By Judie Much Certified Nurse Practitioner – Retired Member, BCWAC Health Care Committee With the rollout of the Affordable Care Act, people who have never seen a doctor will be seeking new providers and more preventative care. In the U.S. today, there exists a shortage of approximately 16,000 primary care doctors. A bill, introduced into […]
By Tam St. Claire BCWAC, First Vice President There are a lot more concerns facing women’s health and lives than the narrow focus of barriers to contraception and abortion that occupy too much of the public debate. Women are concerned with their economic security and their personal safety. They need reasonable accommodations to successfully balance […]
By Tam St. Claire BCWAC, First Vice President The minimum wage for tip workers is … drum roll … a whopping $2.13 per hour! It hasn’t been increased since the last century (1991). Have you watched how hard waitresses work? Minimum wage for regular workers is $7.25 per hour or $13,920 per year full time […]
BCWAC representatives met with Bucks County Commissioner Diane Marseglia on Friday, February 21 to discuss the need for gender specific data in the next county needs assessment, housing status and other issues. From left are: Nancy Morrill, Peggy Dator, Tam St. Claire, Kathy Beveridge and Commissioner Marseglia.
By Ifeoma Aduba Executive Director, A Woman’s Place My daughter recently turned 15. I know, I know. It’s so hard to believe. You can say it. “O.M.G. Ify! You don’t begin to look like you could be the mother of a 15-year-old. You’re more like sisters.” Thank you. As I said good night to my […]