While China’s tech sector discusses 996 work culture, spare a thought for the masses of ‘dispatch workers’

//While China’s tech sector discusses 996 work culture, spare a thought for the masses of ‘dispatch workers’

While China’s tech sector discusses 996 work culture, spare a thought for the masses of ‘dispatch workers’

By following China’s “996” work culture – working from 9am to 9pm, six days a week – employees will end up in hospital, warn the 996.ICU protesters, whose posts on software development platform Github have sparked widespread debate. The discussion on long working hours may have highlighted practices in the tech industry, but the fight for decent working hours has long been an uphill battle for China’s millions of so-called dispatch workers.Dispatch workers, also known as agency workers, are…

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