Reply to post: Re: Perhaps we could have a version of this for the west as well

Chinese developers rebel against long working hours with crowdsourced tell-all on employers

Robert Helpmann??
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Re: Perhaps we could have a version of this for the west as well

I've never understood the reasoning behind making newly graduated doctors work 36-hour shifts...

IIRC, it started because a doctor running a research hospital stayed up for insane hours and expected everyone else to work the same way. After that, it's all economics. Cheap labor, reduced liability and tradition. It is not done the same way in all countries and those that don't do not have worse medical outcomes on average for having relatively sane working hours for their interns.

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