Author: Greg Kratz

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.
  • Benefit from Flexibility

3 Industries Poised to Benefit from Flexibility

By |August 15th, 2017|Categories: Business Case for Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , , |

A few entire industries stand out for the potential to benefit wide swaths of the workforce by exploring opportunities in flex.

  • Work Flexibility Tax

Work Flexibility Tax Implications for Businesses

By |July 27th, 2017|Categories: Work Flexibility Best Practices|Tags: , , |

While 1MFWF does not offer specific legal or tax advice, here are a few items to consider regarding work flexibility tax implications.

Portable Benefits Bill Aims to Help Temporary, Freelance, and Other Flex Workers

By |July 18th, 2017|Categories: Gig Economy, Legislation on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , |

In May, U.S. Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va, and U.S. Rep. Suzan DelBene, D-Wash., introduced the Portable Benefits for Independent Workers Pilot Program Act

  • Affordable Child Care

Affordable Child Care, Flexibility are Both Important for Working Parents

By |July 13th, 2017|Categories: Working Parents|Tags: , , |

While affordable child care is one tool that could be used to address the challenges facing working parents, another is improved work flexibility.

Remote Work Benefits Rural Economies and Communities

By |July 3rd, 2017|Categories: Remote Work|Tags: , , , , , |

By hiring remote workers in small rural communities, businesses expand their recruiting pool— and rural economies get a boost.

  • Benefits of telecommuting

5 Benefits of Telecommuting For Employers and Employees

By |June 13th, 2017|Categories: Benefits of Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , , , |

Here are five specific benefits of telecommuting for employers and employees. As companies embrace these options, life gets better for everyone.

How a Shorter Work Week Can Benefit Companies, Workers

By |June 6th, 2017|Categories: Business Case for Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , |

Several businesses that have experimented with shorter work weeks are finding that both morale and productivity are boosted by the arrangement.

The Business Case: Cross-Generational Benefits of Work Flexibility

By |May 23rd, 2017|Categories: Business Case for Work Flexibility|Tags: , , |

When it comes to generational conflict in the workplace, there may be at least one thing that can help all generations find common ground: flexibility.

Janet Yellen: Change Policies to Bring Women into Workforce

By |May 18th, 2017|Categories: Business Case for Work Flexibility|Tags: , , |

Having more women in the U.S. labor force boosts the economy and improves working conditions for all, according to Federal Reserve Chair Janet L. Yellen.

Take 5: Daniel Arnold on Flexible Work in the Digital Age

By |May 9th, 2017|Categories: Expert Interviews, Research Related to Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Dr. Daniel Arnold helped organize an interdisciplinary conference on “Flexible Work in the Digital Age", focused on work flexbility and work-life balance.