FITE & Affected Wipro, Hewlett-Packard and J.P. Morgan Employees filed Petitions – Bengaluru

Date: 22.07.2017 Chennai  Press Release   On June 21st members of Forum for IT Employees (F.I.T.E) and affected IT employees from Wipro, Hewlett-Packard and J.P. Morgan submitted petitions to the Labour Commissioner (LC) of Karnataka. These petitions raise a dispute under the Industrial Dispute Act and demand that the LC… Continue reading

FITE Chennai Press meet – Press Release

Date : 16 Jun 2017 Chennai Press Release In December 2016, when one of the IT giants, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), started to layoff their employees Forum for IT Employees (FITE) was formed by Young Tamil Nadu Movement (YTM). When Cognizant Solutions started illegal termination of its employees in this… Continue reading

Chennai Floods – BCP – What happened in IT companies?

I have never imagined my employer would throw me and my fellow colleagues into neck-deep water when the Business Continuity Plan (BCP) had failed, said a shocked employee who recollected the anxious moments faced by them during Chennai floods. She is not the only one who faced that situation. There… 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

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

Stop anti-labour reforms: FITE supports All-India strike on September 2

Dear IT/ITES Employees, The IT/ITES industry we work in, is playing a significant role in India’s economy. It contributes 8% in total GDP and 25% in total exports. Some of the IT companies we work, are among the top revenue producing companies in the world. The prime reason for all… Continue reading

F.I.T.E. Survey for IT/ITES Women Employees

Hello ITians, Last week we missed to publish our weekly poll! Sorry for that! But, this week we have come up with a survey, exclusively for women IT/ITES employees. On March 6, Forum for IT Employees will conduct events to celebrate the “INTERNATIONAL WORKING WOMEN’S DAY“! (Note: It is not… 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

FITE stands with Illegally terminated Dell Employee

Good Corporate Governance rests on ethical business behaviour of being fair and building integrity and faith among all its employees. It ensures application of sound business principles keeping in view the interest of welfare of employees, but time and again corporates have failed to do so and this is evidently… Continue reading

Aei Milku maa… Milkay… Milku Milkay…

“Aei Milku maa… Milkay… Milku Milkay…  Aei Milku maa… Milkay… Milku Milkay…  Aei… Hotu Milku… Coldu Milku… Tonedu Milku… Skimmedu Milku…  All types of Milku here… Aei Milku maa… Milkay… Milku Milkay…” Bendhra, the Milkman was on the road singing and selling his Milku Dabbas. The Milku Dabbas are packed… Continue reading