Contributors
 
Articles and reviews are expected to demonstrate theoretical or empirical originality. Publication is subject to double blind peer refereeing. The Editors will not accept any paper under simultaneous review by any other journal or publisher. The Editors and Editorial Board reserve the right to refuse any material for publication. The Employment Relations Record holds copyright of published articles. No limitation will be placed on the personal freedom of authors to copy or use material contained in articles and reviews in subsequent work. Payments are not made to authors. If you would like to submit a journal article for consideration, please forward your submissions via email to Virginia Furse at virginia.furse@bigpond.com
 
Articles
 
The Employment Relations Record is a forum for the publication of research articles on any aspect of the theory and practice of employment relations, in both an international and Pacific Rim context. Papers may consider aspects of employment relations from either (or both) the human resource management or industrial relations disciplines. The contribution of the article to international literature will be evident.
 
 
Reviews
 
Review articles that focus on employment relations events, teaching or issues within particular countries are also published. Whilst all topics will be considered, the Editors encourage review articles concerning: developing human resources; workplace and organisational change including changing technologies; employee participation; equal opportunity and managing diversity; employment and labour market legislation and regulation; occupational health and safety; and case studies concerning employment relations in organisations, regions and industries.
 
 
Book Reviews
 
Invited review of books associated with the themes outlined above will also be published. Publishers that would like to submit books for review may contact Christine O’Connor at c.oconnor@ballarat.edu.au.
 
 
Submission Guidelines
 
Authors are asked to submit three copies of their article. The articles should be 4,000-7,000 words and accompanied by an abstract of 100-150 words. It is requested that you adhere to the following guidelines:
 
 
Arrangement
To assist with the anonymous refereeing process a separate title page should contain author(s), name(s), position(s) and organisation (s), and full title of paper and abstract. The main text is to be arranged as follows:
  • Introduction
  • Main text divided into sections
  • Conclusions/recommendations
  • Footnotes
  • Appendices
  • References
  • Acknowledgements
 
Font
Proportional spacing 14 point Times font (mathematical notation and super/subscripts in 12 point Times). 'Quotations' should be set in single quotes. Emphasis should be sent in bold type. Foreign phrases should be set in italics.
 
Line Spacing
One and a half spacing.
 
Headings
Each section should have a heading. These should not be numbered. First level headings should be set in bold in capitals, followed by one blank line and preceded by two blank lines. Second level headings should be set in bold, not capitalised, followed by one blank line and preceded by one blank line.
 
Headers and Footers
No headers and footers. However, your paper should have page numbers pencilled lightly at the right bottom of each page.
 
Footnotes
Keep to a minimum and place at end of main text.
 
Tables and Figures
Number consecutively. Place as soon as possible after reference to table made in text. Title should be flush with the left margin and placed above the table in bold and lower case. For example:
 
Table 1: Visitors to the New Attraction
 
Camera ready copies of figures/charts should be provided.
 
References
Must use the APA:
 
For a book:
 
Silver, L.J. (1957), The Rise of Piracy, The Crosset Press: London.
 
For a chapter in a book:
 
Brick, I. (1996), 'Concrete Models', in Stone, P. (3 ed.), A Primer of Building, Four Square Press, Sydney, 31-72.
 
For a journal:
 
Lindboom, C.E. (2013), 'The Science of Muddling Through', Public Administration Review, 3 (9), pp. 125-126.
 
 
For further information concerning the Journal or to forward a submission for consideration, please contact us at virginia.furse@bigpond.com
 
 
Articles
 
The Employment Relations Record is a forum for the publication of research articles on any aspect of the theory and practice of employment relations, particularly those with an international comparative element. Papers may consider aspects of employment relations from either (or both) the human resource management or industrial relations disciplines. The contribution of the article to international literature will be evident.
 
 
Reviews
 
Review articles that focus on employment relations events, teaching or issues within particular countries are also published. Whilst all topics will be considered, the Editors encourage review articles concerning: developing human resources; workplace and organisational change including changing technologies; employee participation; equal opportunity and managing diversity; employment and labour market legislation and regulation; occupational health and safety; and case studies concerning employment relations in organisations, regions and industries.
 
 
Book Reviews
 
Invited review of books associated with the themes outlined above will also be published. Publishers that would like to submit books for review may contact the editor Christine O’Connor at c.oconnor@ballarat.edu.au.
 
 
Notes
 
We encourage authors to join the Copyright Agency Limited.
 
Authors will also receive a copy of the issue in which their article appears.
 
 
Contact ERR
 
To contact us, please email virginia.furse@bigpond.com
 
Refe rences
American Psychological Association. (2010). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.).
Washington, DC: Author.
American Psychological Association. (2012a). APA style. Retrieved from http://apastyle.org/
 
American Psychological Association. (2012b). APA style blog. Retrieved from http://blog.apastyle.org/apastyle/
 
Seas, K., & Brizee, A. (2010) APA Style Workshop. Retrieved from
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/664/01/