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Stephenie Overman

Stephenie Overman

Stephenie Overman is a longtime freelance reporter based in Northern Virginia who writes extensively about labor and employment issues. She’s written for Fortune, Forbes, Salon, MarketWatch, Virginia Business and the Los Angeles Business Journal as well as dozens of other publications and websites. She’s author of the book “Next Generation Wellness at Work” and a regional coordinator for the Society of Professional Journalists.

In Virginia, ‘patchwork’ of ordinances makes public-sector organizing a maze

By: - January 16, 2023

Jan. 17 is the date when Prince William County teachers and staff will begin voting on whether to join the growing number of public-sector workers who have maneuvered through Virginia’s maze of collective bargaining ordinances. Thirty-seven percent of U.S. workers employed by state and local governments belong to a union, compared to only 7% of […]