Jack Ma defends the 'blessing' of a 12-hour working day

In China, the laws limit work to 44 hours a week and require overtime pay for anything above that. But many aren’t following the rules, and a rare online movement puts a spotlight on extended work hours in China’s booming tech sector. People from all corners of society have rallied in support for improvements to […]

Jack Ma defends the 'blessing' of a 12-hour working day

Alibaba's billionaire founder sparked intense debate after pressing for a 9am to 9pm working day and a six-day week.

Mon 15 Apr 19 from BBC Technology

China's JD.com boss criticizes 'slackers' as company makes cuts

Richard Liu, the founder of Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com Inc, has weighed in on an ongoing debate about the Chinese tech industry's grueling overtime work culture, lamenting that years of ...

Sat 13 Apr 19 from Reuters Technology

China’s startup ecosystem is hitting back at demanding working hours

In China, the laws limit work to 44 hours a week and require overtime pay for anything above that. But many aren’t following the rules, and a rare online movement puts a spotlight on extended ...

Fri 12 Apr 19 from TechCrunch

Alibaba founder defends overtime work culture as 'huge blessing'

Alibaba Group founder and billionaire Jack Ma has defended the grueling overtime work culture at many of China's tech companies, calling it a "huge blessing" for young workers.

Fri 12 Apr 19 from Reuters Technology

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