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IT layoffs: All India IT employee body plans united front, to take up issues with Karnataka govt
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IT layoffs: All India IT employee body plans united front, to take up issues with Karnataka govt

The united front will urge the government to hold an open house discussion by inviting all the stakeholders including IT captains and employees

IT layoffs: Narayana Murthy says it's sad, but offers no comment on likely job cuts at Infosys
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IT layoffs: Narayana Murthy says it's sad, but offers no comment on likely job cuts at Infosys

Infosys had announced that it could hand out pink slips to hundreds of mid and senior-level employees as it carries out bi-annual performance review amid a challenging business environment.

IT layoffs: Why is PM Narendra Modi, proponent of Digital India, silent? Staff forum asks
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IT layoffs: Why is PM Narendra Modi, proponent of Digital India, silent? Staff forum asks

The Forum for IT Employees is asking those being laid off to take written statements from the companies explaining in no uncertain terms why they are being sacked

IT layoffs: Nasscom denies huge job cuts, urges engineers to 're-skill or perish'
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IT layoffs: Nasscom denies huge job cuts, urges engineers to 're-skill or perish'

There have been reports suggesting that over 50,000 people could be laid off this year from companies like Wipro, Infosys and Cognizant

IT layoffs: Situation is not that bleak but are you ready to take a cut in salary, position?
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IT layoffs: Situation is not that bleak but are you ready to take a cut in salary, position?

IT professionals should be able to shift and guide their dreams to the new reality, say experts

IT sector layoffs: Not correct to assume industry going for big job cuts, says govt
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IT sector layoffs: Not correct to assume industry going for big job cuts, says govt

There are fears that thousands of employees in the sector could be shown the door over the next few weeks

TCS to start Rs 16,000 crore share buyback from 18 May
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TCS to start Rs 16,000 crore share buyback from 18 May

TCS’s share buyback programme, which received shareholder approval last month, will open on 18 May and close on 31 May

Layoffs in IT sector to continue for 2 more years, manual testing, tech support jobs to go
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Layoffs in IT sector to continue for 2 more years, manual testing, tech support jobs to go

Pink slips are likely for jobs in manual testing, technology support and system administration since these are increasingly going to be managed by AI and robotics process automation based systems.

Infosys defers salary hikes to 1 July, reiterates there will be performance-based exits
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Infosys defers salary hikes to 1 July, reiterates there will be performance-based exits

"In the name of cost cutting, Infy has been doing the unthinkable. In such conditions, why would they still spend money on shining the white pebbles in front of K9 Bldg, BBSR DC?" a staff asked in an FB post

TCS has ruled out rumours of layoffs, instead announces plans to create more jobs
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TCS has ruled out rumours of layoffs, instead announces plans to create more jobs

At a time when Indian software companies like Wipro, Infosys, and Cognizant have decided to downsize, the revelation that TCS is not going to follow suit is a welcome move.

Employee 'layoffs': Cognizant seeks 2 weeks from Telangana to reply to IT staff forum's charges
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Employee 'layoffs': Cognizant seeks 2 weeks from Telangana to reply to IT staff forum's charges

Telangana officials met with Cognizant and IT employees representatives after FITE alleged that the firm is illegally laying off thousands of employees by forcing them to resign

HCL Tech says will navigate H-1B visas woes as over 50% of US staff are local hires
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HCL Tech says will navigate H-1B visas woes as over 50% of US staff are local hires

HCL Technologies said a majority of its 12,000-strong workforce in the US are locals and said it will be able to navigate through any H-1B visa related challenges

Infosys, Wipro, TechM layoffs: No easy way out of the mess as threat of hi-tech, Trump gets real
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Infosys, Wipro, TechM layoffs: No easy way out of the mess as threat of hi-tech, Trump gets real

Pink slips are being handed to the employees with a demoralising advise that they hadn’t performed well. When it happens to be people in their 30s and 40s, it’s far more devastating

Job cuts are a wider problem, not limited to Infosys, TechM; is Modi govt waking up to challenge?
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Job cuts are a wider problem, not limited to Infosys, TechM; is Modi govt waking up to challenge?

The pain of job losses is visible in other sectors as well. This makes Narendra Modi's task of employment generation a lot tougher.

Firstpost special: Cognizant adds grist to Trump H1B visa assault,  says no cost benefit in outsourcing
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Firstpost special: Cognizant adds grist to Trump H1B visa assault, says no cost benefit in outsourcing

In a departure from niceties on the global outsourcing model pioneered by Indian IT giants, Cognizant CFO Karen McLoughlin said the gap in the price tag dangling on an H1B worker and a local American techie is now next to nothing.

Cognizant lay-offs: Telengana govt to meet company officials, IT staff forum today to mediate
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Cognizant lay-offs: Telengana govt to meet company officials, IT staff forum today to mediate

Apart from Cognizant, Wipro and Infosys are also expected to hand out pink slips to hundreds of employees as part of their performance reviews.

Infosys, Cognizant, Wipro lay-offs: Churn in Indian IT is inevitable; there is no need to panic
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Infosys, Cognizant, Wipro lay-offs: Churn in Indian IT is inevitable; there is no need to panic

Employers may find younger workers doing more for less if mid-level folks do not match elementary skills with more value. These are clear signs of a slowdown in growth and a reality check.

H-1B visa: Data shows US companies bigger beneficiaries than Indian IT firms
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H-1B visa: Data shows US companies bigger beneficiaries than Indian IT firms

As per the data, of the 30 firms that received H1-B visas, 19 firms were headquartered in the US, with nine in India and two in France

H1-B visa impact: Infosys to hire 10,000 American workers, open 4 tech hubs in US
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H1-B visa impact: Infosys to hire 10,000 American workers, open 4 tech hubs in US

The company said it will open four new technology and innovation hubs across the US focusing on artificial intelligence, machine learning, user experience, emerging digital technologies, cloud and big data