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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Working in Delhi? Your risk of getting fired from job is the highest

NEW DELHI: There are two key reasons for a company to fire an employee: The company’s financial condition and the performance of the employee. But there can be a lot of other reasons too. For example, the place where you are located and the industry you are working in. There are cities that remain relatively shielded from a big trend and there are those that exhibit it more prominently. You have more chances of getting fired from your job if you are working in Delhi than in any other Tier I…

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