What Happens When You Don’t Wear Your Seatbelt in China
Not wearing a seat belt while driving a car may get you a road violation that can lead to getting a fine or a ticket. But a company based in China has a different kind of punishment for people who break this rule — getting taped to a wall in front of your colleagues.
On Wednesday, a couple of pictures were spotted circulating the Chinese micro blogging platform, Weibo. It showed a stoic-looking woman taped to a wall with a yellow and black hazard tape.
Interestingly enough, her co-workers don’t seem to mind her just hanging around while they continued doing their daily duties at the office. It is still unclear what type of company they are working for, however.
“See how poor my pretty colleague, she got found out by our boss for not wearing a seat belt while driving,” the caption on the post wrote, as translated by Daily Mail.
The company also has other rules besides the seat belt one, which were all allegedly set up by the office in April 2017. It includes one rule specifically for women and another involving working hours.
“Female workers are allowed to take a sick leave when they have periods; male workers can do so if their girlfriends are having periods,” one of the rules posted on the board reads.
“Working hours are 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. Any late comers or early leavers will have to crawl out of the office.”
Judging by these “punishments,” it’s kind of hard to imagine these rules as legitimate guidelines set up by the company. If anything, these are more like “office pranks” that some employees pull on each other or harmless rules that a cool boss puts up to make the working environment more lively and humorous.
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