The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development has released a study examining gender inequality in the "unpaid economy" -- household chores and childcare for example. Their findings? Women in the United States work about 100 more unpaid minutes per day then men.
The auto industry has staved off production stoppages thanks in part to lengthy shipping times for Japanese parts. But now, the shipments that left Japan before the tsunami have all been unloaded, and automakers face potential shutdowns.
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