FITE Maharashtra Met with Hon’ble Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, Shri. Shrikanth Bharatiya together with Shri. Sambhaji Patil on July 29, July 2017.
F.I.T.E. coordinators together with supporters from Pune / Mumbai location meet in person with
Hon’ble Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Shri. Sambhaji Patil, Skill Development In Industry &
Labour Minister on July 29, 2017 at Mumbai, Maharashtra, as advised by OSD Shri. Shrikanth
As directed by OSD Shri. Shrikanth Bharatiya in the previous meet held on July 24th 2017, we handed
over details of 25+ impacted employees with their respective organization names and procedure
which followed at the time of layoff/retrenchment along with demand letter to Hon’ble Chief
FITE members also detailed to Hon’ble Chief Minister about unethical acts of retrenchment, illegal
terminations and forced resignation etc. in IT industry, also acquaint with mental harassment of the
employees were confined in meeting rooms for long hours without access to computer, even their
mobile and even denied for bio calls until they sign resignation papers. Forum also highlighted the
after effects of these layoffs on impacted employees which were resulted in suicide in recent times
across the cities.
The ministers’ were shocked to hear the modus operandi of the IT companies where they flouted
protocols and laws.
Further Hon’ble Chief Minister assured to investigate into the matter and our request to set up a
committee has been taken into account.
Labour Minister Shri Sambhaji Patil will be helping with setting up the committee under the
guidance of Hon’ble Chief Minister and Shri. Shrikanth Bharatiya.
F.I.T.E. thanks Hon’ble Chief Minister and others for taking out time of their busy schedule to listen
our issues and we hope that this kindness and cooperation will remain continue in the future.