Employment Problems In Information Technology Industry: A Legal Analysis

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Sidhya Brat Dash, Prof. (Dr.) Madhu Sudan Dash


The Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector of India is a billion dollar industry which is contributing immensely to the national GDP of the nation.). The Information Technology sector has grown exponentially in the last two decade post economic liberalization. As per the NAASCOM data Information technology sector is growing at the rate of 7.7 percent and it will reach 10 percent by the end of 2025. Some of the notable IT companies of India are Wipro, Infosys, TCS, Capgemini, and HCL. Every year lakhs of students from different Engineering College get hired by these companies through campus placements. Majority of the workforce of the Information Technology sector are young and technically skilled. The Information Technology sector is perceived to be a high paid sector and full of skilled staffs. It is considered to be free from employee union interference. The employment relations perceived to be more flexible from the perspective of flexible employment contracts and HR policies. The employment relationship is going through a phase of transition and it has changed drastically because of Liberalization, Globalization and Privatization. The present paper is focused on the analysis of the employment problems and the laws position with respect to that.

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