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 Representative met Hon. Justice Mr.P.B.Sawant (retd) Supreme Court of india

On 18th June, 2017, Mr.Elavarasan Raja, FITE Co-ordinator, Pune \ Mumbai  met with the Honourable Justice Mr P.B.Sawant (Retd), Supreme Court of India. Honourable Justice have appreciated the efforts of FITE and given his full support to the FITE organization. As part of the continuous support FITE garnering from various… Continue reading

FITE Tamilnadu New office inauguration

Forum for IT Employees (F.I.T.E)- Tamilnadu New office inauguration.       On 17th June, 2016, FITE – Forum for I.T. Employees, Tamilnadu have inaugurated its new office in Chennai. The office was inaugurated by by Retd. Judge Hari Paranthaaman, Madras High Court & Comrade Oviya, Social Activist. Our new… Continue reading

FITE Representatives meet Karnataka IT Minister

Date : 05.06.2017 Bangalore Press Release The representatives of Forum for IT Employees(FITE) met the Honorable IT Minister of Karnataka, Mr.Priyank M. Kharge, in Bengaluru today at 2 PM to discuss the concerns of IT employees. As the IT organizations are keen to reduce the number of employees at mid-level, it had… Continue reading

DTUC & CPML party officials removed from FITE organization.

   31-May-2017 Chennai Press Release Dear Friends, Forum for IT Employees (F.I.T.E) was launched on Dec 29 2014 when Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) was illegally terminating the employment of thousands of people.  “The forum was initiated with the understanding that we a need for a body which unites IT employees… Continue reading

Tough phase in the life of I.T. Employees

As we all aware, this is one of the tough phase in the life of I.T. Employees where there is atleast single news in media about layoffs happening in one or the other IT companies in India. Last month, Cognizant Technology Solutions (CTS) announced about its plan to cut the… 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

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