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Communist China’s 12-Hour Workday Facing Mounting Opposition

Tech workers in China are opposing the industry’s 12-hour workday schedule. Dubbed the “996 schedule,” indicating the working time from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. for 6 days a week, many employees complain that they are burning out from exhaustion. However, the 12-hour workday schedule has found strong support from Chinese business leaders, including the ...

Max Lu

An exhausted employee.