Forum for IT employees planning to take legal actions after talks on layoffs fail

Swathi MoorthyDec 13, 2019 16:22:32 ISTThe Chennai-based Forum for IT Employees (FITE) is exploring legal options after the failure of its talks with the Tamil Nadu labour commissioner on the recent layoffs that have rocked the information-technology sector, sources said. The move comes a few weeks after Cognizant announced a plan to let go of…

Forum for IT employees planning to take legal actions after talks on layoffs fail

Swathi MoorthyDec 13, 2019 16:22:32 ISTThe Chennai-based Forum for IT Employees (FITE) is exploring legal options after the failure of its talks with the Tamil Nadu labour commissioner on the recent layoffs that have rocked the information-technology sector, sources said.
The move comes a few weeks after Cognizant announced a plan to let go of close to 12,000 mid and senior-level staff. There have been reports of senior managers being asked to go to Capgemini and Infosys as well.

“The labour commissioner said it (layoff) is not in their hands and said if we have to pursue the issue further, unions need to take the legal rout
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