Tag: NITES

NITES seeks Labour Ministry’s intervention in Wipro freshers’ layoff

The Nascent Information Technology Employees Senate (NITES)has taken up the cause of the 452 freshers laid off by Wipro. These freshers were told by...

Amazon India summoned by Labour Ministry over unethical layoffs

The Union Labour Ministry has reportedly sent a notice to Amazon India seeking an explanation with regard to the retrenchment of employees without serving...

NITES calls Amazon India layoffs illegal

About seven per cent of Amazon’s total global workforce of about 1.5 million, operates from India. With the tech giant reportedly set to cut...

Infosys BPM rolls out 60% avg. variable pay for employees

Infosys BPM, the business processing management services subsidiary of Infosys has rolled out its performance bonus variable pay for the second quarter. In an...

TCS’ anniversary appraisal system altered

At TCS, it was routine for new joinees’ compensation to be reviewed on their completing a year in the job, that is, a year...

HCL waives off refund of advance variable payout after outgoing staff...

Early this month, 1400-odd outgoing employees of Indian tech multinational, HCL Technologies, approached Nascent Information Technology Employees Senate (NITES) with a grievance. These employees were...

HCL’s policy to recover bonus from employees draws ire

HCL Technologies is making headlines for all the wrong reasons. The Nascent Information Technology Employees Senate (NITES) has been receiving complaints from HCL employees...

Notice of Separation withdrawn, Tata Technologies staff relieved

About 800 employees of Tata Technologies, Pune, had complained against the Company to the Maharashtra Labour Department, through the Nascent Information Technology Senate (NITES),...

800 laid off at Tata Technologies, employees seek justice

Employees of Tata Technologies, Pune, have complained against the Company to the Maharashtra Labour Department, through the Nascent Information Technology Senate (NITES), the non-profit...

Hexaware fires 800, faces legal notice

Mumba-headquartered information technology (IT) firm, Hexaware Technologies, has laid off about 200 and 600 members of its staff at its Pune and Mumbai offices,...

Fareportal fires employees, Govt seeks clarifications

Despite notices issued by the Maharashtra government that employers should refrain from laying off employees during the lockdown, US-based travel company, Fareportal, has gone...

Additional fines for violating worker safety regulations: Amazon

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued citations to three Amazon warehouses for hazardous working conditions leading to serious worker injuries. Inspectors...

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Meta’s middle managers are now on notice

Having sacked over 11,000 employees in a layoff news that created waves, Meta is now looking to axe middle-management roles. The tech giant has already...

Has Apple violated US Labour Laws?

A US labour agency’s investigations have revealed that the workplace policies at Apple do not encourage employees to discuss their working conditions. The National Labour...

Increase in retirement age to 64 is unalterable: French Labour Minister 

On February 1, 2023, the French Labour Minister, Oliver Dussopt, declared that the increase in retirement age to 64 is unalterable. This statement came...

How laid-off tech talent can be leveraged by non-tech sectors

In recent months, the tech industry has seen a significant number of layoffs as companies adjust to the economic impact of the pandemic. While...

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EQ, IQ & empathy define the success of a CEO

Q. You spent 16 years at LIC before moving to a corporate role at ICICI Prudential. Now, 22 years on, I am still curious...

“The big change has been that we have moved from jobs to skills,” Amaresh...

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“Being good to everyone is being unjust to performers,” Mathew Job, CEO, Crompton

Q. In today’s times, what’s more challenging for a CEO like you — profit & business growth, talent & people, diversification, compliance or managing...