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

Courageous FITE member fights her way back into TCS on the eve of termination date

Yes, it’s true. Today in the presence of Honourable Justice M. Duraiswamy in Madras High Court, TCS submitted that it is revoking the termination letter dated 22 December 2014 given to Ms. Priya (name changed) and pleaded to close the case.  The petitioner accepted it and hence the case is… Continue reading

Bombay HC to hear the writ petitions of five Pune FITE members terminated by TCS today

Five FITE members and employees of TCS from Pune have filed the writ petition in Bombay High Court last week against the indiscriminate terminations of them and to restrain the TCS from terminating the services and to treat them as if they are in employment. The writ petition is expected to… Continue reading

BELL curve is nothing but a forced rating

A patient is asking the doctor about the disease she/he is suffering with, doctor replied there could be plenty of reasons and it is confidential and should not be disclosed to you. Sounds crazy? Friends, this is not anyone’s imagination, this is just happening in and around your workplace. Yes,… Continue reading

FITE Bengaluru Chapter Update: 12-Jan-2015

In the meeting with the TCS employees and members at Bengaluru on January 10, 2015, the Forum for IT Employees (FITE) decided to submit a petition to the Labour Commissioner, requesting investigation and to stop TCS ‘layoffs’ (retrenchment). The petition requesting an immediate intervention of the Labour Commissioner Office to stop… Continue reading

It’s a Success so far, let’s make it BIG together!

In the second week of December 2014, the business newspapers and magazines published news about TCS plans of ‘restructuring’ and ‘workforce optimization’ which could affect some 25000 senior employees. The news media were more emphasizing about TCS hiring of 55000 in upcoming fiscal year. Few quoted “some 25000+ senior employees… Continue reading

F.I.T.E Hyderabad Chapter Update: 05 Jan 2015

FITE members, Nazar, Sathish and Vinodh reached Hyderabad to meet the legal advisor with the terminated TCS employees today morning. The legal advisor mentioned that the IT companies got exemption many of the labour laws(very specific on the article 47-1,2,3) on termination of employees. So, the legal advisor asked us… Continue reading