Many employees who have quit TATA Consultancy Services over the past few years have received legal notices to both their Indian and US/UK addresses. The notice demands them to pay up the amount specified in their legal bond or face legal prosecution.
Many employees who come to US on deputation with TCS and other Indian IT firms either on H1B or L1B quit without following the legal agreements they signed with their respective companies. The companies were losing lots of revenue and experience due to these employees.
Now during tough times in US job market, TCS wants to show that its not a good idea to quit companies just as you wish.Atleast legal notices will serve as warning to employees who are planning to quit or jump to other companies while on deputation.
But the employees who quit TCS breaking legal bonds should be in position to pay bond breakage terms, after all they quit for better pay.