Category: Organizational Circular

Union of IT & ITES Employees (UNITE)

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 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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Navigating the IT industry as a woman

Navigating the IT industry as a woman

As part of celebrating International Working Women’s Day, Union of IT and ITES Employees (UNITE) presents a panel discussion on “Navigating the IT industry as a woman” chaired by Dr. Kalpana K, Associate Professor, IIT Madras. Women trade unionist of UNITE will be presenting the below topics, Microaggression and Workplace Equity by Harthi, V, Member…
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We are not happy Cognizant!

Dear friends, We salute every non-cognizant IT and ITES employees who took part in the today’s solidarity protest, even when you are directly not affected. On 15th Feb 2021 we have announced a call to register dissent against Cognizant’s board of directors decision to increase work day to 10 hours. Many have participated through using…
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UNITE members protest against Cognizant’s 10 hour work day

On 12th Feb 2021, a section of UNITE members took part in the protest happened at Sholiganallur Junction (IT Corridor of Chennai). The protest was organized with demands to stop increasing work time to 10 hours and to reduce the work day to 6 hours and work week to 30 hours. Placards on how increase…
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Adopted Work Report – Oct 2020 to Jan 2021

The Executive Committee of Union of IT and ITES Employees (UNITE) has met on 24th January 2021 to review and adopt the below work report.

Executive Committee Meeting Circular

24th Jan 2021 EC meeting circular

The Executive Committee has met online on 24th Jan 2021. EC began the meeting with registering condolences to the 150+ farmers who lost their lives in the ongoing protests. Followed by below resolutions were presented by President and passed unanimously, 1) Resolution was passed against the pro-corporate, pro-employer, anti-employees Labour Codes 2) Resolution supporting Farmer…
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IT employees in Puducherry bike rally

UNITE members took part in bike rally organized at Puducherry

On 26th January 2020 UNITE members took part in bike rally organized at Puducherry in solidarity with Farmers unions rally at Delhi. Prasanna, Executive Committee Member, Elango, Treasurer and Welkin, General Secretary along with several members took part in the rally.