Retirement & Unemployment Benefits

Retired Member Dues

ASQ members with more than 10 consecutive years of membership are eligible for a discount on dues when they fully retire.

Consecutive Years of Membership Dues Discount
10-19 25%
20-29 50%
30 or more 100%

Eligibility Criteria

  • You must be completely retired from employment - no consulting or part-time employment.
  • Any years as a Forum, Associate, or enrolled student do not count toward your consecutive years of membership.
  • Discounts apply to basic membership dues for Full, Senior, or Fellow members. (Additional Forums and Divisions, journals, and additional Sections are excluded).
  • For Senior and Fellow members, the program will cover the additional benefit of your choice (one journal OR one additional Section OR two additional Forums or Divisions).
  • You will automatically receive the next discount level when you reach 20 or 30 years of membership.
  • To add optional benefits, please contact ASQ.
To obtain an application for retirement dues discount, click here.

Unemployee Member Dues

Unemployed ASQ members receive a discount on their membership dues based on consecutive years of membership.

Consecutive Years of Membership Dues Discount
1-4 50%
5 or more 100%

Eligibility Criteria

  • You must be a Full, Senior, or Fellow member.
  • Any years as a Forum, Associate, or enrolled student do not qualify.
  • You may submit this application only after being unemployed for at least 90 days.
  • You must be actively seeking employment.
  • Retired or self-employed members are not eligible. ASQ offers a similar benefit for retired members.

Benefits

  • Your basic membership dues for the current membership year will be paid or partially paid by ASQ. Basic membership dues exclude
    additional Forums and Divisions, journals, and additional Sections (Seniors and Fellows—you keep your extra benefit of choice).
  • You may participate in the program for no more than two years in your membership lifetime. You must complete an application for the second year of participation.
  • After renewing your membership, please visit Careers in Quality to search for jobs, apply for positions online, and post your resume for employers to view.
To obtain an application for unemployment dues discount, click here.

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