Category: Struggle

Right to Form Union Re-affirmed

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series IT Union - Legal Fights

In reply to a petition submitted by NDLF in January 2015 (W.P.No. 4422/2015) , a subsequent order by Madras High Court and after repeated reminders, Tamil Nadu government has announced the following decisions regarding implementation of labour laws in the IT sector. All the labour legislations are applicable to all the IT and ITES companies. …

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Firing unfair, wants compensation, Employee gets a tribunal to look into the matter

When an low or middle level employee is fired or made to resign by the company, what option do they have? Usually, the only option is to brush up the resume and to start looking for other jobs. In the meantime, worry to death about how to support the family and pay EMIs. But find …

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Nearly 40,000 Verizon workers on strike

Nearly 40,000 Verizon workers walked off the job on Wednesday in one of the largest U.S. strikes in recent years after contract talks hit an impasse. The strike was called by the Communications Workers of America (CWA) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers that jointly represent employees with such jobs as customer services representatives …

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Minimum wages raised in California, New York

California state government reached a deal to raise minimum wage to $10.50 an hour next year and then gradually to $15 by 2022. (On Thursday, March 31, 2016) Just hours later, lawmakers in Albany struck a deal that will raise the minimum within New York City to $15 by the end of 2018, before gradually …

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Scrap performance appraisal !

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Scrap Performance Appraisal

WORKERS OF THE WORLD, UNITE! Scrap performance appraisal ! Dear IT friends, We would be confronting this year’s appraisal cycle in the backdrop of massive layoffs by IT giants such as TCS and IBM. After slogging day-and-night for one whole year, we expect pay-hike and promotion as righteous rewards for our efforts. Although we have …

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TCS Layoff – NLDF combats

This entry is part 3 of 19 in the series Struggle Against Layoffs

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TCS Retrenchment

This entry is part 2 of 19 in the series Struggle Against Layoffs

India’s largest IT services provider, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has been issuing termination letters to more than 25,000 employees. However, the company says that “workforce optimization is a continuous process which happens throughout the year taking into account employee performance, business needs, and people aspirations. This is nothing out of the ordinary or a special …

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