Automation by Capitalists Destroys Livelihoods

This entry is part 1 of 6 in the series Automation and Jobs

Automation and technical improvements are natural in the development of productive forces. But in the hands of capitalists, automation becomes a tool to make more profits for themselves and destroy livelihoods of the workers employed in the particular industry.

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Corruption Allegations : Anony Letter from StanChart GBS Employees

the issues mentioned in this letter, casteism, favouritism, denial of employee rights etc, are typical of many corporate work places in India, should be highlighted.

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A Shirt : An Illustration of the Invisible Human Bonds

without the assistance and co-operation of many thousands, the very meanest person in a civilized country could not be provided, even according to, what we very falsely imagine, the easy and simple manner in which he is commonly accommodated.

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From Band Inertia to IT Lay Off

It takes severe feeling of injustice and helplessness for an employee to go to the Court. Even Unions take their grievances to the Court only when they can’t address it by negotiation or by show of force

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Modi Quackery Inflicts Lasting Damage to Indian Economy

Poor GDP growth in two successive quarters — Q4 2016-17 and Q12017-18 — has changed the growth prospects for 2017-18, leading to a serious debate about the current health of the economy.

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Wipro’s latest Layoff Gambit – Where do Employees Stand?

Wipro management is depositing 2 months salary in employee’s account and then issues this letter. The letter says that the employees is discharged from service with immediate effect. The employee is asked to surrender ID card and leave the office.

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The Real Face of Apollo Hospitals – Video

The treatment is decided not based on the patient’s need, but their ability to pay. If someone is not able to pay, even if they are in dire need of treatment, and even if the treatment is available in the hospital they are denied treatment. Those who are calculated as moneyed will be given even unnecessary or marginally necessary treatments.

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Mandatory Requirements For Retrenchment In India

the employer is required under section 25N to make application along with the reasons of intended retrenchment to the State Government for seeking its prior permission to retrench the employee. Hence, a simple termination as per the contract of employment can prove disastrous in the event the termination is challenged.

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How to Face Layoff Threat and Win – A Case Study!

The employee complained to the labour department in Coimbatore along with 4 others. After 2-3 hearings in which HR from Cognizant took part, all of them got project allocation with Performance Improvement Plan. 

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Hindutva Ideologues Inflict Idiotic Damage to the Country

For how long can we feel excited about yet another CBI raid on a Karti Chidambaram or an Enforcement Directorate case against a Robert Vadra, or ignore all the evidence of grave damage inflicted by mofussil minds on national economy and national institutions?

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Senior Employee Explains Latest Layoff Practice by Wipro

This entry is part 8 of 8 in the series Senior Wipro Employee

I hope my story will help any one facing layoff challenges. I am not sure if I will be in Wipro next time when I publish my next article but definitely I am determined to continue my fight against such actions.

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GST : Another Modi Fumble

Several revisions in deadlines, tax and cess rates, rules, clarifications and tweaks later, the GST regime is turning out to be neither simple nor friendly for taxpayers.

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NEET : Stand Up Against Oppression!

This entry is part 13 of 13 in the series Tamil Nadu Opposes NEET

“if Gujarat is an experimental lab for Hindutva, then Tamilnadu is an experimental lab for secularism and democracy.” We have the strength and capacity to prove it.

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Extract Gold, Pay Peanuts, then Throw Out – Corporate Employee Policy

During the FY 16-17, the shareholders were paid Rs. 5.60 for every rupee they had put in, i.e. a return of 560%! So the shareholders got the highest ever return in FY 16-17 when the employees who created the profit, got raises of only 0.36%. The total dividend paid was Rs.1378 cr. whereas salaries of employees increased by only about 800 crores!

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Demonetization, GST Cost Jobs – Bloomberg

Manufacturers seen cutting 40% of jobs in 2017 as growth slows. Top 1% of population holds record 22% of wealth, study shows

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