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Date: Monday, January 1, 2001 
Question/Topic: Homemakers - home making - time per week 
Answer/Pointer: The American Council of Life Insurance has issued figures on the financial value of 11 typical jobs performed by a homemaker in a week. They are: Child care 45.1 hours Meal planning 1.2 hours Meal preparation 13.1 hours Food buying 3.3 hours Dishwashing 6.2 hours Housekeepiong 17.5 hours Laundry 5.9 hours Sewing 1.3 hours Maintenance 1.7 hours Gardening 2.3 hours Transportation 2 hours Total: 99.6-hour work week. At $5.00 per hours that comes to $200.00 for the normal 40-hour wee, plus $447.00 for 59.6 hours iof overtime at time and a half. That's a total of $647.00 per week. 
Librarian: LCLCPL 

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