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About Greg Kratz

Greg Kratz is a contributing writer for 1 Million for Work Flexibility and a former reporter, editor, and work-life balance columnist for the Deseret News and deseretnews.com in Salt Lake City. A father of four active children, he appreciates the flexibility to leave his current work early and adjust his schedule so he can attend a seemingly never-ending string of softball games, Scout activities, piano recitals, and theater performances.
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Report Summary: “Navigating the Demands of Work and Eldercare,” U.S. Department of Labor

By |January 17th, 2017|Research Explainer|

A new report from the U.S. Department of Labor highlights the value of flexibility for the millions of working Americans who are also caregivers.

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Sodexo: Moving Flex Forward

By |January 10th, 2017|Business Case, Moving Flex Forward|

Sodexo has grown into the 19th largest employer in the world, with 425,000 workers around the globe who serve 75 million consumers per day in 80 countries.

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Report Summary: “Women in America—Work and Life Well-Lived,” Gallup

By |January 3rd, 2017|Research Explainer|

A new report from Gallup, "Women in America: Work and Life Well-Lived," outlines why and how businesses should recruit and retain women (hint: flex is key).

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Growing Flex Trend Lets New Parents Take Babies to Work

By |December 20th, 2016|Working Parents|

About 200 companies nationwide now offer programs that allow employees to take their babies to work.

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Telemedicine’s Promise and Challenges, Part 2

By |December 13th, 2016|Technology|

In order to reach what many people see as its huge potential, the telemedicine industry will have to overcome a series of serious challenges.

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Telemedicine’s Promise and Challenges, Part 1

By |December 6th, 2016|Technology|

Of all the trends affecting healthcare today, one that may offer the most potential and also pose the biggest challenges is the growth of telemedicine.

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How-to Guide: How to Decide Which Type of Work Flexibility is Right for You

By |December 1st, 2016|Requesting Flexibility|

To help you decide which type of work flexibility is right for you, here is a rundown of the most common options and ideas on who might want to pursue them.

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World Travel Holdings: Moving Flex Forward

By |November 17th, 2016|Business Case, Moving Flex Forward|

World Travel Holdings' commitment to flexibility has helped it position itself as a dominant force in the travel industry.