On September 13, 2013, the first designated payday of the fall session, 531 graduate student employees were not paid. By September 21, 2013, twenty-one days following the start of the standard fall session graduate student employee work contract, at least 517 graduate student employees remained unpaid. The response of UMass-Amherst administration up to this point of making emergency loans and emergency salary payments available has been inadequate and burdensome for graduate student employees.
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