Resources for Contingent Employees

This page provides resources for full-time and part-time contingent employees.

For additional information contact Jamie Dangler, UUP Vice President for Academics, at or by calling 1-800-342-4206.

Service Awards for Contingent Employees in the UUP/NYS Contract

Service Awards for Full-Time Contingent Employees, effective July 2, 2011, and continuing.

A one-time $500 payment will be added to basic annual salary at:

    • Second five-year term appointment for Appendix A professionals; and
    • Upon completion of seven years in Appendix C Fundraising, Lecturer, and Appendix B-4 Division III athletic titles.

$500 not-on-base Service Award for Part Time employees - every 8 years of service

Discretionary Salary Awards: In 2015 and 2016, a specific portion of the DSA pool must be allocated to part time employees.

Contingent Academic Survey and Resources

Contingent Academic Survey

"Take Your Survey" flier

Ideas to Promote the Survey

Campus Equity Week resources

Equity for Adjuncts poster

Generic mAsk4CampusEquity poster

UUP mAsk4CampusEquity fillable poster

UUP mAsk4CampusEquity fillable flier

AFT CEW Action Guide

Part-time/Full-time Contingent Employees: Know Your Contract Rights and Benefits: fact sheet

Resources and Reports

By the Numbers: Contingent Employment at SUNY

Unemployment Insurance Benefits: Fact Sheet for Contingent Faculty - July 2017

Unemployment Insurance Program Letter No. 5-17

2010 Report of the Task Force on Contingent Employees: Executive Summary

2010 Report of the Task Force on Contingent Employees: Full Report

2016 AFT Resolution: Legislative Initiative to Rectify Unfair and Detrimental Employment Practices in Higher Education

Part-time/Full-time Contingent Employees: Know Your Contract Rights and Benefits

UUP Position Statement on Contingent Employment

UUP Fact Sheet for Part-Time Employees

2011-16 Contract Fast Facts for Part Time Employees

Guide for Academics at SUNY

NYS-UUP Joint Labor/Management Grants
Full-time and part-time employees are eligible; Individual Development Awards (15 percent of total funds are earmarked for part time employees).

American Federation of Teachers: Resolutions on contingent labor

Ending the Exploitation of and the Reliance on a Contingent Academic Labor System in Higher Education

Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program Eligibility for Part-Time Faculty

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