University of Florida graduate students protest against unfair living wages
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - Graduate students at the University of Florida plan to protest what they say are less-than living wages that the university currently pays them.
The protest will be held Tuesday from 4 to 6 p.m outside of Tigert Hall.
Students say due to rising inflation, they are paid less now than they were in 2017. Currently, grad students on 12-month appointments make 21,000 dollars a year, while nine month appointments make 16,000 dollars.
They will also hold collective bargaining talks with the University next Thursday as well.
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