Wendy Kaufman

Wendy Kaufman appears in the following:

Dreamliner Returns, And Boeing Is Watching Its Every Move

Thursday, August 08, 2013

Aviation experts continue to follow up on a number of recent accidents and incidents: the Asiana crash; a botched landing by a Southwest jet; and problems with an emergency beacon on a Boeing 787.

The entire fleet of 787s was grounded earlier this year for battery problems. Now, the ...


Private Equity Fund Eyes The Business Of Pot

Thursday, August 01, 2013

A couple of guys with serious investment banking experience are moving into the marijuana business. They've launched the first multimillion-dollar private equity fund devoted entirely to what they like to call the "cannabis space."

It started when Brendan Kennedy was working at the Silicon Valley Bank and learned of an ...


After Asiana Crash, Pilot Training Gets New Scrutiny

Tuesday, July 09, 2013

Investigators are continuing to examine the training and experience of the cockpit crew of the Asiana flight that crashed Saturday in San Francisco. The pilot at the controls had nearly 10,000 hours of experience flying large jets, but only 43 hours in that particular plane, a Boeing 777. Saturday was ...


Employers Face Changes After Same-Sex-Marriage Ruling

Tuesday, July 09, 2013

There are an estimated 225,000 Americans in legally recognized same-sex marriages. The Supreme Court's recent ruling striking down a key provision of the Defense of Marriage Act means they are now eligible for the same federal benefits as straight couples.

Many of those benefits touch the workplace, and employers ...