IT workers hit hard for second day

IT workers hit hard for second day

IT workers hit hard for second day

The protest by garment workers affected the IT, ITES and BT workers around Electronic city and other parts of the city for the second day on Tuesday.

According to a source in a leading IT company a few of the employees arrived late to the office. An employee with Continental said that he found it difficult to go back to home.

A majority of the stranded employees were supposed to join the afternoon shift. “Employees who attended the general shift which starts at 10 am didn’t find any hurdles to reach office. But those who started their work afternoon, especially for US and UK shifts, got affected,” said an IT employee.

Biocon,a leading BT company, in a statement, said the protesting garment factory workers entered the company campus on Hosur Road and Jigani Industrial area on Tuesday.“They resorted to violence and vandalised Biocon property before the police could arrive on the scene. In the process, a couple of employees were hurt. We have taken necessary steps to safeguard our employees,” stated the company. Infosys, in a reply to a query said there was no disruption in its operation.  According to some sources, IT companies made alternative routes for their employees to reach home.


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