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.
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Coffee Shop Conundrum: Cut the Wi-Fi, or Cater to Remote Workers?

By |March 6th, 2018|Categories: Work Flex News: Articles on Work Flexibility|Tags: , |

Some restaurant owners and managers have decided that they would rather not cater to remote workers. Here's why coffee shops may stop supporting the work-from-anywhere crowd.

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What 28-Hour Workweek in Germany Means for Flexibility 

By |February 27th, 2018|Categories: Benefits of Work Flexibility|Tags: , |

German metal workers secured a major victory in their fight for increased work flexibility earlier this month, when their union finalized a deal that secures the right to a 28-hour workweek.

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Knowing If an Employer is Genuinely Passionate About Work Flexibility

By |February 16th, 2018|Categories: Benefits of Work Flexibility|Tags: , |

How can you tell those truly passionate about work flexibility from the mere posers? Here are a few suggestions to help you make the distinction.

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Aeroflow Looks to Set Example with New Parental Leave Policy

By |February 13th, 2018|Categories: Working Parents|

Instead of waiting until they are forced to offer better benefits by government mandate, some companies are choosing to take action on their own when it comes to parental leave policy. One example of a company taking this proactive approach to the problem is Aeroflow Healthcare.

It’s Working Project: Flex Solutions

By |February 1st, 2018|Categories: 1MFWF Supporter Spotlight|Tags: , , , |

In this Q&A, Julia Beck talks about her own family's history with parenting and flexibility, as well as the future of the It's Working Project.

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9 Templates to Help Your Company Boost Flex Efforts

By |January 23rd, 2018|Categories: Work Flexibility Best Practices|Tags: , , |

Many templates for building outstanding work flex programs are just a mouse click away. Here are a few to consider as you craft a new policy.

Study: Older Americans Would Work Longer With More Flex

By |January 11th, 2018|Categories: Phased Retirement, Research Related to Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , |

About 40 percent of retirees would be willing to work again if all conditions were the same as at their last job. But that willingness jumps with flex.

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Survey: Military Families Face Many Challenges; Flexibility Could Help

By |January 2nd, 2018|Categories: Research Related to Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , |

For military families, work flexibility may be an absolute necessity, as a recent report from Blue Star Families highlights.

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What to Know About the Workflex in the 21st Century Act

By |December 13th, 2017|Categories: Legislation on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , |

Congress is taking another run at legislating work flexibility. Here's a look at what both supporters and opponents are saying about a new proposal.

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5 Tips for Small Business Owners, Founders

By |December 11th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: , , |

For some people, the ultimate step toward building a flexible career comes in striking out on their own. Here are five things to remember along the way.

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