Category Archives: IT Workers

Charter of Demands for IT and ITES Employees raised by FITE

Forum for Information Technology Employees had released a Charter of Demands for IT employees in March. Below are the demands excepted from the English Translation of the charter published in Tamil earlier Charter of Demands – IT and ITES Employees … Continue reading

Posted in IT Workers, Labour Laws, News, Press Releases, Service Sector, Working Class Vision | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Charter of Demands for IT and ITES Employees raised by FITE

FITE distributes leaflets demanding end to gender discrimination at workplace

Commemorating International Women’s Day, Forum for Information Technology Employees (FITE) Chennai chapter, took to the streets, distributing leaflets around TIDEL Park on IT Corridor. The leaflet discussed various forms of discrimination women suffer within a male dominated, patriarchal work environment … Continue reading

Posted in IT Workers, Labour Laws, News, Women Workers | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on FITE distributes leaflets demanding end to gender discrimination at workplace

தகவல் தொழில்நுட்ப பணியாளர்கள் எதிர்கொள்ளும் பிரச்சினைகளும் கோரிக்கைகளும் – தகவல் தொழில்நுட்ப பணியாளர்களுக்கான மன்றம்

நீராவி,மின்சாரம்,மின்னணு மற்றும் தகவல் தொழில்நுட்பம் என்ற ஆற்றல்களை அடிப்படையாகக் கொண்ட மூன்று தொழில் புரட்சிகளை இந்த மனித சமூகம் கடந்து வந்துள்ளது. தற்போது நாம் ‘மனிதனை போன்று சிந்திக்கும் ஆற்றல் கொண்ட இயந்திரங்களை தொழில்நுட்பங்களை அடிப்படையாகக் கொண்ட’ நான்காம் தொழில் புரட்சியை நோக்கி நகர்ந்து கொண்டு இருக்கிறோம். Robotics, 3D printing Genetics,Nanotechnology,Bio Technology என்பவை … Continue reading

Posted in IT Workers, News, Resources, Service Sector, தமிழ் | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on தகவல் தொழில்நுட்ப பணியாளர்கள் எதிர்கொள்ளும் பிரச்சினைகளும் கோரிக்கைகளும் – தகவல் தொழில்நுட்ப பணியாளர்களுக்கான மன்றம்

Can private industries provide gender justice at workplace? A woman worker’s experience in Amazon Software Developoment Center

An insensitive gender harassment by an immature male coworker and subsequent actions by sexual harassment complaints committee in Amazon exposes how IT businesses and its Human Resources teams internalize the patriarchal values and cannot provide gender justice, as espoused in … Continue reading

Posted in Art & Life, IT Workers, News, Women Workers, Workers Struggles | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Can private industries provide gender justice at workplace? A woman worker’s experience in Amazon Software Developoment Center

Thousands Strike work and join protests across Chennai

Across the city of Chennai, thousands of workers from public sector companies as well as private industries and informal workers struck work today condemning the proposed changes to labour rights and regulations and demanding that the government shift its anti … Continue reading

Posted in Contract Workers, Drivers Auto, Factory Workers, IT Workers, Labour Laws, labour reforms, Migrant Workers, News, Press Releases, Public Sector workers, Service Sector, Strikes, Unorganised sector, Women Workers, Workers Struggles | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Thousands Strike work and join protests across Chennai

History of Trade Unionism – Public Meeting by Forum for IT Employees

Sushmita Forum for IT Employees(FITE) was formed in the aftermath of massive TCS lay-offs in late 2014-early 2015 and is made up of young workers working in IT companies. Besides job lay-offs, the group addresses various worker issues in IT … Continue reading

Posted in IT Workers, News | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on History of Trade Unionism – Public Meeting by Forum for IT Employees