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

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

Industrial Disputes Act (ID Act) & IT Employees Rights

Now, the scariest thing for an IT employee is getting a call from the HR. It does not matter why the HR was looking for you; immediately, your thoughts would race to the recent news about CTS planning to layoff 6000 of its employees; then your mind would think about… 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

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