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Wipro’s move to slash salary offers to freshers awaiting onboarding under a program by nearly 50 per cent has been termed “unfair” and “unacceptable” by employees’ union NITES, which demanded that the IT company Revise your decision.
Market watchers say Wipro’s decision reflects global macroeconomic uncertainty and challenges in the demand environment for tech companies.
Bangalore-headquartered IT services major, Wipro, recently contacted candidates for whom it had earlier offered ₹6.5 lakh per annum (LPA), asking them if the annual remuneration of ₹3.5 Offer will be acceptable. instead of them. These candidates were reportedly waiting to join the ship.
IT sector employees’ union NITES has condemned the move, saying the decision is “unfair” and “against the principles of fairness and transparency”. NITES has demanded that the management reconsider its decision and engage in meaningful discussions with the union to find a mutually beneficial solution.
Wipro, in a recent interaction with candidates who have successfully completed the Velocity training program, said: “Like others in our industry we continue to evaluate the global economies and consumer needs to determine which of our hiring plans Factors involved. Identify opportunities for you to get involved.”
“Currently we have some Project Engineer roles available for recruitment with an annual remuneration of ₹3.5 lakh. We would like to offer an opportunity to all our Velocity graduates in the FY23 batch to opt for these roles,” Wipro continued.
When contacted on the matter, Wipro said in an email reply: “In light of the changing macro environment and, consequently, our business needs, we have had to adjust our onboarding plans.”
“As we work to honor all outstanding offers, this current offer provides an immediate opportunity for candidates to launch their careers, develop their skills and acquire new skills – both in exciting and innovative work. through what we do, as well as our extensive education and development programs,” said Wipro.
Wipro said it is committed to the growth and success of all its employees and looks forward to welcoming this new group of recent graduates.
Meanwhile, IT sector employees’ union NITES (Nascent Information Technology Employees Senate) said it strongly condemned Wipro’s “unethical” move to reduce the salaries of employees waiting to join with a package of Rs 6.5 lakh per annum. has been reduced to ₹3.5 lakh per annum.
He said that the decision to cut the salaries of the employees without prior consultation and negotiation is not only unjust but also against the principles of justice and transparency. employees,” said NITES President Harpreet Singh Saluja.
NITES has demanded that the management reconsider its decision and engage in meaningful discussions with the union to find a mutually beneficial solution.
“We will not stand by when the rights and dignity of our members are being violated,” Mr Saloja said.