Sunidhi Agarwal, Chhavi Kapoor

Eminent Labour Economist & Professor, Human Resources Management Area at XLRI – Xavier School of Management, Dr K R Shyam Sundar’s new book titled Impact of COVID- 19, Reforms and Poor Governance on Labour Rights’ was released today at a virtual event. He dedicated the book to the premier international academic body (co-founded by former President Shri V.V. Giri), the Indian Society of Labour Economics.

In the context of COVID-19, the induced pandemic, and the recent labor reforms IMPRI Impact and Policy Research Institute, and Xavier School of Management organized the book discussion as part of the IMPRI series with Centre for Work and WelfareThe State of Employment #EmploymentDebate as ‘Impact of COVID-19, Reforms and Poor Governance on Labour Rights. The event was co organized by the Indian Social Institute (ISI), New Delhi, Working People’s Charter, and Counterview.

Ramapriya GopalakrishnanILO consultant; Leading Labour Advocate, Chennai contributed as a discussant during the #WebPolicyTalk based on the topic, ‘Impact of COVID-19, Reforms and Poor Governance on Labor Rights‘.

Ms. Ramapriya Gopalakrishnan observed, “The book is a must-read for anyone interested in understanding: the impact of covid-19 on the lives of workers in the country and the changes in the labor law landscape in the new normal world. I commend Synergy Books for bringing out such a book and also the author for his excellent writings.” 

Another point highlighted by her is given below, which were tweeted live:

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