Billionaire Jack Ma has again weighed in on the Chinese tech industry’s gruelling overtime work culture. Photo: XinhuaBillionaire Jack Ma has again weighed in on the Chinese tech industry’s gruelling overtime work culture. Photo: Xinhua
Billionaire Jack Ma has again weighed in on the Chinese tech industry’s gruelling overtime work culture. Photo: Xinhua

Alibaba founder Jack Ma says companies forcing staff to work overtime are ‘foolish’

  • Billionaire makes remarks in social media post after earlier comments that long hours could be a ‘huge blessing’ for young workers
  • He also calls enforced 996 schedule – working 9am to 9pm, six days a week – ‘inhumane’ and ‘unsustainable’

Topic |   China technology
Billionaire Jack Ma has again weighed in on the Chinese tech industry’s gruelling overtime work culture. Photo: XinhuaBillionaire Jack Ma has again weighed in on the Chinese tech industry’s gruelling overtime work culture. Photo: Xinhua
Billionaire Jack Ma has again weighed in on the Chinese tech industry’s gruelling overtime work culture. Photo: Xinhua
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