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Rebalancing household chores would create $1.5b economic boost

Men doing more unpaid work at home would create an estimated 25,000 additional FTEs, report says.

Andrew Bevin Mon, 17 May 2021

Fairer apportioning of domestic duties between the sexes would create a $1.5 billion economic boost according to a report commissioned by Westpac New Zealand.

The report, authored by Deloitte, based on 2400 surveys, found just 7% of heterosexual couples who worked identical hours split the load

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Andrew Bevin Mon, 17 May 2021
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