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

F.I.T.E released ‘Mariyadhaikuriya IT Nanbanuku’, a book about Techies work life by a Techie

On a pleasant Saturday evening at Nila Party Hall, Adyar, Chennai, the book “Mariyadhaikuriya IT Nanbanuku” was released amongst enthusiastic members of F.I.T.E Chennai Team, representatives of various social movements and the Chief Guests for the day. Sathiesh, Joint Secretary, F.I.T.E Chennai welcomed the audience and the chief guests with… 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

F.I.T.E Tamil Nadu Elections 2016 and Charter of Demands Press Release

Most of the issues and victimizations pertaining to employees of IT/ITES sector are silenced with in the walls of the companies and its’ conference rooms. During December 2014, when IT major TCS attempted a large scale layoff, Forum for IT Employees (F.I.T.E) was launched in order to combat that layoff.… 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

NAME & SHAME – Is Helios and Matheson the next Satyam Scam in the making?

To dear fellow citizens of the country, we request your kind attention. As you read this note, employees of Helios and Matheson, an IT services company are being cheated by the management of that company. The company has Not paid months of salary for their employees, Not paid their promised… Continue reading