The National Information Technology Employees Senate (NITES), General Secretary, Harpreet Saluja confirmed to The New Indian Express that they have received complaints from the laid-off employees at Accenture and will file a complaint with the Maharashtra Labour department. “ The employees of Accenture who approached us said that they were asked to resign and upon their refusal to do the same they will not be able to avail the notice period pay as well as gratuity. This is against the labour laws and we are approaching the labour commissioner office,” he added.In the UK, Accenture had reportedly laid-off 8 per cent of its workforce (800 employees) in July across all levels and departments. Top industry sources said that the company will trim its workforce in the July-September period and further action will be decided after that.
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