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Unemployment Insurance- complete this survey here
Contingent professors often experience unemployment — especially between semesters or during the summer term. Contingent faculty face many obstacles when applying for unemployment, especially when colleges and universities claim that faculty have a “reasonable assurance” of continued employment. Take our short survey about your experience with unemployment compensation. Your responses to this survey provide us with important data that we use to inform policymakers and the general public.
Being a university professor, once the quintessential middle-class job, has become a low-wage one. The Faculty Forward Network knows that living the life of an adjunct can be a financial struggle. The Adjunct Living Calculator answers the question, how many classes do you, a contingent professor, have to teach per year to afford your basic needs— housing, healthcare, food, the ability to retire — in your community?