Victor Kisch

Victor Kisch

Victor Kisch is a partner of Stoel Rives LLP and chair of the Labor and Employment group, which includes approximately 40 attorneys in six states (Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Utah, California and Alaska). Victor represents management and employers only, and he has specialized exclusively in labor and employment law for 23 years. He has handled over 75 trials, including trials before juries, judges, arbitrators, administrative judges and hearing officers. His practice focuses on wage and hour class actions and defending claims of discrimination, harassment, and wrongful discharge. He also maintains an active practice in the area of trade secrets and in traditional labor law matters. Victor is one of five Oregon employment attorneys elected as a Fellow in the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers; in 2008-2009, he is ranked in the first tier of Oregon Labor and Employment attorneys by Chambers USA (2009) and for several years, he has been listed in Best Lawyers in America and “AV” rated by Martindale-Hubbell. Victor is admitted to practice in Oregon, Washington and California.

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2011 Update: Compliance and regulatory considerations in implementing your value based interventions

Please join Stoel Rives Partners Ed Reeves and Bob Thompson as they present "2011 Update: Compliance and regulatory considerations in implementing your value based interventions" an Oregon Coalition of Health Care Purchasers educational seminar and national webcast. This seminar focuses on understanding the federal law traps and pitfalls associated with the use of incentives and … Continue Reading

Union Civil Wars and EFCA

The NY Times recently ran a story about internal union squabbles, which are hindering organized labor from achieving its political goals. The high profile dispute is between the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and the National Union of Healthcare Workers (NUHW).  The NUHW broke off from the SEIU and is now trying to take over several bargaining units formerly … Continue Reading

Al Franken and EFCA

After months of litigation, Al Franken has been declared the winner of the Senate race in Minnesota.  He will be the 60th Democrat in the Senate, which could enable the Democrats to override a filibuster in the Senate.  So the question becomes where does Senator Franken stand on the Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA)?  Just as a reminder, … Continue Reading
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