Official Northwest Illinois Area Local Website

June 11, 2018

      Next NWIAL Memberhip Meeting Sunday July 8, 2018 at 2:30PM...........Updated Floorspread May 23, 2018, click Floorspread below       


Northwest Illinois Area Local 7140

American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO

194 West Lake Street                         Elmhurst, Illinois 60126
Phone:   (630) 833-0088                                                                Fax:   (630) 833-0248

Toll Free: 1-877-472-0140


Carol Stream P&DC                               Palatine P&DC                           Chicago Metro L&DC
 (630) 260-5169                             (847) 590-6627                            (847) 595-7369





Rest In Peace

NWIAL Treasurer Alkesh Modi

(more pictures)




2018 Illinois Postal Workers Union State Convention Pictures

(Hosted by NWIAL #7140)




Remembering President Emeritus William Burrus

December 13, 1936 - May 19, 2018


President Dimondstein: "Let's Deliver Mail, not Myths"

President Trump’s attention of late has been focused in part on the United States Postal Service and Amazon

resulting in a new executive order calling for an evaluation of USPS finances. This is a good 

opportunity to underscore some important facts regarding the Postal Service, a national treasure 

belonging to all the people of the United States.



Join the Town Hall Call on June 14

Opening Day is June 26, and it is right around the corner! Are you ready? 

Join the Town Hall Call to find out what is in the works for opening day 

of negotiations and how you can get involved! You won't want to miss this call.


APWU Meets With Federal Task Force Considering Changes to USPS

On Tuesday, June 6, APWU President Mark Dimondstein, joined by Legislative and Political Director 

Judy Beard, Manager of Negotiation Support and Special Projects Phil Tabbita, along with other APWU representatives, 

met with the White House Task Force on the Postal Service.


Power to the Workers – New Bill to Strengthen Unions

On Wednesday, May 9, Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) introduced the Workplace Democracy Act, 

with Representative Mark Pocan (D-WI) introducing the companion bill in the House of Representatives.


Washington’s Latest Attempt to Slash our Pay & Benefits

On May 4th, the Director of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) sent a series 

of legislative proposals to House Speaker Paul Ryan. In line with the Administration’s Fiscal Year 2019 

budget attacks released earlier this year, the ongoing fight to slash the pay and benefits of postal and federal workers continues.


Rank and File Bargaining Advisory Committee Convenes

Members of the APWU’s Rank and File Bargaining Advisory Committee held their first meeting in 

Washington, DC, on April 24. The committee advises the union’s National Negotiations Committee on bargaining 

demands and must approve any tentative agreement reached before it can be sent to APWU members for a ratification vote. 


24th Biennial National Convention Announced

The 24th Biennial National Convention will be held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on August 20 – 23, 2018

Pre-Convention Workshops will be held on Friday, August 17 and Division Conferences on Saturday, August 18 and Sunday, August 19. 

The BMC Conference will be held the Friday following the convention, on August 24.



NWIAL's Human Relations Report
(Airbourne Paper Fiber-Nuisance Dust or Killer?)

EARLY RETIREMENTS UPDATE                                     LiteBlue 
Home PC Access to PostalEASE)

FMLA CLASS ACTION                                   POSTAL REFORM

   ANTHRAX INFORMATION                                  UPDATE  INFO

OFFICERS                               FLOOR SPREAD (Newsletters)

DIRECTORS                                                             FMLA

STEWARDS                                                    LOCAL LINE

  CONSTITUTION                                  CONTRACT         

                                   LMOU                            DIRECTIONS TO UNION OFFICE                       

ASSOCIATE OFFICES                                   SEND MESSAGE 

                                                                                      FOR WINDOW CLERKS                           

MUTUAL TRANSFER                                               NAME OR ADDRESS CHANGE

APWU FACTS                                         REAL FACTS ABOUT POSTAL SERVICE

PAY INFORMATION                                LINKS                   OTHER LOCAL LINKS


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The Northwest Illinois Area Local 7140 of the APWU represents more than 1,500 members in the northwest suburbs of Chicago, at Carol Stream P&DC IL, Palatine P&DC IL, and the Chicago Metro Surface Hub, and the following Associate Offices: Bellwood, Franklin Park, Highland Park, Kenilworth, Melrose Park, Mount Prospect, Park Ridge, Prospect Heights, Northbrook, River Grove, Winnetka, Glencoe, Glenview, Lake Forest, Golf, Techny, Wilmette, Wheaton and Winfield.

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