overwork

Mar 14, 2022

'996' debates continue, but overwork prevails in China internet companies

A year after the death of a Pinduoduo staff member led to calls for change, some company rules about overtime have changed, but the broader culture of overwork remains stubbornly in place.

Feb 9, 2022

‘Too many meetings’ and ‘non-urgent work’ causes of overtime: PRHK

The PR industry in Hong Kong is clear about the causes and consequences of overtime, yet a majority of them are not communicating their frustrations to their managers, according to a survey.

Sep 17, 2021

How China’s ‘996’ culture is changing

Although China has outlawed excessive overtime, burnout culture continues to prevail. As more youth "lie flat" in protest, how should brands respond?

Jan 5, 2021

Pinduoduo faces scrutiny following death of staffer

The ecommerce platform has been known for its pressurising work practices, and is facing backlash after the death of an overworked staff member.

Dec 2, 2020

Unilever to test four-day working week in NZ

Employees will slash their working hours by 20% on the same payroll.

Feb 20, 2020

GO Communications implements 4.5-day workweek

The Malaysian agency becomes a rarity in the region for introducing a shorter working week.