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Union of IT & ITES Employees (UNITE)

UNITE's Amendments on Draft Model Standing Orders for Service Sector 2020

Amendments and Recommendations to Draft Model Standing Order, 2020 for Service Sector

We form 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.  We expected the draft to be modern and futuristic to cater the need of democractic and dignified workplace, but on the contrary we find it…
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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.

IT employees at farmers protest

UNITE members arrested along with the protesting farmers and workers

On 23rd Jan 2021 a protest was organized by Central Trade Unions and Farmers Organizations demanding revoking anti-labour codes and anti-farmer laws. A contingent of UNITE took part in the protest happened at Little Mount, Chennai. Among the contingent, Welkin, General Secretary, Ahmed, Executive Committee Member and Prabhu, Executive Committee Member were arrested along with…
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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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