Pandemic Pay Practices – What is Happening Here?

Pandemic Pay Practices – What is Happening Here?

by Larry Reissman As companies address their unique challenges directly related to the impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic, pay is changing dramatically. Employees are greatly concerned with retaining their jobs and their income; employers are greatly concerned with their...
Equity Compensation When a Pandemic Happens

Equity Compensation When a Pandemic Happens

by Tom Wilson “A dime ain’t worth a nickel anymore.” — Yogi Berra The current Covid-19 pandemic is creating significant confusion regarding what to do about equity awards – stock options, restricted stock, RSU’s, performance-based stock units, etc. This article...
Market Competitive Executive Compensation

Market Competitive Executive Compensation

Companies conduct competitive compensation assessments in order to maintain market competitive pay ranges. Due to the variation in the compensation elements, surveys and internal audience, executive compensation assessments are conducted separately from the other...

The Top Five Elements of a Strong Severance Pay Policy

This is a summary of the severance section of the full 2017 Severance and Paid-Time Off: Results from the Special Survey. Forty-five companies from a variety of industries including Technology, Manufacturing, Healthcare, Education, Financial Services, Retail and more...

Long-term Incentives for Private Companies: Do you need them?

Long-term incentives (LTI), including stock options, restricted stock, have long been a key element of total compensation plans in public companies. The principle difference between LTI plans in public versus private companies is that the funding for these long term...