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Chinese tech workers asleep on the job - with the boss's blessing

 Reuters 16 May 2019

Sleeping on the job has long been a common sight in offices across China where inefficiency and a surplus of cheap labour can give workers plenty of downtime in many industries. But not in China's technology sector. Business is booming faster than many start-up firms can hire new staff, forcing workers to burn the midnight oil to meet deadlines. Reuters meets the tech company bosses encouraging their workers to snooze during their shifts – and learns how the tactic pays off. (502 Words) - By Jason Lee and Jack Spring


Ma Zhenguo, a system engineer at RenRen Credit Management Co., sleeps on a camp bed at the office after finishing work early morning, in Beijing, China. Credit: REUTERS/Jason Lee

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