Appeal against Cognizant on 'mass firing' closed, employees' forum unhappy

The company has earlier denied the allegations including that of mass termination, raised by the Forum

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The labour department in Chennai has reportedly closed an appeal against Cognizant Technology Solutions over alleged mass termination, triggering an angry response from a forum for employees that termed the move biased. Authorities in Chennai advised a meeting between Cognizant, which denies the allegations, and the disgruntled employees for an amicable solution to the dispute. The Forum for IT Employees (FITE) approached the labour department last year, and demanded their profiles on Cognizant’s portal be activated so that they can be assigned projects. They also ...