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Is It Best to Leave IT Alone: A Study of Employee Attitude Towards Union in Indian IT Services

Indian Journal of Industrial Relations

Volume 57 Issue 4

Published: 2022
Author(s) Name: Asimabha Bhowmick | Author(s) Affiliation: Xavier School of Business (XLRI), Jamshedpur, India.
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In a knowledge-driven industry like IT Services where people with higher skills are expected to be better placed and treated well in their organizations, the significance of trade unions is often undermined. While the employers and IT forums and organizations of national importance have generally been averse to unionization, earlier studies revealed quite contradictory perceptions towards unionism amongst IT professionals in India. In the context of new voices of unionization emerging in the US technology sector with Google workers coming together to form a global union alliance in January 2021, this paper examines the attitude of IT professionals in India towards unionization.

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