Unemployment insurance (UI) benefits are not a form of welfare.
They are an earned benefit for which you, as adjunct faculty, have the
right to apply between terms. Even if you have been
offered an assignment for the following term, you may still be eligible
for UI benefits from the date of your last final exam up to the date
of your first class in the subsequent term. Click here to read more if you have any of the following questions:
How do I file for benefits?
How much will I receive?
Once I start receiving benefits, do I have to fill out any forms?
I've heard that EDD is now issuing debit cards instead of checks. Is that true?
Do I have to pay income taxes on benefits?
What happens when my benefits run out before I return to work?
What if my claim is denied?
What do I say in my telephone interview?
What should I do if I get an EDD Notice of Potential Overpayment?
To read AFA's Unemployment Benefits FAQs and get important contact information, click here.