Should you join a techies union to save your job?

Should you join a techies union to save your job?

NEW DELHI: After reports of large-scale layoffs in the information technology (IT) industry, affected employees are coming together to form unions which can help them fight unfair practices and forced removals at IT companies. There is a variety of views on the relevance of unions in the IT sector. Industry veteran Mohandas Pai recently accused people trying to forge unions in IT industry of trying to “create a hype, fear-mongering”. He said, “Nobody is supporting them. People who go with them will never get jobs.” IT Employees’ Associations criticised Pai for his remarks. No one can deny…

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H-1B visa row: Our IT companies not stealing US jobs, but creating them, says Ravi Shankar Prasad

H-1B visa row: Our IT companies not stealing US jobs, but creating them, says Ravi Shankar Prasad

Mumbai: Union IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Friday said Indian infotech organizations are not taking American occupations but rather are in certainty making business roads on the planet’s biggest economy. Prasad’s affirmation came in the setting of proposed changes in the US approaches around outsourcing and development of talented laborers under the new organization. “The local IT organizations are available in 200 urban communities in 80 nations, including the US. In the US, our IT organizations have given USD 20 billion in assessments a year ago. They have offered…

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