China Trends: woman punished for taking maternity leave, and a poor county’s luxury school
Every Tuesday and Thursday, China Trends takes the pulse of the Chinese social media to keep you in the loop of what the world’s biggest internet population is talking about. Asked to write 600 words an hour for maternity pay A furniture company in Shanghai has apologized after demanding that a woman who had taken maternity leave submit a daily handwritten report documenting her past sales.  The staff member was asked last week by Banmoo, her employer, to write 600 words per hour and send a report every day.  The company said it would fine her 50 yuan ($7.25) for each spelling mistake, 100 yuan (US$14.50) for each repetitive sentence, and 500 yuan (US$72) for each late or missing report. The