infosys: Non-competition clause: Next hearing on May 26, the Infosys team skips the meeting again

Bangalore: and based in Pune IT syndicateof joint discussion on the controversial non-compete clause in its offer letter it was postponed to May 26 as Infosys representatives did not physically attend the meeting in New Delhi.

“The joint discussion with the Chief Labor Commissioner is postponed to next week as Infosys representatives remained physically absent today as well. The meeting is now postponed to next Thursday and it is expected to receive the official communication in writing from the ministry in the near future. next days the same, ” Harpreet Singh Salujathe president of the Pune union Rising The Senate of information technology employees told ET. The union filed a complaint last month.

Infosys did not respond to questions until press time. The chief labor commissioner did not offer to comment on the development.

This is the second hearing that Infosys representatives have physically skipped after skipping the first hearing on April 28. She had looked for a new date to join the discussion and claimed she had not received a copy of the grievance.

According to offer letters from India’s second largest IT company, an employee does not have to accept a job offer from “nominated competitors” such as

and, among other things, if the new job involves working with a client with whom the employee worked in the previous 12 months during his time at Infosys.

It is also said that for six months an employee should not accept job offers from a client with whom he has worked directly in the previous 12 months.

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“It is standard business practice in many parts of the world for employment contracts to include controls of reasonable scope and duration to protect the confidentiality of information, connection with customers and other legitimate business interests,” Infosys told ET last month. .

The terms are fully disclosed to all job applicants before they decide to join Infosys and do not prevent employees from joining other organizations, according to the statement.

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