the engagement spirit – Success story of F.I.T.E

Many of us are aware about the ongoing forced resignations, downsizing, layoffs in IT industry. As a result hundreds of IT employees and their families have been getting affected. Have you ever wondered if we, the IT employees, can overturn the big corporate decision on downsizing/ layoffs/forced resignation? Is it… Continue reading

FITE Organized Lawyers Meet on July 8, 2017 at Pune, Maharashtra

                                                                                                                                                     Date : 09.07.2017 Pune   Press Release   FITE Organized Lawyers Meet on July 8, 2017 at Pune, Maharashtra Around 125+ IT employees’ from TechM, Cognizant, TCS, Infosys, and Syntel etc. from Pune / Mumbai location joined Lawyer’s meet organized on July 8, 2017 at Pune, Maharashtra, which was a collective efforts put forth from FITE volunteers and Lok Raj Sangathan by distributing pamphlets… 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

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

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

Initiate a judiciary probe into the TCS layoffs : Fact finding panel demands the State

Today in Chennai, the fact finding committee over the TCS layoffs issue released the report comprising its findings, conclusions and recommendations and addressed the media in Chennai Press Club.  The fact finding committee comprising  senior journalist, academician, legal expert and labour rights activist, was instituted with the request of the… Continue reading

A TCSer’s open letter to Mr. Chandra (CEO , TCS) !

Dear Mr. Chandra, TCS is world leader technology service provider.  You are working hard to make TCS more agile and competitive. All employees are happy to strengthen your hands. You have won various prizes like best CEO of the year. TCS market cap has grown multi fold, TCS margin is… 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

Another FITE member got interim stay on termination by TCS

Despite the stiff opposition by TCS counsel, the Honourable Madras High Court issued an ad-interim injunction order restraining TCS to give effect of its termination letter to a 36 year old male employee for two weeks . The High Court also directed the Labour Conciliation Officer to commence the proceedings… Continue reading