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

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

FITE will continue the struggle against TCS ‘layoffs’

Forum for IT Employees (F.I.T.E.) was formed by a group of IT professionals to bring together employees of various IT and ITES companies in the last week of December 2014. The forum works as a platform to speak out for the welfare and rights of IT and ITES employees of India. Currently, the forum is… Continue reading

Top 10 questions pointed at FITE and FITE’s answers

 F.I.T.E.’s responsibility to IT and ITES society 1) TCS problem and the agitation created – Is this a personal agenda of F.I.T.E.? Certainly No. Even in the recent past, many companies like Yahoo, IBM, Dell laid off employees. But When TCS announced layoffs to as large as 25,000, it rattled… 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