Find below the response by The Commissioner of Labour, Chennai on request for action againts Management of Cognizant Technology Solutions regarding forceful termination of employees.
The key takeaway is that issues regarding performance appraisal may be raised by the trade union under section 2(k) of the Industrial Disputes Act 1947 before the appropriate forum seeking remedy.
In this respect, it is important to form Trade Unions for IT Employees immediately.
B1 / 18268 / 2017, Dated : 24-5-2017
Sub : Complaint – Management of Cognizant Technologies Solutions – forcefully termination – request for action – reg
Ref : 1) Forum for IT Employees (FITE) letter dated 4.5.2017
2) New Democratic Labour Front letter dated 16.5.2017
Kind attention is invited to the references cited above, it is stated that, with regard to termination of employees, an industrial dispute, under section 2A of the Industrial Disputes Act may be raised before the concerned conciliation officer by the individual. With regard to other issues regarding performance appraisal industrial disputes may be raised by the trade union under section 2(k) of the Industrial Disputes Act 1947 before the appropriate forum seeking remedy.
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