Category: Work Condition
We give below a selection of emails we received from employees working in IT sector. The common thread running through all these are the disregard for law by managements and casual treatment of employees. We must insist once again that only a union of IT employees can handle such incidents in a fair, transparent and democratic manner within company.
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To combat corporate attacks and in solidarity with employees affected by these illegal retrenchments New Democratic Labour Front – IT Employees Wing will hold a demonstration in Chennai OMR, near Sholinganallur signal on May 18th, 2017 from 5 pm to 7 pm.
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If we continue to proceed like this, in next few years, retirement age in IT will become 35. Let us get together, put an end to this corporate overlordship and assert employees’ right to work without fear, with dignity and professional pride.
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This is not the way an employer can treat employees. He can not dictate rules to us. We have fought to win labour rights. There can not be any restrictions on forming trade union and fighting for labour rights.
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In this speech Mr. Balan explains the salient points of Industrial Dispute Act and other laws related to rights of workmen including IT/ITES employees. What role does the Shops and Establishments Act play? Will joining a Trade Union lead to job loss? Will an agreement signed with the company take away my legal rights? What does the law say about layoffs, terminations and retrenchments?
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We ourselves are not aware of the strength of IT employees. This sector that unites the entire world brings together the employees from all states. If we strengthen ourselves by unionizing we can bring about revolutionary changes in our country.
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The indentured labour system of British period has come back again in its modern garb called “Contract Labour”.
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This shows the levels to which corporate HR stoops. No heed to labour laws, no respect to the rights of employees, not even hesitant to resort to criminal acts.
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Branding some employees as “underperformer” without any basis, getting resignation letter under false pretensions and open threats, both are illegal acts by CTS. Forced resignations go beyond a simple labour dispute and have shades of criminal illegality.
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Friends, it is time we unite and raise our voices against the illegal termination of our colleagues! What is for them today, we would face tomorrow! We need to win our rights with our own hands!
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These employees will not only lose their hard earned variable pay component, but also will be marked for retrenchment as part of Cognizant management’s cost reduction/profit maximisation plan.
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All these IT companies eg TCS, Infosys, Wipro, HCL tech, Tech Mahindra do body shopping at lowest price and then they reward their CEO and MD and directors a hefty commission.
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“You probably wouldn’t layoff your co-worker to increase the value of your stock, would you? Or give yourself a pay raise on making your co-workers take a pay cut!”
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While few hundred businessmen who started small scale units have now become millionaires, lakhs of workers who produced those millions face extreme hardship.
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The life of those who cook us delicious food is full of bitterness. Foregoing sleep and getting themselves cooked in the kitchen, their lives are in constant simmer.
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