Wednesday, 24 Apr 2019

A company managers were detained by police after forcing their employees to eat cockroaches and drink piss


IllustrationIllustration - Unusual actions in giving punishment and humiliating by forcing employees do something by their employer. This is not the only time for companies in China.

Various reports were received by the police about company employees who were forced to slap each other at a company event. But they argue that action is to increase motivation. And besides that there are also staffs who are forced to crawl on public roads or kiss trash cans as a form of punishment or referred to as a way to strengthen teamwork.

Recently circulated on Facebook and Instagram, various uploads on social media said that employees were also ordered to eat cockroaches if they did not meet the sales target.

As a result, the Chinese police in the Zunyi region immediately arrested and detained three managers of a company for forcing their employees to drink urine and eat cockroaches.

Local media reported that police took action after various videos showed that employees were whipped with belts and drank yellow liquid. Then, the three managers were jailed for five and 10 days after the incident occurred, the South China Morning Post reported, as quoted by the BBC on Wednesday, November 7th 2018.

A video circulating widely on the Chinese social media site, Weibo, showed a male employee standing in the middle of the people who surrounded him, whipped with a belt.

Other staffs were seen drinking yellow liquid from plastic cups.

Some screenshots that were said to be messages from managers threatened staff that they had to eat cockroaches if they were performing poorly.

According to media reports, tortured and humiliated employees including drinking toilet water or vinegar and shaving their heads, became part of the home remodeling company culture in Guizhou city. The company also reported not paying employee salaries for the past two months and staffs were afraid to report to the police.


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