International Working Women’s Day – Safety is our right. Not our privilege

Our Respectful IT Friends, To work in a safe and secure environment is the right of every single working women. To ensure the safety of women in the workplace is the responsibility of every employer. As Per Sexual Harassment on Women at Workplaces (Prevention, Prohibition, Redressal) Act, 2013 few of… Continue reading

Press Release – F.I.T.E Bengaluru Chapter

The impact of the Cauvery protests in Bengaluru is going severe day by day affecting livelihood adversely as curfew is implemented in most intensive areas. Buses, taxis and three-wheeler auto-rickshaws are also off the roads, while metro rail service has also been suspended. Shops, markets, malls, hotels, eateries and commercial… Continue reading

Alarming raise of corporate looting of public money in the name of loans from public sector banks and inactive government

All India Bank Employees Associotion and other public sector bank employees associations had announced 2 day strike on 12-13 July 2016. The strike has been deferred as the associate banks management got interim order to restrain the unions from strike in Delhi High Court. Earlier announcement of the strike was… Continue reading

Let’s make a win-win situation: A Reply to Mr TV Mohandas Pai from Forum for IT Employees

Dear Friends, A Reply from F.I.T.E to Mr. Mohandas Pai and other senior IT management folks has been published by thenewsminute. Few days back Tamil Nadu Government clarified that Labour Laws are applicable and do protect IT/ITES Employees. Senior management of IT companies commented about it in bad taste. Editorial… Continue reading

Press Release: On Tamil Nadu Government’s Clarification that IT/ITES Employees are being covered by Industrial Disputes Act

Forum for IT Employees welcomes Tamil Nadu government’s decision to uphold the democratic rights of IT employees. Replying to a petition filed by New Democratic Labour Front (NDLF) – IT Employees Wing, Principal Secretary of Tamil Nadu Labour and Employment Department Kumar Jayant said: “IT company employees also are free to… Continue reading

There is an Event @ F.I.T.E Chennai Chapter on 28th May & You are cordially invited

Dear Friends, It is with immense pleasure that we invite you for our first ever Book Release function from F.I.T.E. The book “Mariyadhaikuriya IT Nanbanuku” (Respected IT Friend) is a compilation of articles written by Kathiravan Nagarathinam, Member, F.I.T.E Bengaluru Chapter. The book, written in Tamil travels with the reader… Continue reading

Complaint on IT/ITES Companies’ in violation of Laws of Land

In poll bound state of Tamil Nadu, many IT/ITES companies have violated Election Commission’s and Labour Commission’s orders. F.I.T.E has made a complaint about this to the Government. Copy of the complaint is being shared here. Respected Sir, Our organization Forum for IT Employees (F.I.T.E) have been representing IT/ITES employees… Continue reading

Wishes of Unity from FITE on International Workers’ Day

Earth was a mere stardust when it was created 4.5 Billion years ago. It was people like us who carved Earth’s barren lands of rocks and mountains in to wonderful places of inhabitance. It is WE, the working people who produce rice and milk, cotton and dress, iron and vehicle,… Continue reading

FITE – Charter of Demands – IT and ITES Employees

By striking the potentialities of Steam, Electricity, Nuclear Energy and Information Technology, Humanity has witnessed three industrial revolutions and has reached the present state. With Artificial Intelligence at the heart of Information Technology, we are on the verge of stepping into the fourth industrial revolution which will empower Machines and… Continue reading

Human chain condemning sexual assault of a BPO women employee – Bengaluru

If there is any conscience still left! Every time we hear it, it wrecks our conscience. How long would this continue? How many victims still? Imagine the trauma that she would have faced. We fellow humans at Forum for IT employees share the grief of the 23 year old woman… Continue reading