• This is 996 culture, a grueling 72-hour work week popular in China that's been criticized for ruining work-life balance

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement The brutal work schedule known as the "996" has been blamed for making work-life balance impossible, causing unnecessary stress, and even killing workers at some of China's leading tech companies.
    This unwritten rule of many Chinese workplaces has been championed by tech leaders and denounced by workers and activists for years. Here's what you need to know about the infamous "996."
    What is 996 work culture?
    The "996," a work schedule which encourages or coerces employees to work from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., six days a week, is common among Chinese tech companies and...
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