Faculty

Without Summer Jobs, Some Adjuncts Must Fight for Unemployment Benefits

Peter Holderness for The Chronicle

Elizabeth Marino, like many adjuncts, is out of work this summer. Her application for unemployment-insurance benefits was challenged by Morton College, where she began teaching two years ago.
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Elizabeth Marino's ability to eke out a living as an adjunct instructor comes down to whether she is able to spend her summers in front of a classroom.

But this summer, just as in recent years, Ms. Marino is out of work—a typical consequence of...

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