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Union of IT & ITES Employees (UNITE)

4th year of UNITE

Three years of unionization and the way forward

How:On September 9th 2017 a 13 members organizing committee was formally formed and collectively decided to conduct an inaugural event with 100+ IT and ITES employees at OMR. Illegal retrenchments were increasing from 100s to 1000s employees. On 12/12/2017 Verizon management coerced its 900+ employees to resign amidst hired bouncers. On one side We reached…
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WFH White Paper

White Paper on Work From Home (WFH)

UNITE has surveyed IT and ITES employees of Tamil nadu and prepared a detailed White paper on the opportunities and problems posed by Work From Home for employees angle. NASSCOM has demanded a regressive law for WFH to Government, if we employees allowed that demand to be fulfilled it will lead to a Modern Slavery.…
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WFH Whitepaper Release

Event: Releasing White paper on ‘Work from Home’

One industry that had performed well during the Covid19 period and the lockdown is the IT industry. Far from being affected, most companies have reported increased productivity and profits. For us the IT and ITES Employees, it has been a mixed bag. While some of us have come to accept and even relish the ‘work…
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UNITE solidarity to BIEN

Extending solidarity with BPO Industry Employees Network(BIEN)

We strongly condemn the recent spate of red-tagging leaders of BPO Industry Employees Network(BIEN), Philippines, on social media. Red-tagging in the Philippines refers to the malicious blacklisting of individuals or organizations critical or not fully supportive of the actions of a sitting government administration. It is used as a means to silence dissidents by the…
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UNITE supports Bharath Bandh

Extending solidarity with the Bharath Bandh

The Bharat Bandh on 8th December was called collectively by all the farmers organisations protesting in Delhi. They are demanding to revoke the Pro-corporate, and anti-farmers laws enacted by the brute majority of the BJP led NDA government, while the opposition was protesting against it. These new Agri-Laws undemocratically passed in the Parliament, threaten India’s…
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Demands of IT & ITES Employees in General Strike

General Strike and the role of IT & ITES employees

Dear all, Office Bearers of Union of IT and ITES employees salute the IT & ITES employees for taking part in the historical General Strike, by extending solidarity through social media platforms. Reports from Central Trade Unions claim over 25 crore workers, agricultural workers and other sections of toiling people who produce the wealth of…
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General Strike demands of IT and ITES employees

General Strike Demands

Show your solidarity with the General Strike happening Today the 26th of November 2020. Post your picture with the demands of the strike. 1) Withdraw all the anti-labour codes 2) Revoke all anti-farmer legislation 3) Stop privatization 4) Scrap National Pension Scheme 3) Implement welfare measures for the People

Notes on Labour Codes for Campaign

The new labour codes introduced to replace the existing labour laws and the new farmer bills are anti-worker, anti-farmer and generally anti-people. Privatisation of PSU undertakings are continuing unabated, relief for the poor and the unorganised sector has not been provided by the government. The General Strike called on 26 November is a continuation of…
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Ending violence against women is everyone’s business.

International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women

Ending violence against women is everyone’s business. Take action: 10 ways you can help end violence against women, even during a pandemic 1. Listen to and believe survivors 2. Teach the next generation and learn from them 3. Call for responses and services fit for purpose 4. Understand consent 5. Learn the signs of abuse…
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Calling all IT & ITES Employees to support General Strike

The issues for IT and ITES employees in the labour codes and why we should protest against it. புதிய தொழிலாளர் சட்டங்களால் IT மற்றும் ITES தொழிலாளர்களுக்கு இருக்கும் பிரச்சனைகள் குறித்தும் நாளை (26 Nov) நடைபெறவிருக்கும் நாடு தழுவிய வேலைநிறுத்தம் குறித்தும் UNITE பொதுச் செயலாளர் பேசுகிறார். #UNITE #Unionize #TogetherWeBargain