Bringing together academics, students and practitioners in the field of work, employment and organisational studies


International Employment Relations Association

Founded in 1993, the International Employment Relations Association (IERA) is an organisation which represents and serves academics, practitioners, students and others interested in Employment Relations.

The Association provides a forum:

  • that explores the relationship between Human Resource Management, Industrial Relations and Organisational Studies
  • for academic and practitioner consideration of Employment Relations theory and practice
  • which fosters and promotes Employment Relations research
  • which encourages the study and teaching of Employment Relations
IERA holds regular conferences and symposiums and publishes academic journals in the broadly defined field of employment relations. IERA has two regional associations, PERA (covering Asia Pacific) and IERA (Europe).


2015 IERA (Europe) Symposium, London, 30 January 2015

IERA (Europe), jointly with the Work and Employment Research Unit (WERU), University of Greenwich, is holding a symposium on 30th January 2015 at the University of Greenwich, Hamilton House. The symposium theme is: Central and Eastern European employment relations in perspective – history, geography and  variegation.

Further details can be found here.


2015  IERA Annual Conference, Hobart, Australia, 1-4 November 2015

The 2015 IERA Annual Conference will be held in Hobart, Australia, from 1-4 November, 2015. Further details will be available here in early 2015.