Category: Press Releases

Union of IT & ITES Employees (UNITE)

IT & ITES Employees stand with protesting Farmers

#BharatBandh #NoToFarmsBill #AntiFarmerBills IT & ITES Employees extend their solidarity to Farmers protest happening across our country today! (25th September 2020). UNITE believes, these legislations will destroy Indian agriculture and our farmers as we know it. This handover of the entire sector to big agribusiness corporates will lead to the abolishing of minimum support price…
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IT & ITES employees dissent on the three labour Codes passed on Lok Sabha

UNITE opposes the Anti-farmer and Anti-Worker legislations passed by the Central Union Government. On behalf of the IT & ITES Employees, we express our solidarity to the National Protest day called by various central unions on 23rd September 2020. We believe the three Codes passed in Lok Sabha are not progressive in the interest of…
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Infosys’s attempt to curtail the voices of its employees!

We condemn the act of Infosys to curtail the voices of its employees! Freedom of speech is a fundamental right granted by the Indian Constitution to its Citizens, Infosys cant curtail it! Confession pages are the popular means of expressing employees dissent in an organization which is undemocratic with an autocratic board. We like to…
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UNITE’s recommendations to Draft Central Rules of Code on Wages 2019

As part of upholding the employees interest in policy making, UNITE has written a set of detailed recommendations for the draft (Central) Rules of Code on Wages 2019. Salient features of the recommendations are, Calculate 6 adults as a family for calculating minimum wages instead of proposed 3 adults. Considering parents/dependents such as widowed/unmarried sisters…
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Joint statement of IT & ITES employees unions against illegal retrenchments and demanding immediate reinstatement of Trade Union leaders.

During the COVID-19 Pandemic period the IT and ITES Multi National Companies like Cognizant, Wipro, Hexaware, Capgemini, Accenture, etc., illegally retrenching thousands of employees across the country. Quarterly reports of these companies shows more than 25000 IT & ITES Employees lost their employment during this Pandemic period. All the IT & ITES employees unions across…
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On illegal termination of NDLF IT Wing and AIFITE union leaders.

UNITE condemns the unlawful termination of Mr. Shyam Sundar, ex Office Bearer of NDLF IT Wing and Mr. Vinoth Kaligai, General Secretary of AIFITE by their employers, Wipro and Cognizant respectively. Both the leaders were working to bringing justice to the employees affected by the illegal practices of the MNCs, through legal avenues. The MNCs…
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இசேவை மற்றும் ஆதார் சேவை மைய ஊழியர்களுக்கு COVID-19 பாதுகாப்பு மற்றும் நிவாரணம் கோரி மனு.

To, The Editor in chief/ Chief Reporter, Daily/Weekly/Visual Media, Chennai. பொருள்  : இசேவை மற்றும் ஆதார் சேவை மைய ஊழியர்களுக்கு COVID-19 பாதுகாப்பு மற்றும் நிவாரணம் கோரி மனு. ஐயா வணக்கம்,              COVID-19 கொரோனா வைரஸ் பல மாவட்டங்களில் வேகமாக பரவி வரும் இந்த சூழலில் தமிழ்நாடு அரசு கேபிள் டிவி கார்பரேஷன் லிமிடெட் நிறுவனத்தின் கீழ் இயங்கும் இசேவை மற்றும் ஆதார் மையங்களில் பணிபுரியும் ஊழியர்களின் பாதுகாப்பு மிகவும் கேள்விக்குறியாகியுள்ளது,…
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On the suspension of Visas by US Government

On the backdrop of on going dual-attack, the deepening global economic situation and the catastrophic Pandemic situation prevailing across the globe, the suspension of H-1B, H-4, L-1 and other temporary work permits by the US government till this year end is a shocking news. With all the industries intertwined with the global finance capital, US…
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Illegal retrenchment and pay cuts announced in Cognizant and HCL

UNITE calls upon the employees to unite together and form a union inside your office to fight for our own and our colleagues’ livelihood and well being

IT & ITES employees demands for the phase-2 of covid lockdown.

We call upon the IT and ITES employees to show their dissent. On 21st April, between 10:30 am and 10:40 am, demonstrate your dissent against the employers and the government’s inadequacy by taking a photo with a self made placard containing above demands while working from home and share it on social media.