Is “unhappiness leave” really viable?
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Unhappiness leave

Jenna Lomax, News Editor

Yu Donglai, owner of 13 Pang Dong Lai stores in China’s Henan province, made headlines in March when he announced a new workplace policy that gives ten days “unhappiness leave” for staff.

“Everyone has times when they’re not happy, so if you’re not happy, do not come to work,” said Yu, who has long been an advocate for a better work-life balance in China.