In China, there has been a debate about business drinks. Anger is raging among the Chinese public over corporate misconduct. They demand that the tradition of drinking alcohol in the office should be abandoned forever. In fact, an employee in Alibaba, one of China’s largest companies, has been accused of rape. A senior manager working in Alibaba company has been accused of rape. After which questions have been raised on the tradition of drinking alcohol related to business.
A female employee working in Alibaba Company has alleged that she got involved in the liquor tradition related to the business. She fainted because of drinking alcohol. During this she was raped. The female employee has told her pain in 11 pages. This letter is going viral on China’s social media platform Weibo. People have started raising their voice against the age-old tradition of drinking alcohol.
The tradition of drinking alcohol in the business world
In fact, in China, there is a tradition of drinking alcohol among employee clients to strengthen the relationship in the business world. A sumptuous dinner is also organized in it. Young employees peg to show respect to senior coworkers. Similarly, businessmen also do the same to impress their clients.
Women have to be victims of harassment
Women employees also have to join this tradition. Many women said that they were forcibly included in this. People also tell dirty jokes in this gathering. But due to being tied in the job, we are left with only a smile. Not only this, sometimes senior managers ask junior employees to peg their share as well. Because of which juniors get intoxicated. China has a culture of seniority, due to which it is very difficult to say no to the boss. Because of this the employees are unable to refuse. The employee also fears that if he refuses, he will not be able to move forward in his career. They will be sidelined at the workplace.
Demand to stop this tradition
However, in 2016, government officials had banned such programs in the administrative service. Consumption of alcohol was prohibited while on official duty. But private companies have continued this tradition.
People are angry about this tradition. Experts say that this tradition of forced drinking will end soon.
indecent culture must end
Looking at the anger that has erupted over the recent incidents, experts believe that this tradition of forced drinking will end soon. At the same time, the organization tracking corruption in China issued a statement saying that this indecent culture should end.