A TCSer’s open letter to Mr. Chandra (CEO , TCS) !

Dear Mr. Chandra, TCS is world leader technology service provider.  You are working hard to make TCS more agile and competitive. All employees are happy to strengthen your hands. You have won various prizes like best CEO of the year. TCS market cap has grown multi fold, TCS margin is… Continue reading

FITE will continue the struggle against TCS ‘layoffs’

Forum for IT Employees (F.I.T.E.) was formed by a group of IT professionals to bring together employees of various IT and ITES companies in the last week of December 2014. The forum works as a platform to speak out for the welfare and rights of IT and ITES employees of India. Currently, the forum is… Continue reading

Another FITE member got interim stay on termination by TCS

Despite the stiff opposition by TCS counsel, the Honourable Madras High Court issued an ad-interim injunction order restraining TCS to give effect of its termination letter to a 36 year old male employee for two weeks . The High Court also directed the Labour Conciliation Officer to commence the proceedings… Continue reading

TCS ‘layoffs’: Legal fight continues second day in Madras HC

On the following day after the TCS revoked its termination of a woman employee citing her pregnancy and ‘Tata Ethics’, a writ petition filed by 36 year old TCS employee and another FITE member from Chennai, came for hearing before the Madras High Court on January 21,2015. While Advocate Ramapriya… Continue reading

F.I.T.E. publishes second expense list

As we have already announced, here is the second list of expenses: Expense Details Amount (Rs.) Delhi Expenses (Food, Travel) 6865 Kolkata Expenses (Food, Travel) 4658 Campaign Materials Expenses – Wall posters, Stickers, Auto Stickers, Pamphlets, Flex, Placards (from 12th Jan – 20th Jan) 30200 Fact Finding Panel Expenses (Cab,… Continue reading

Top 10 questions pointed at FITE and FITE’s answers

 F.I.T.E.’s responsibility to IT and ITES society 1) TCS problem and the agitation created – Is this a personal agenda of F.I.T.E.? Certainly No. Even in the recent past, many companies like Yahoo, IBM, Dell laid off employees. But When TCS announced layoffs to as large as 25,000, it rattled… Continue reading

More layoffs on cards; Altisource follows TCS

As the dust around the TCS layoffs refuse to settle down, there are reports that another software company Altisource are firing its employees working in Electronic City Bengaluru. However there is no official statement from Altisource on this firing and the reason behind the same. FITE contacted an employee from… Continue reading