COVID-19 has had significant impacts on all aspects of business.  While employers are assessing how to handle immediate employee needs related to sick leave, family leave and benefits claims, employers should also consider the impact that changes in their workforce or economic conditions will have on their compensation plans and programs.

Click here to read the first post in a series addressing the impact that COVID-19 has had on executive compensation issues.  In their first post, our colleagues Andrea Rattner, Collen Hart, Kate Napalkova and Katrine Magas discuss whether a temporary leave of absence or furlough triggers forfeiture, payment, vesting, or other treatment under compensation arrangements.