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Union of IT & ITES Employees (UNITE)

Week 36 – Laws, Rights and Collective Bargain Case Studies

Posters on a section of Payment of Wages Act, 1936 and what an employees Union did in 1929 were contributed by various Circles for the Week 36 as part of #DidYouKnow series.

Week 35 – Laws, Rights and Collective Bargain Case Studies

Posters on time of payment of wage, what are legal deductions, what can be done if there are unlawful deduction and role of Madras workers in formation of India’s first ever federation of Trade Unions were contributed by various Circles for the Week 35 as part of #DidYouKnow series.

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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Week 34 – Laws, Rights and Collective Bargain Case Studies

Posters on Payment of Wages Act, Paid holidays, Google’s Project Maven, Gaming industry unionization, and a historical case study on major strike were contributed by various Circles for the Week 34 as part of #DidYouKnow series.

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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Call for protest through social media demanding job security for IT and ITES Employees

Dear all, During this covid-19 period the IT and ITES multinational companies like Cognizant, Wipro, Hexaware, Capgemini, Accenture and others are illegally retrenching thousands of employees across the country. Quarterly reports of these companies show more than 25000 IT & ITES Employees lost employment during this pandemic period. The profit and revenue during the Pandemic…
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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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Cognizant Q2 results – highlights and CEO’s message to employees

UNITE highlights revenue, employees and achievement aspects of 2020 Q2 results of #Cognizant for the employees, in under 5 minutes. We are glad to share you a message from CEO Mr. H. Brain for the Cognizant employees. Note: Sarcasm intended. #UNITE#Unionize#TogetherWeBargain

Interim updates on the action points and general reminders – 26/07/2020

Dear all, As you are aware, we have made changes to the leading body of UNITE as per the organizational circular dated on 17/07/2020[1]. After the co-option of new members the works were collectively decided and responsibilities are divided between the Executive Committee Members, below are the interim updates on the action points and general…
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Organizational Circular – 17/07/202

We are in a dire need to increase the organization’s activity to a much larger scale to campaign for Rights, Job Security and the need of Workplace Unionization. Since only this can help establish Democracy at Workplace to overcome the impending challenges.