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

A path breaking judgement, another milestone in IT employees’ rights struggle

It is a historic judgement from Madras Labour Court to uphold the statutory rights of lakhs of employees in Information Technology Industry in India. Like any Industry, IT Industry also booms because of the labour of lakhs of workers. This Judgement is not a blow to IT Industry. Instead it… Continue reading

Collective Resistance is our strength and Unionization is our Constitutional Right

International Workers Day 2016 – Press Release from FITE IT/ITES Industry is playing significant role in Indian economy.It contributes 9.5% in GDP and 38% in total exports. It gives employment opportunity for more than 37 lakhs people in India and 11 lakhs of the workforce are women. The Industries year… 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

FITE supports Dr.Peter’s hunger strike for justice

Press Release FITE – Hyderabad Member, Dr.Peter Pothula, the retrenched employee from Novartis Health Care’s IT division had questioned various unethical practices in the company ranging from “pressurizing employees driving them even to suicides” to “bias in recognitions and promotions”. Instead of constituting a free and fair enquiry on the… Continue reading

FITE sends notice to Novartis International condemning their inhuman labour practices.

Dr. Amit(name changed)  who had been an employee of Novartis India’s IT division is a member of our union as well. We have sent a notice to Novartis stating that the action of termination subjected on Dr. Amit and the consequences he further faced is an action of severe injustice… 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