The flux of flex: How flex plans are faringFirst of a two-part series on flex benefits; what are offered, how they’re offered, and why they’re changingBy Daphne Woolf01/31/2005|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 01/31/2005 Is the shine off the flexible benefits star? It would seem that in recent years, some employers are moving away from flexible benefits — at least, the traditional form of such benefits.For many employers, flex benefit plans have not been the value-enhancing, cost-saving vehicles hoped for. It’s not necessarily the case that benefits have lost any value. It’s just that the positive aspects of flexible benefits are not as significant as they were in the past, due to changing employee needs and different corporate objectives. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.