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

FITE in solidarity with protesting workers of Greaves Cotton Limited

Sunday, 24th of January 2016 saw a vibrant protest near Chepauk Stadium, Chennai. More than 100 employees of Greaves Cotton Petrol Engine Unit participated in the day long protest organised by DTUC – Democratic Trade Union Center. Leaders of various Trade Union across the state of Tamil Nadu also participated… Continue reading

Greetings! It is F.I.T.E’s First Anniversary

Politics is a term that has various definitions but definitely is not as narrow as getting confined to standing in elections alone. In broader sense, politics is love for people. In sense of self respect, it is about making fellow citizens stand and lead life on their own legs. In… Continue reading

FITE members’ interaction with Trade Unionists in Chennai

In an endeavor to empower employees, We – Forum for IT Employees – Chennai Chapter conducted a session on “Trade Unions” at our office at Velachery.  The session was attended by FITE members, students and the rights activists. Comrade. Vijayan, a champion Trade Unionist conducted the morning session. He gave… Continue reading

FITE’s legal battle at Madras High Court continues

In January 2015, FITE has filed two writ petitions in the Madras High Court to direct the labour conciliation officer to initiate conciliation proceedings immediately and to provide the interim stay against the termination by TCS till then. On the first writ filed by FITE, TCS management had revoked the… Continue reading

F.I.T.E. Bhubaneswar Chapter Launch on Valentine’s Day!

******* F.I.T.E. Bhubaneswar Chapter Launch ******* F.I.T.E. spreads its wings! Spread the news widely! Commencement of Bhubaneswar Chapter This Saturday | 14 Feb 2015 |  4:00 PM Location:  Biju Patnaik Park. Employees of IT and ITES companies, come and join! Join the meeting and be part of the united might! Contact:… Continue reading

F.I.T.E. Publishes Third Expense List

As we have already announced, here is the third list of expenses: Expense Details Amount (Rs.) Campaign Materials Expenses – Bengaluru, HYD, Chennai 23000 Seminar Expenses – Hall Rent, Posters Pasting, Banners & Posters Printing 12435 FITE POCs Train/Bus Travel, Local Travel, Food & Phone Bills 5596 Phone bills of FITE… 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