John Evans Heads MIT

John EvansJohn Evans, former special assistant to the Secretary for Housing and Urban Development, is named Director of the AFL-CIO's Urban Affairs Department and Chief Executive Officer of the MIT. He will serve as the MIT's CEO for the next 17 years.

AFL-CIO Creates Labor Studies Center

George Meany Classroom AFL-CIO President George Meany founds the Labor Studies Center to promote education and training opportunities for union leadership and rank-and-file members. The AFL-CIO begins a search for a permanent campus.