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Union of IT & ITES Employees (UNITE)

UNITE members won Industrial Dispute against Hexware

Determined Employees Fought and Won against Hexaware’s Illegal Terminations

When the first wave of Covid Pandemic stuck India, Union government started unannounced lockdowns, similarly IT/ITES companies resorted to unannounced illegal terminations. One such incident triggered few employees who felt it is unethical to terminate without any reason, to fight back. Many were terminated and only two stood up and fought against the “Standard Operating…
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Meeting with Tamilnadu IT Minister

On June 22nd 2021 #UNITE representatives along with CITU Tamilnadu met TN IT minister Mr. Mano Thangaraj and gave a memorandum on IT and ITES employees issues. Specifically on unregulated worktime in #WFH and its impact on health and family was stressed. He assured to take meaningful steps soon.

Impact of Automation/RPA on BPM/ITES Employees

Impact of automation/RPA on BPM/ITES employees

We from the Union of IT & ITES Employees (UNITE) a registered trade union (Reg. No. 3621/CNI) of employees working in IT and ITES industry for securing rights and welfare. The recent report from Bank of America Global Research on the impact of employment due to automation, has created ripple effect of insecurity among employees.…
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Adopted Work Report – Feb to June 2021

The Executive Committee of Union of IT and ITES Employees (UNITE) has met on 13th June 2021 to review and adopt the below work report. Planned Activities Subcommittee Planning Subcommittee was constituted on July 21, 2020 with the following aims a) Campaign on Need of Union and Collective Bargainingb) Expand organizational reach The committee planned…
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Condolence – Seenivasan K.R

We are saddened to inform the unfortunate demise of our Union member Seenivasan K.R to Covid. He was working in Wipro Limited and was forced to the bench and subsequently terminated last year. He was fighting a case against Wipro with the support of the union. His friends, colleagues and union members remember him as…
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IT Employees to support COVID affected

UNITE is proud to be part of the @peopleshelpline initiative of doctors, medical representatives among others. People who are affected with COVID can use this helpline to get free consultation and second opinion from a panel of doctors. COVID related information can be obtained from here. Email : peoplecovidhelpline@gmail.com Twitter: @peopleshelpline Facebook: Fb.com/peopleshelpline Mobile :…
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IT & ITES Employees Protest Against #TCS

On May 4th, IT and ITES employees along with general public raised our voices against the Tata Consultancy Services for delaying justice for a sexual harassment complaint raised by a Women employee. We salute all the supporters who showed their solidarity through twitter, facebook, instagram and whatsapp. It is the united voice against injustice and…
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2021 May Day Webminar

On May 1st, we are celebrating the International Worker’s Day. Where the working class of the world unites to celebrate the eight-hour day work day movement. As part of the celebration, we bring you a webminar on “Learnings of May day for IT/ITES Employees”. The Speaker, S. Kannan, Joint Secretary of CITU Tamilnadu, is an…
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IT and ITES Employees May Day Greetings

International Workers Day Greetings

UNITE and it’s members extend our revolutionary greetings to the wage labourers and the people of all countries. Let us remember the sacrifices of workers by which almost 8 hour work day came to reality. Only through continuous fight along with organized employees of various industries we can realize the idea of 6 hours work…
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Demanding Holiday on the Polling Date in Tamil nadu

On Continuous concerns received from employees that companies are forcing them to work on the Polling Date in Tamil Nadu – April 6th. This is being forced since majority of employees are in “Work From Home” Mode. On this backdrop UNITE has written a brief letter to Chief Electoral Officer of Tamilnadu highlighting the issue.…
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