August 2018 archive

HR Targetting Pregnant Employees is Illegal and Inhuman

This entry is part 9 of 9 in the series IT Life II

As per section 12 of Maternity Benefits Act, any pregnant employee should not be dismissed during pregnancy. So if any employee is pregnant, section 12 is applicable and terminating employee is illegal and against this act.

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NDLF IT Employees Wing Office Bearers Election 2018 – Announcement.

The elections will take place on 18th August 2018 during our monthly members meeting.

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Union Meeting – August 18, 2018

NDLF IT Employees Wing – Members Meeting 

Date: 18-8-2018, Saturday.
Time: 4 pm to 6 pm
Venue : Perumbakkam

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Fixed Term Employment : A Ticking Time Bomb

This entry is part 8 of 9 in the series IT Life II

We are reaping the benefits from the trees planted by the previous generation of workers, in the shape of their fight for labour rights. It is our duty to to ensure the same is passed on to the next generation (including our children).

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Cognizant Layoff Plan for Senior Employees – Union Warns Company to Follow the Law

Cognizant president Raj Mehta had declared that they “are targeting senior people and it is not voluntary”. “We want to weed out deadwood higher up in the pyramid so that the juniors can grow,” says Cognizant president Raj Mehta.

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It Life – Fun or Problems : A Book to Guide Through Layoff Maze

We request all employees and aspiring employees of IT sector to buy, read and widely circulate the book among their friends and colleagues. (The book is available in Tamil version also). Please send an email to combatlayoff@gmail.com indicating no of copies you require or contact us at 9003009641.

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How Much it Costs to Approach Labour Department?- Zero!

This entry is part 7 of 9 in the series IT Life II

Till a few years back, number of legal cases against IT companies were very less. But from last year, there is an increasing number of cases against companies by affected employees. Judgments in these cases in the coming years will set benchmark for many IT companies for restricting illegal retrenchments.

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Stand With Doosan Workers Struggle

On behalf of IT employees NDLF IT Employees Wing expresses support  to the striking Doosan workers.

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What Legal Rights I have as an IT Employee?

This entry is part 6 of 9 in the series IT Life II

I am working with famous IT Company. I was given lower rating and my company is asking many of the employees who is rated lower to submit resignation on their own. I am very much worried I may get a call to submit my resignation. How I can safeguard my job?

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Capitalist Automation Closes the Door for the Majority

Technology-led disruptions are likely to make informality an enduring, if not accelerating, condition of Indian labour markets, requiring new and imaginative approaches to social protection.

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Nazi Gas Chambers and HR Exit Process

This entry is part 5 of 9 in the series IT Life II

As per various reports available, nearly million IT employees will be laid off in next 4 years similar to Auschwitz target of several million murders. People might feel the comparison of these murders with IT layoffs are over imagination.

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Senior Employee Explains about Unethical Seneca Global

The cold reality is that almost all employers merely look at you like head / resource or a $ margin for rupee cost. You are a good talent to have as long as they see a potential to make revenue from the skills you have.

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