Where: Brecksville Reservation, Brecksville, Ohio. Plateau Picnic Area.
Directions: From Rt 77 take Rt 82 East. Turn Right on Riverview Rd (sign reads road is closed, but is open to park entrance). Turn Right on Chippewa Creek Drive. Plateau picnic area is on the left just past the bridge over Chippewa Creek.
RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
BYOB (but no alcohol permitted at Metroparks) and feel free to bring a side dish or dessert to share. OPFA will provide burgers and hot dogs to grill and other basics
Adjuncts facing a summer without pay because of no/reduced class assignments in the summer need to file for unemployment. Check your eligibility and file at ODJFS https://jfs.ohio.gov/ouc/ClaimInformationPage.stm
When filing for unemployment, always remember to report that your term of employment at your Spring 2016 school(s) has/have ended. Your employment documents demonstrate that you do NOT have “reasonable assurance” of continuing employment there — quote any such language:
“The College reserves the right to cancel this contract and/or class(es) for any or no reason, including but not limited to, if enrollment is insufficient, or if the College determines it must assign the class(es) to a full-time faculty member, or for any other reason. This contract and employment is subject to all appropriate College approvals and policies. Contracts are offered by semester and/or academic year, based on the needs of the College. Acceptance of this contract does not guarantee that the College will offer you additional contracts in the future.
By acknowledging and submitting the assignment(s) associated with this contract, you are electronically accepting this contract in accordance with the conditions stated above.” [Tri-C]
Point out as well that an ODJFS document affirms that adjuncts do not have reasonable assurance: https://jfs.ohio.gov/ouc/School_Employee_Handout.pdf ( second page, bottom of left column).
If your claim is contested, appeal. Refer to our Powerpoint on the process: http://optfa.com/powerpoint-from-unemployment-comp-workshops-now-available/
And report your experience at the NFM Unemployment Compensation Initiative web site: