Alibaba head’s remarks spark debate over China working hours

Credit: WorldNews- Published on April 19, 2019
Remarks by the head of Chinese online business giant Alibaba that young people should work 12-hour days, six days a week if they want financial success have prompted a public debate over work-life balance in the country. Advertising Jack Ma is one of China’s richest men and his comments last week brought both condemnation and...

Credit: Wochit Business
Published on April 16, 2019 -  00:45
Jack Ma Supports12-Hour Workdays
Hong Kong (CNN Business)One of China's richest men has been criticized for endorsing the controversial culture of 12-hour workdays in the country's red-hot tech industry, saying employees who worked longer hours will get the "rewards of hard work." Jack Ma, founder of e-commerce giant Alibaba (BABA), has spoken out on social media in recent days in support of the Chinese work practice known as "996.

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