Housework affects employees' earnings
And ladies, if it feels like your husband never lifts a finger around the house, you’re just about right. Women spend 53 percent more time on housework than men. And this housework has a negative impact on women’s salaries, regardless of occupation.
In contrast, chores lowered men’s wages in only a handful of occupations: management, business, financial operations and sales-related positions. In Hersch’s study, just 24 percent of the men were employed in these fields.