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UF researcher: Unions must recruit blacks in order to regain influence

Published: Dec 19th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — America‚Äôs faltering labor movement will not survive unless unions do more to embrace blacks and other minority workers, says a University of Florida researcher and author of a new book.

UF study: Anti-immigration steps encourage foreigners to stay in U.S.

Published: Nov 6th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Restrictions to keep illegal immigrants from entering the United States are having the perverse effect of encouraging those who are already here to stay by any means necessary, a new University of Florida study finds.

Church events a growing boon to local economies, study finds

Published: Apr 12th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Communities that host church retreats and conventions can count their blessings and the dollars the faithful pump into local economies, a new University of Florida study finds.