Justice For Rasila! IT Employees Gathering

Dear Friends, Rasila Raju, 26 year old woman employee of Infosys, Pune branch was found murdered in her company’s conference room on Sunday night. This has once again brought to focus what safety our employees, especially women employees experience at workplaces. To ensure justice for Rasila is settled and to… Continue reading

Justice For Rasila. Online petition from Forum for IT Employees – F.I.T.E

Rasila Raju,aged 26, a systems engineer, from Kerala, was found dead at the Infosys office in Pune on 29 Jan 2017 Sunday around 10PM. She had been strangled with a computer cable, by a security guard, while she was working on her day off. This recent murder has once again… Continue reading

F.I.T.E petition urging Central & State Governments to implement 6 months of Maternity Leave in Private Sector

The Union Government of India had tabled amendments to Maternity Benefits Act 1961 bill in the Parliament. But the bill is still pending and is yet to be passed as law. We at Forum for IT Employees have analysed the bill in this change.org petition and we are urging the… 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

F.I.T.E – Press Release – Full Support and Solidarity to Country Wide Strike on September 2nd 2016

As a symbol of collective resistance, September 2nd 2016 will see crores of workers in India hitting the streets protesting various anti-labour measures undertaken by the Government of India headed by the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi. Same day last year, an estimated 15 crore workers participated in the strike and showed… 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