Hundreds of University of California employees, including students, have reported either miscalculated or missed paychecks since the university rolled out a new payroll system earlier this year.
The new payroll system, UCPath, has been in the works since 2011 and was phased in over the last three years. The system replaces a 35-year-old payroll system.
By 2015, the project already was $50 million over budget. Currently, the system covers only 77,000 employees, or one-third of the total UC staff.
The UC Student Association and the UC Student-Workers Union are demanding the UC system pay owed amounts, along with fees from financial hardships encountered by those affected.