Cleaning workers on strike and having lunch on stairs in Kwun Tong. From professionals to blue-collar staff, Hong Kong’s overworking culture permeates all sectors. Photo: Felix Wong

From security guards to doctors, Hong Kong’s overworking culture is a symptom of deeper social ills that may explode if left unchecked

  • Manpower crunch in sectors, a culture of sucking up to superiors for rewards and exploitation of flexible workforce among causes
  • Unions urge better overtime compensation and legislation on standard working hours
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Cleaning workers on strike and having lunch on stairs in Kwun Tong. From professionals to blue-collar staff, Hong Kong’s overworking culture permeates all sectors. Photo: Felix Wong
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