Employers the world over are trying to measure the impact of COVID-19 on business operations. Many businesses have ceased operations to help combat the virus, but these measures are unsustainable. Temporary closings are turning permanent, cash-on-hand to pay quarantined employees is dwindling and business contracts are going unfulfilled. Many company attorneys have begun to explore creative legal avenues for relief. Some may attempt to legally frame the coronavirus pandemic as an "act of God" and activate the force majeure clauses of their contracts.